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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

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336 lending teams in all categories
  • Some day

    3 members have lent $7,125 in 246 loans
    Driebergen Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2013
    We loan because:
  • Cindy and Keith's Wedding

    Cindy and Keith's Wedding

    8 members have lent $6,800 in 146 loans
    New York, NY Category: Other Team since: Jun, 2010
    We loan because: We feel that life has been generous to us, so rather than have wedding gifts for ourselves, we want to share with others who need it more.
  • Pilpilim

    18 members have lent $6,800 in 117 loans
    Planet Earth Category: Other Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We are celebrating Lori and Eran's wedding, by creating an ongoing "endowment" that will be used repeatedly as microfinance loans.
  • Crooked Path

    10 members have lent $6,550 in 252 loans
    U.S.A. Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We are all linked through the love of June Herold and Heather Crombie from gathering at their 2010 marriage ceremony or joining them in spirit there. Instead of wedding gifts, H 'n J request that we, their friends…
  • Kimberly and Peter's Wedding

    Kimberly and Peter's Wedding

    23 members have lent $6,325 in 180 loans
    Bellevue, WA Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2012
    We loan because: We're excited to share the joy of our wedding with you, and maybe make the world a little bit better!
  • Elizabeth and Kevin's Wedding

    Elizabeth and Kevin's Wedding

    8 members have lent $6,225 in 191 loans
    New York Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2010
    We loan because: This team is a charity gift registry for Elizabeth and Kevin's wedding
  • PranceClarkWedding

    14 members have lent $5,850 in 159 loans
    Australia Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We love investing in people who are helping themselves