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440 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • LDS - Honoring our Japanese Heritage

    LDS - Honoring our Japanese Heritage

    19 members have lent $20,725 in 801 loans
    Highland, Utah & Beyond Category: Memorials Team since: Dec, 2009
    We loan because: We want the world to be a better place and give opportunites to those living in poverty a chance to improve their lives.
  • The Neil Desai Foundation

    The Neil Desai Foundation

    7 members have lent $20,525 in 778 loans
    UK Category: Memorials Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: In memory of Neil Desai who tragically passed away from an undiagnosed heart condition on his 22nd birthday in 2008.

    In 2006 before attending university Neil travelled the world. He played squash and…
  • Bo - a celebration

    Bo - a celebration

    131 members have lent $18,600 in 690 loans
    Oxford, UK Category: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2014
    We loan because: Kiva allows those with little income or erratic income to give to those more disadvantage than themselves – and to give generously - by repeatedly re-distributing the original donation each month.
  • Ben Balto-Bongard Memorial Fund

    Ben Balto-Bongard Memorial Fund

    35 members have lent $18,550 in 521 loans
    Minneapolis, Minnesota Category: Memorials Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: Ben believed microfinance helped people help themselves. He dedicated his time and effort to building the Microfinance Alliance and educating people on ways they can get involved. He believed in sustainable ways to…
  • In Memory of Paul Lambert

    In Memory of Paul Lambert

    141 members have lent $17,225 in 617 loans
    The World Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2014
    We loan because: We all want to remember Paul.
  • In Memory of Chris Nutile

    In Memory of Chris Nutile

    46 members have lent $15,700 in 530 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2011
    We loan because: We want to continue the passion that Chris had about his favorite Charity.
  • For Nita

    For Nita

    12 members have lent $15,275 in 599 loans
    California Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: Nita taught us to share.
  • Federico Cosolo

    Federico Cosolo

    24 members have lent $14,325 in 564 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2011
    We loan because: Federico believed that together we could build a better world. Kiva gives us a chance to honor his memory and continue to work towards his vision...
  • Glenn J Morris' Merciful Ninjas

    Glenn J Morris' Merciful Ninjas

    14 members have lent $13,100 in 509 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: We believe empathy and compassion are the most rewarding part of being human.