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3,426 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Schroeder Family

    Schroeder Family

    26 members have lent $108,500 in 3,330 loans
    Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri Category: Families Team since: Oct, 2010
    We loan because: "Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others." - Saint Augustine
  • Renaissance

    Renaissance

    6 members have lent $84,850 in 3,347 loans
    Western Canada Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We can help people by giving a hand up.
  • Team Kisman

    Team Kisman

    2 members have lent $73,725 in 2,903 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.
  • 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.
  • Würfl

    Würfl

    5 members have lent $70,225 in 698 loans
    Deutschland, Munich, Germering Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2014
  • A HELPING HAND

    A HELPING HAND

    19 members have lent $69,250 in 1,676 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.
  • Charles Family

    1 members have lent $68,900 in 845 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…
  • Symonds Capital Group

    Symonds Capital Group

    5 members have lent $66,650 in 454 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...
  • GrammyJ's

    GrammyJ's

    13 members have lent $61,875 in 2,349 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: It keeps us in touch with the world.