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546 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Kiva Savings Account

    Kiva Savings Account

    26 members have lent $122,050 in 2,307 loans
    Everywhere Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: Why keep money sitting around somewhere when it could be much more useful as capital for entrepreneurs?
  • Party With A Purpose

    Party With A Purpose

    1 members have lent $84,150 in 1,710 loans
    Western Washington Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: We want to make the world a better place and we believe that fostering the opportunities for entrepreneurs to start a business is a great way to help people help themselves.


    18 members have lent $81,275 in 1,870 loans
    Switzerland Murten Schweiz Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2013
    We loan because: Wir helfen gerne!
    Mineralien / Edelsteinfreunde
    Schweizer , Weltb├╝rger,
    Wir haben Teampage, Abstimmungspools, JOIN US
  • Denise Wakeman's KIVA Challenge

    Denise Wakeman's KIVA Challenge

    127 members have lent $40,525 in 1,478 loans
    The Worldwide Web Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: UPDATE #5 - We're well on our way to $30,000. In January 2014, we hit a milestone of 1000 loans. Please join us! (1/18/14)

    UPDATE #4 - What a great Lending Team! We surpassed the $20,000 goal in…
  • Kiva turns 7! Birthday party at Loop, Melbourne on 22 October 2012

    Kiva turns 7! Birthday party at Loop,…

    103 members have lent $38,075 in 1,426 loans
    Loop, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne - Monday 22 October 2012 Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2011
    We loan because: it is Kiva's 7th birthday! Let's celebrate 7 years of small change making a big difference in the world
  • Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    9 members have lent $36,425 in 1,430 loans
    New York Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We have met so many wonderful people in our visits to developing nations, and we greatly appreciate this opportunity to help them during our wedding celebration.
  • Lewis & Viji's Wedding

    Lewis & Viji's Wedding

    28 members have lent $28,175 in 976 loans
    Category: Events Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we're celebrating Viji and Lewis' journey together
  • Helping Ilana make a difference

    Helping Ilana make a difference

    28 members have lent $27,075 in 1,030 loans
    Santa Rosa, California, USA Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We want to make a difference
  • LJ's 40th Celebration

    LJ's 40th Celebration

    46 members have lent $21,450 in 340 loans
    Melbourne, Australia Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: In celebrating LJ's 40th birthday we wish to support a woman to change her life.