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1,774 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    265 members have lent $3,008,825 in 22,098 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We want to help people help themselves.
  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

    334 members have lent $2,164,200 in 4,740 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Florida Gators for Kiva

    Florida Gators for Kiva

    313 members have lent $1,043,325 in 22,320 loans
    Everywhere Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: The Gator Nation is everywhere, so by loaning money to people worldwide, we expand the reach of the Gator Nation.
  • Boston University

    Boston University

    144 members have lent $560,875 in 3,571 loans
    Boston Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Stanford University

    Stanford University

    512 members have lent $513,325 in 18,481 loans
    Palo Alto, CA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Purdue University

    Purdue University

    241 members have lent $329,050 in 10,582 loans
    West Lafayette, Indiana, Earth, and Beyond! Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: As a land-grant university with a strong commitment to sustainable development around the world, we whole-heartily support efforts to help alleviate global poverty.
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks

    University of Alaska Fairbanks

    63 members have lent $293,975 in 8,152 loans
    Fairbanks, Alaska Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Dec, 2010
    We loan because: Fairbanks is the Golden Heart City of Alaska, together we can make a difference in the world.

    This group was created by 6 dedicated Honors students in Sherri Wall's Honor's Econ Class with the…
  • UNIVERSITY of UTAH

    UNIVERSITY of UTAH

    131 members have lent $275,575 in 3,843 loans
    Salt Lake City Utah Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Because helping people help themselves is key to ending poverty.
  • Virginia Tech

    Virginia Tech

    189 members have lent $247,525 in 7,568 loans
    Blacksburg, VA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: "Ut Prosim" - That I May Serve. This is the motto of the university, and it is something that students/alumni come to understand as a dedication to service--a duty to think beyond oneself. Kiva is a way that…
  • Boston College

    Boston College

    116 members have lent $216,725 in 4,381 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008