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1,501 lending teams in the "Schools" category
  • ND- Financing Global Futures

    ND- Financing Global Futures

    13 members have lent $24,275 in 956 loans
    Burlington, Ontario, Canada Category: Schools Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to provide business loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries for the sake of alleviating poverty
  • Friends of Ramaz Kiva

    Friends of Ramaz Kiva

    8 members have lent $21,950 in 329 loans
    Category: Schools Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: We want to give others the oppurtunities we have.
  • Mirembe CC Uganda

    Mirembe CC Uganda

    40 members have lent $18,375 in 722 loans
    Category: Schools Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Mirembe Community College (MCC), located in Kampala, Uganda, was founded by Florence Kaluuba assisted by a group of counselors and teachers to address the causes and consequences of dropping out of school among pregnant…
  • Lehigh University

    Lehigh University

    38 members have lent $16,725 in 553 loans
    Bethlehem, PA Category: Schools Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: we are able to and we realize that our loans can have a large impact in helping end world poverty.
  • Springer Elementary School

    Springer Elementary School

    16 members have lent $16,550 in 658 loans
    Mountain View, CA Category: Schools Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We want every Springer Student to learn that each of us can have a positive impact on the world.
  • Talmadge Middle School

    Talmadge Middle School

    28 members have lent $16,075 in 570 loans
    Monmouth/Independence Category: Schools Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: Students can lift people in poor countries out of poverty.
  • Moreau Catholic High School

    Moreau Catholic High School

    955 members have lent $14,525 in 513 loans
    Hayward, CA Category: Schools Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: Moreau Catholic High School is founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross. We are dedicated to transforming students into responsible citizens of our global community.