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1,795 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Opus Dei and Strathmore Supporters

    Opus Dei and Strathmore Supporters

    34 members have lent $204,875 in 326 loans
    Worldwide Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2013
    We loan because: Applauding the Strathmore/Opus Dei and Kiva partnership, working together to change the world toward our visions.

    "Opus Dei is recruiting on college campuses young people who are looking for answers…
  • University of Alabama

    University of Alabama

    67 members have lent $184,525 in 5,330 loans
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: "Never doubt that a small group of dedicated, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. "
    Margaret Mead
  • Penn State University

    Penn State University

    196 members have lent $182,400 in 6,264 loans
    State College, Pennsylvania Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We are alumni, students, faculty and friends of Penn State and we are Penn State Proud!.
  • Kiva U Colleges

    Kiva U Colleges

    335 members have lent $175,525 in 1,471 loans
    Worldwide Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Dominican University

    Dominican University

    127 members have lent $153,725 in 5,383 loans
    River Forest, IL Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: We believe in sustainable business and in the human spirit.
  • Northwestern University

    Northwestern University

    192 members have lent $151,750 in 5,743 loans
    USA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We want to make a difference.
  • SFSU Gator Givers

    SFSU Gator Givers

    106 members have lent $147,700 in 5,823 loans
    San Francisco, CA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: we believe in the power of entrepreneurship to lift people out of poverty.