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Lending teams are self-organized groups where members can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 3,032 members have lent $1,084,500 in 34,297 loansUSA Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We believe in the generosity of the human spirit that is still alive within Americans of all backgrounds.
- 1,797 members have lent $1,083,850 in 41,084 loansFinland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 3,579 members have lent $1,056,850 in 36,865 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 1,142 members have lent $979,725 in 33,944 loansDunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…
- 1,138 members have lent $969,175 in 14,086 loansCategory: Businesses Team since: Jun, 2012We loan because: We are commited to creating a better world and making a positive difference. We strive to be socially responsible and contribute to the welfare and interests of the greater society in which we operate.
- 921 members have lent $932,350 in 26,811 loansTexas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
- 584 members have lent $894,425 in 32,110 loansSwitzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
- 160 members have lent $877,850 in 9,676 loansPittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: we want to help people help themselves.
- 989 members have lent $850,000 in 29,825 loansWorldwide Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2010We loan because: NEWS! In honor of International Women's Day, if you join our team, then make a loan and credit our team, we'll match your loan with one of our own!!*
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- 726 members have lent $849,725 in 21,958 loansNew Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.