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7,871 lending teams in the "Other" category
  • Marins Sans Frontières

    Marins Sans Frontières

    17 members have lent $134,750 in 4,845 loans
    the Great Oceans Category: Other Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: Trade instead of aid...
  • Iran


    106 members have lent $132,975 in 5,173 loans
    USA Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We love to make changes.
  • Spell of the Albino

    Spell of the Albino

    38 members have lent $121,925 in 4,753 loans
    Tanzania Category: Other Team since: Dec, 2011
    We loan because: Stop the slaughtering of albinos in Tanzania and the sinister trade of their body parts for use in witchcraft rituals.

    Albinism is a genetically inherited disorder. Sufferers are afflicted by an absence…

    11 members have lent $111,175 in 4,426 loans
    Sydney, Australia Category: Other Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: The best way to improve the lives of people is to assist them to grow their own sustainable businesses.
  • Third Culture Kids Everywhere

    Third Culture Kids Everywhere

    100 members have lent $103,800 in 3,851 loans
    The World Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: As an international culture group, we know quite intimately the reality of our global interconnectedness. We are brothers and sisters, and we are one another’s keepers. Some of us are in need of a loan, and some of us…
  • & &

    45 members have lent $99,375 in 3,682 loans
    Global Category: Other Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: This will help to build and create wealth for those who have the initiative to do so.


    42 members have lent $89,250 in 3,350 loans
    The Internet Category: Other Team since: Jun, 2010
    We loan because: It's not like we have girls to spend the money on.
  • Burning Man

    Burning Man

    62 members have lent $81,400 in 3,004 loans
    Black Rock City Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008