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


    106 members have lent $140,850 in 5,483 loans
    USA Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We love to make changes.
  • Marins Sans Frontières

    Marins Sans Frontières

    17 members have lent $135,600 in 4,874 loans
    the Great Oceans Category: Other Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: Trade instead of aid...
  • Spell of the Albino

    Spell of the Albino

    39 members have lent $122,375 in 4,771 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 $120,800 in 4,811 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 $105,200 in 3,906 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 $99,425 in 3,684 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 $89,275 in 3,351 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 $83,825 in 3,101 loans
    Black Rock City Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008