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We loan because...
Becky was unfailingly generous during her short life (2001-2010). She loved freely and without limit, and never met anyone she considered to be a stranger. She was always ready with a hug for anyone who needed one, even when they didn't know it yet. Loaning Becky's memory keeps her love alive, spreading her hugs around the world!

About us
We are a group of people who have been inspired by the love of a young lady named Becky, who was tragically killed 30 August 2010 at the age of 9½. She loved unconditionally, and was always ready with a hug, even for complete strangers. The living memorial of sharing hugs began immediately after her death, when her mother told her classmates to hug each other every day in her memory. This team keeps Becky's love alive by sharing her hugs in the form of loans around the world.

To learn more about Becky and the impact of her short life, visit, which will point you to the Becky's Hugs page on Facebook. Look at the photos and videos to get a better idea about who Becky was, and check out the timeline to see the ways in which people have celebrated her memory and love.

Hugs to you!

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  • Mahmoud
    Mahmoud received a loan from Mark to open his own retail shop for selling spare parts and to buy inventory for his new business.
  • Angel Vitalicio
    Angel Vitalicio received a loan from Mark to purchase manure, fertilizer and insecticide.
  • Janet
    Solomon Islands
    Janet received a loan from Mark to pay for fuel, tires, a vehicle license and a driving license for her bus.
  • Wend-Yam Emilia Elise
    Burkina Faso
    Wend-Yam Emilia Elise received a loan from Nancy to pay for plastic plates, buckets, and strainers and to reinvest the earnings in her business.
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  • Gladys
    Gladys received a loan from lisa to access premium seeds and high quality fertilizer for 0.5 acres of maize, in addition to advice and insurance, optimizing for increased productivity and profits.
  • Hisham
    Hisham received a loan from 4 team members to buy a new cotton candy machine to sell candy for an extra income in order to make a living.
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  • Luz
    Luz received a loan from Rich to buy spare parts and other supplies needed in her business.
  • Belinda
    Belinda received a loan from Rich to buy feed and other supplies to raise her pigs.
  • Pamila
    Pamila received a loan from Rich to purchase additional fishing supplies such as a fishing net, bamboo, rope and gasoline for her boat.
  • John
    John received a loan from Cheryl to purchase wholesale sunflower seeds from 60 female farmers, allowing them to stockpile and extend production, utilizing their new machines at capacity of pressing 8 tons/day.

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