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- 2,309 members have lent $1,966,200 in 56,701 loansIndians and India Lovers Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: "What we should aim at is the creation of people power, which is opposed to the power of violence and is different from the coercive power of state." - Vinoba Bhave
- 1,617 members have lent $1,943,400 in 67,674 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: "A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race." ~ Joseph Smith
- 1,252 members have lent $1,895,650 in 65,721 loansNetherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
- 379 members have lent $1,861,575 in 25,586 loansCategory: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2012We loan because: You can't find the expired loans even if
browsing all loans. But you'll find them here,
all 16,678 of them.
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- 464 members have lent $1,843,850 in 10,599 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: Baha'u'llah told us to "Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an…
- 1,786 members have lent $1,807,650 in 63,273 loansGermany Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Showing interest in the life of others and giving a helping hand if needed is important.
- 2,837 members have lent $1,726,000 in 58,995 loansNew York City Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: New York is full of entrepreneurs so we want to support others around the world, and give them the opportunity to alleviate themselves out of poverty.
- 998 members have lent $1,685,575 in 64,407 loansFrance Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,679 members have lent $1,545,600 in 53,513 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
- 1,378 members have lent $1,327,350 in 45,339 loansSweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008