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

    LDS - Honoring our Japanese Heritage

    20 members have lent $25,750 in 1,001 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.
  • Dick Adamson memorial fund

    Dick Adamson memorial fund

    21 members have lent $24,550 in 960 loans
    Melbourne, Australia Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: we'd like to honour the memory of Dick Adamson, an enthusiastic Kiva lender and beloved friend to many throughout the world:
  • Kenny B. – That’s how he/we roll!

    Kenny B. – That’s how he/we roll!

    12 members have lent $22,300 in 464 loans
    We Are Everywhere Category: Memorials Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: We’d like to honor the memory of Kenny B, who was a lover of life, travel and all things auto. Kenny explored, without prejudice or judgment, the inner workings and outer boundaries of experience. This cause is in his…
  • The Neil Desai Foundation

    The Neil Desai Foundation

    9 members have lent $21,650 in 822 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…
  • Ben Balto-Bongard Memorial Fund

    Ben Balto-Bongard Memorial Fund

    37 members have lent $21,200 in 618 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…
  • For Nita

    For Nita

    13 members have lent $20,075 in 790 loans
    California Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: Nita taught us to share.
  • Matthew Christopher Memorial Team

    Matthew Christopher Memorial Team

    13 members have lent $17,775 in 234 loans
    PA Category: Memorials Team since: Aug, 2013
    We loan because: Matthew supported Kiva and felt strongly about helping others.
  • In Memory of Chris Nutile

    In Memory of Chris Nutile

    48 members have lent $17,325 in 586 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2011
    We loan because: We want to continue the passion that Chris had about his favorite Charity.
  • Federico Cosolo

    Federico Cosolo

    26 members have lent $17,250 in 681 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...