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1,795 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Calvin Kiva

    Calvin Kiva

    155 members have lent $78,675 in 2,760 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

    81 members have lent $75,950 in 2,803 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.
  • Simon Fraser University (SFU)

    Simon Fraser University (SFU)

    117 members have lent $75,000 in 2,861 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…
  • University of Washington

    University of Washington

    226 members have lent $70,725 in 2,342 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

    128 members have lent $66,350 in 1,921 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 Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania

    133 members have lent $66,275 in 2,429 loans
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we are Quakers!
  • University of Illinois

    University of Illinois

    153 members have lent $64,750 in 2,074 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

    81 members have lent $63,700 in 2,392 loans
    Ames, IA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We care
  • Xavier University

    Xavier University

    22 members have lent $61,975 in 2,466 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.