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3,863 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    18,872 members have lent $32,015,275 in 636,718 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 13:34
    Love never fails I Cor 13:8

    A short video to get to know Jesus:
  • idu

    idu

    5 members have lent $511,900 in 18,162 loans
    nyc Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: helping others help themselves is best solution.
    And SOLVING ALL PROBLEMS with immediate solutions at ZERO COST is even better- iduidu.blogspot.com/

  • Colbert Nation

    Colbert Nation

    877 members have lent $384,275 in 14,036 loans
    America Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: I am helping my fellow wealthy American friends lighten their swollen pockets to help the rest of the world prosper.
  • MAD 4 People

    MAD 4 People

    76 members have lent $353,275 in 13,041 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: We want to Make A Difference for 100,000 people together.
  • Kakbank

    Kakbank

    59 members have lent $175,550 in 2,425 loans
    The world! Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Micro credits and minimuffins makes the world a little better!
  • Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    572 members have lent $163,750 in 5,810 loans
    California Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: For as little as $25, we can help women entrepreneurs right in our own backyard.
  • Zac's friends

    Zac's friends

    100 members have lent $149,175 in 5,353 loans
    Europe Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: it's an efficient way to help people who have no access to credit, to grow their business and have a better life.
  • Endangered Beekeepers

    Endangered Beekeepers

    328 members have lent $119,875 in 4,505 loans
    All over the world Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: "We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne." -Marcus Aurelius