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7,938 lending teams in the "Other" category
  • Iran


    107 members have lent $149,025 in 5,804 loans
    USA Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We love to make changes.
  • Marins Sans Frontières

    Marins Sans Frontières

    18 members have lent $135,850 in 4,884 loans
    the Great Oceans Category: Other Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: Trade instead of aid...

    11 members have lent $126,750 in 5,049 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.
  • Spell of the Albino

    Spell of the Albino

    39 members have lent $122,400 in 4,772 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…
  • Third Culture Kids Everywhere

    Third Culture Kids Everywhere

    100 members have lent $107,600 in 3,999 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 $99,450 in 3,685 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 $89,750 in 3,370 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

    63 members have lent $85,375 in 3,162 loans
    Black Rock City Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Lenders to the Developing World

    Lenders to the Developing World

    80 members have lent $78,700 in 3,018 loans
    Worldwide Category: Other Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We prefer to loan where the need is greatest, where our loans will do the most good & have the greatest impact.