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1,540 lending teams in the "Schools" category
  • ND- Financing Global Futures

    ND- Financing Global Futures

    13 members have lent $24,525 in 966 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

    10 members have lent $22,250 in 334 loans
    Category: Schools Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: We want to give others the oppurtunities we have.
  • Talmadge Middle School

    Talmadge Middle School

    28 members have lent $19,250 in 679 loans
    Monmouth/Independence Category: Schools Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: Students can lift people in poor countries out of poverty.
  • Mirembe CC Uganda

    Mirembe CC Uganda

    43 members have lent $18,775 in 738 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

    40 members have lent $17,850 in 591 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

    18 members have lent $16,575 in 659 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.