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1,806 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Calvin Kiva

    Calvin Kiva

    158 members have lent $81,000 in 2,836 loans
    Grand Rapids, MI Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: we are called to be agents of renewal in academy, church and society.
  • Luther College

    Luther College

    82 members have lent $77,850 in 2,878 loans
    Decorah, Iowa Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in serving each other as part of our daily lives. We believe in peace without borders.
  • University of Washington

    University of Washington

    230 members have lent $72,525 in 2,411 loans
    Seattle, Washington Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: This is a great way for a small individual effort have a huge impact for positive change and growth. Through microfinance and small-credit loans, we give others around the world the chance to realize their potential…
  • University of Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania

    133 members have lent $70,375 in 2,579 loans
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we are Quakers!
  • University of Illinois

    University of Illinois

    156 members have lent $67,900 in 2,146 loans
    Urbana - Champaign, IL Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We're better than other schools.
  • University of Colorado at Boulder

    University of Colorado at Boulder

    131 members have lent $67,475 in 1,954 loans
    Boulder, Colorado Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Each man's death diminishes me,
    For I am involved in mankind.
    Therefore, send not to know
    For whom the bell tolls,
    It tolls for thee.
  • Brandeis University

    Brandeis University

    63 members have lent $67,125 in 2,623 loans
    Waltham, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Bill Clinton told us to!
  • Iowa State University

    Iowa State University

    83 members have lent $65,775 in 2,456 loans
    Ames, IA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We care