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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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Team Activity

  • Gloria Cristina
    El Salvador
    Gloria Cristina received a loan from Joan to purchase fruit and ice to prepare and sell minutas (shaved ice topped with fruit jelly).
    $350 to go
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  • Mirella Alexa
    El Salvador
    Mirella Alexa received a loan from 2 team members to buy bond paper, cardboard, markers, pencils, pencil crayons, etc., to stock up inventory for the mini bookstore.
    Joan lisa
  • Rosalinda
    Rosalinda received a loan from Rich to buy more groceries to sell.
  • Marites
    Marites received a loan from Rich to buy canned goods, condiments, and beverages to sell.
  • Rosemarie
    Rosemarie received a loan from Rich to purchase canned goods, frozen food, sugar, beverages, coffee, and milk to sell.
    $225 to go
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  • Jacquemei
    Jacquemei received a loan from Rich to purchase groceries and many more items to sell.
  • Doris Elizabeth
    El Salvador
    Doris Elizabeth received a loan from 3 team members to purchase boxes of ice cream, ice cream cakes, and popsicles, with the objective of having a better inventory to cover the demands that she hopes to have in the end-of-year season.
    Beverly Cheryl Joan
  • Sabor De Mel Group
    Sabor De Mel Group received a loan from 2 team members to buy thread, needles, and fabric.
    Beverly Sandy
  • Hawa
    Hawa received a loan from Andy Johns to provide clean drinking water access and employment in Nairobi.
    Andy Johns
  • Rojina
    Rojina received a loan from Andy Johns to pay for a Bachelor's Degree in International Business.
    Andy Johns

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Rankings In Memorials Category

#4 for New Users (All Time)
#7 for Amount Funded (All Time)
#8 for Amount Funded (This Month)