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3,472 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Frymann

    Frymann

    6 members have lent $110,925 in 351 loans
    California Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2009
    We loan because: We believe we ought to try to "do unto others as we would have them do unto us". We hope that helping people help themselves and others can create transformational change in the world.
  • Renaissance

    Renaissance

    6 members have lent $84,925 in 3,350 loans
    Western Canada Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We can help people by giving a hand up.
  • Würfl

    Würfl

    5 members have lent $80,825 in 745 loans
    Deutschland, Munich, Germering Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2014
  • Team Kisman

    Team Kisman

    2 members have lent $75,275 in 2,965 loans
    Calgary, AB, Canada Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: this is the best way for us to directly help the most needy people in the world.
  • A HELPING HAND

    A HELPING HAND

    25 members have lent $74,325 in 1,878 loans
    Worldwide Category: Families Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: We want to eradicate poverty around the world and give others a chance to better themselves.
  • Symonds Capital Group

    Symonds Capital Group

    5 members have lent $73,775 in 527 loans
    International Category: Families Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: We were given life! And we're ever so grateful for it. Music lessons were nice too...
  • Dingo's brood

    Dingo's brood

    2 members have lent $72,850 in 80 loans
    Boston, MA and Woodstock, GA Category: Families Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We want to be the top lender in the family category. Oh and it helps others and all that crap, blah blah blah.
  • Charles Family

    1 members have lent $70,150 in 866 loans
    Camberley, England Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: We want to help and share in improving other people’s lives.We believe that the most effective way is to empower them where possible. Our family is fortunate because of where we live and the opportunities this has…
  • GrammyJ's

    GrammyJ's

    14 members have lent $64,725 in 2,410 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: It keeps us in touch with the world.