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1,762 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • University of Chicago

    University of Chicago

    151 members have lent $70,625 in 2,269 loans
    Hyde Park, Chicago, IL, USA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Simon Fraser University (SFU)

    Simon Fraser University (SFU)

    106 members have lent $63,875 in 2,429 loans
    Burnaby, BC, Canada Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: We would like to leverage the principles of micro financing offered by Kiva and through the collective efforts of individual loans help support our neighbors around the world.
  • University of Washington

    University of Washington

    224 members have lent $63,200 in 2,109 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 Colorado at Boulder

    University of Colorado at Boulder

    125 members have lent $61,925 in 1,812 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.
  • University of Illinois

    University of Illinois

    143 members have lent $59,550 in 1,943 loans
    Urbana - Champaign, IL Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We're better than other schools.
  • Iowa State University

    Iowa State University

    79 members have lent $58,900 in 2,205 loans
    Ames, IA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We care
  • University of Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania

    126 members have lent $58,050 in 2,125 loans
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we are Quakers!
  • Xavier University

    Xavier University

    22 members have lent $57,700 in 2,295 loans
    The Xavier Nation is Global Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: we are living out the Jesuit tradition of being men and women for others.
  • Tuck School of Business

    Tuck School of Business

    25 members have lent $56,600 in 991 loans
    Hanover, NH and all over the world Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008