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1,807 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    217 members have lent $109,500 in 3,856 loans
    Madison, Wisconsin Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe we can make a change in this world.
  • University of Maryland

    University of Maryland

    124 members have lent $105,050 in 4,072 loans
    College Park Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because of many reasons, but we are joined by the years we spent at College Park, though not necessarily at the same time.
  • The University of Texas at Austin

    The University of Texas at Austin

    204 members have lent $101,725 in 3,679 loans
    Austin, Texas Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: What starts here changes the world.
  • University of Missouri

    University of Missouri

    54 members have lent $96,650 in 3,651 loans
    Columbia, MO Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: Tigers care!
  • The Ohio State University

    The Ohio State University

    201 members have lent $96,525 in 3,719 loans
    Columbus, OH Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we can make a difference in our global community.
    GO BUCKS!!!!!! O-H-I-O
  • University of Chicago

    University of Chicago

    157 members have lent $95,900 in 3,210 loans
    Hyde Park, Chicago, IL, USA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Simon Fraser University (SFU)

    Simon Fraser University (SFU)

    131 members have lent $88,100 in 3,378 loans
    Burnaby, BC, Canada Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because we want to give a hand up to folks in developing countries who have articulated plans by which they can build a better life. Kiva is an effective, efficient, transparent, and easy to use mechanism by…
  • Textbooks For Change

    Textbooks For Change

    12 members have lent $84,575 in 878 loans
    London, Ontario, Canada Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2012
    We loan because: Giving back is the only way to move forward
  • Brigham Young University BYU

    Brigham Young University BYU

    355 members have lent $83,525 in 3,034 loans
    Utah, Idaho, Hawaii Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We support the growth of people, communities, and business across the globe.