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651 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • $3000 for Megan's 30th

    $3000 for Megan's 30th

    21 members have lent $11,225 in 391 loans
    Worldwide Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2010
    We loan because: At a certain point in life, birthday presents are silly.
  • Porktoberfest - Dallas

    Porktoberfest - Dallas

    8 members have lent $11,100 in 41 loans
    Dallas, TX Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2014
    We loan because: If you can bring people together for a good time, you ought to put them to good use.
  • Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    23 members have lent $11,025 in 356 loans
    Bergen, Norge Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Vi ønsker å bidra til bærekraftig utvikling og fattigdomsbekjempelse.
    We want to contribute to sustainable development and poverty reduction
  • Capital to the Coast 2011

    Capital to the Coast 2011

    44 members have lent $10,325 in 380 loans
    Ottawa to Halifax Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: We want to make a difference, and believe that micro-loans are a great way to empower people and reduce poverty worldwide.
  • Laura's Fabulous 40th Fundraiser

    Laura's Fabulous 40th Fundraiser

    29 members have lent $10,200 in 382 loans
    Toronto, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: To celebrate my 40th birthday I wanted to do something different than just the usual party. I chose to support Kiva because it demonstrates the power of the individual to affect change.
  • Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    5 members have lent $9,775 in 276 loans
    Adelaide, South Australia Category: Events Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: This is a great way to help disadvantaged people across the world - promoting empowerment and making a positive and lasting difference to the lives of individuals, families and communities.
  • Nadine's 40th birthday

    25 members have lent $9,675 in 368 loans
    Adelaide Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: Nadine doesn't need birthday presents
  • TEDxOttawa

    TEDxOttawa

    43 members have lent $9,575 in 358 loans
    Ottawa, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: Because it helps people lift themselves out of poverty.
  • David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    33 members have lent $8,700 in 318 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.