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463 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • Remembering Laurie

    Remembering Laurie

    31 members have lent $10,050 in 179 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Sep, 2012
    We loan because: We remember our KivaFriend Laurie with fondness and want to continue lending in her memory.
  • Makenzie Lynn Memorial Fund

    Makenzie Lynn Memorial Fund

    7 members have lent $9,500 in 298 loans
    Utah, United States Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2011
    We loan because: We loan in memory of Makenzie Lynn Terry. An angel that spent too short of time here on earth. We hope to improve other peoples lives as she improved ours.
  • Team Grace

    18 members have lent $9,425 in 373 loans
    Auburn, Maine, USA Category: Memorials Team since: Nov, 2008
  • Lend for Layton

    Lend for Layton

    25 members have lent $9,100 in 312 loans
    All of Canada Category: Memorials Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: Love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
  • In memory of Joel Beckman

    In memory of Joel Beckman

    17 members have lent $8,975 in 233 loans
    UK, Ireland, Canada. Category: Memorials Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Joel loved life and achieved a huge amount in his 10 short years. Joel was greatly loved and is sorely missed by all who knew him. We want to remember him by helping others achieve their goals and change their lives…
  • remembering Ross Werner

    remembering Ross Werner

    34 members have lent $8,625 in 286 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Jul, 2011
    We loan because: • because of us, because of Ross.
    • because karmic kumbaya is beautiful. because we are beautiful.
    • because of the Fundamental Interconnectedness of Things.
  • Alexia's angels

    Alexia's angels

    16 members have lent $8,275 in 329 loans
    San Francisco Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: We care. We know that life is hard and lending a helping hand gives people hope and the courage to keep going.
  • Philip Newby's Team

    Philip Newby's Team

    16 members have lent $8,150 in 267 loans
    San Francisco and L.A. Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We Love Philip Newby and his Spirit will live on helping others. Philip was a positive influence on us and we wish to share this energy with others.