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18 lending teams in all categories
  • Food Matters - Vegetarians, Vegans, Raw and Friends

    Food Matters - Vegetarians, Vegans, Raw and…

    82 members have lent $14,700 in 566 loans
    Planet Earth Category: Common Interest Team since: Jan, 2011
    We loan because: We are delighted to be part of a global groundswell of interest in an organic plant based diet free of chemicals and processing.
    We are vegetarians, vegans, raw foodists and people otherwise interested in the…
  • Vegetarians and Vegans

    Vegetarians and Vegans

    1,070 members have lent $564,225 in 20,376 loans
    Global Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We have a vision of a healthier, more compassionate and sustainable world. Hard work is often not enough to escape poverty and we gladly welcome the opportunity to give people and their businesses a fighting chance. Our…
  • Vegans for Peace and Harmony

    Vegans for Peace and Harmony

    150 members have lent $63,075 in 2,154 loans
    Earth Category: Common Interest Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: we want to support non-animal businesses in under-served areas around the world. By doing this, we can show that you don't have to destroy the environment or murder sentient beings in order to make a living.
  • Vegans

    Vegans

    59 members have lent $11,825 in 437 loans
    Earth Category: Common Interest Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: we think this could make the world a better place.
  • Vegetarians & Vegans

    18 members have lent $175 in 7 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: Help people improve their life
  • The Vogue Vegan

    The Vogue Vegan

    4 members have lent $175 in 6 loans
    World Wide Category: Other Team since: Oct, 2012
    We loan because: we want to make a positive impact
  • Vegan Entrepreneurs

    Vegan Entrepreneurs

    2 members have lent $0 in 0 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2016
    We loan because: We like to support vegan lifestyle business to flourish on the planet.
  • Totally Vegetarian

    Totally Vegetarian

    23 members have lent $1,925 in 44 loans
    Redford, Michigan, USA Category: Common Interest Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: we advocate a plant-based lifestyle for its benefits of health to the individual, compassion for animals, and sustainability for the environment. We only encourage loans that are vegan oriented businesses, i.e., no…
  • Vegan atheists

    Vegan atheists

    24 members have lent $6,150 in 234 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2013
    We loan because: we care about the suffering of all species, including humans, but we don't need religion to dictate our morality.
  • Kiva Vegans

    Kiva Vegans

    15 members have lent $350 in 14 loans
    Earth Category: Common Interest Team since: May, 2014
    We loan because: We believe in a more compassionate, healthier, environmentally friendly planet.