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610 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • Francesco and Maria Cataldi In memory of

    Francesco and Maria Cataldi In memory of

    54 members have funded $985,025 in loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2012
    We loan because: To honour the memory of Francesco and Maria Cataldi who passed away in October and December 2011, after 47 years of married life.
    Microcredit is the only revolution of this century.
  • In Memory of Helen and Bill

    In Memory of Helen and Bill

    6 members have funded $642,625 in loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2012
    We loan because: We want to honor the memory of Helen and Bill Matson, whose kindness and generosity set an example for their family and friends.

    This photo was taken by Helen on the island of Ebeye in the Marshall…
  • Lauren Avezzie

    Lauren Avezzie

    54 members have funded $446,675 in loans
    Earth Category: Memorials Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: Lauren cared about justice and equality for the disadvantaged. She believed in hard work and commitment. Women's rights and their advancement in society was a priority as well. This is a great way to help keep her…
  • Jens Damsgaard Vånar Memorial Fund

    Jens Damsgaard Vånar Memorial Fund

    146 members have funded $334,475 in loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: Jens tragically died from Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sleeping in his bed on Thursday February 12, 2009 at the age of 13 months.
    Being an innovative, dedicated and life enthusiastic little kid, this…
  • Amici di Raffaele (Raphael's Friends)

    Amici di Raffaele (Raphael's Friends)

    13 members have funded $170,875 in loans
    USA Category: Memorials Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: Raffaele lived the immigrant's dream and believed anyone willing to work hard deserved a chance to fulfill his or her dreams.
  • Becky's Hugs

    Becky's Hugs

    139 members have funded $137,650 in loans
    Global Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2012
    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,…
  • In Memory of Jack Fellers

    In Memory of Jack Fellers

    5 members have funded $119,225 in loans
    United States Category: Memorials Team since: Oct, 2010
    We loan because: We want to honor the legacy of Jack William Fellers who was always putting others first
  • In Memory of Paul Lambert

    In Memory of Paul Lambert

    151 members have funded $109,100 in loans
    The World Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2014
    We loan because: We all want to remember Paul.
  • In Memory of Asher Green

    In Memory of Asher Green

    27 members have funded $80,300 in loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: To honor the memory of our brother, son, uncle and friend, Asher Green, who died in a hiking accident in Peru in November 2007, at the age of 28.