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1,453 lending teams in the "Schools" category
  • Crater High School of Business, Innovation and Science

    Crater High School of Business, Innovation and…

    9 members have lent $10,300 in 407 loans
    Central Point, Oregon Category: Schools Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We're fortunate enough to have the ability to. We have more than so many others in this world and we want to share with the global community.
  • St. Michael Blues/Prchal's Pals

    St. Michael Blues/Prchal's Pals

    5 members have lent $10,150 in 149 loans
    Minnesota Category: Schools Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: We are very fortunate and want to "pay it forward."
  • Kids for Kiva

    Kids for Kiva

    43 members have lent $10,125 in 356 loans
    British Columbia, Canada Category: Schools Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We are trying to learn about the world around us and how to be a part of making it the best place possible. As one of my students stated, "Kiva is the real thing, not just made up stuff in books." The kids…
  • ASL Eagles

    ASL Eagles

    13 members have lent $9,925 in 293 loans
    London Category: Schools Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Helping others is good for the soul
  • University of Pittsburgh

    University of Pittsburgh

    35 members have lent $9,500 in 373 loans
    Pittsburgh, PA (USA) and Worldwide Category: Schools Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: We feel the important need to support the efforts of our fellow human beings.
  • European School Frankfurt

    1 members have lent $9,475 in 198 loans
    Frankfurt am Main, Germany Category: Schools Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: We care about creating a more peaceful and fair world for people of all nations, languages and cultures.
  • Graland Country Day School

    Graland Country Day School

    10 members have lent $9,275 in 178 loans
    Denver, Colorado Category: Schools Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: We want to use our resources to affect positive change.
  • Dundee-Crown High School MicroCredit Society

    3 members have lent $9,200 in 310 loans
    Carpentersville IL Category: Schools Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: We know a small group can enact great change
    We know small steps will bring us closer to a just future
    We know compassion knows no boundaries
  • Wabash College

    Wabash College

    11 members have lent $9,050 in 176 loans
    Crawfordsville, Indiana Category: Schools Team since: Jan, 2009