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7,886 lending teams in the "Other" category
  • Iran


    103 members have lent $125,900 in 4,890 loans
    USA Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We love to make changes.
  • Chip In for Change

    Chip In for Change

    21 members have lent $117,575 in 4,687 loans
    Category: Other Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: it is imperative that we take action to change the current state of global poverty. When we all “chip in”, that change happens faster and has a greater impact in lifting people out of poverty and towards economic…
  • Spell of the Albino

    Spell of the Albino

    37 members have lent $116,050 in 4,518 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…

    10 members have lent $107,525 in 4,280 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

    99 members have lent $101,450 in 3,758 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 $96,750 in 3,578 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.


    41 members have lent $89,225 in 3,349 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

    61 members have lent $79,150 in 2,914 loans
    Black Rock City Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008