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3,509 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • The Turk Family Christmas Fund

    The Turk Family Christmas Fund

    1 members have lent $28,000 in 1,011 loans
    Australia Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We were sick of wasting time and money buying Christmas presents for each other that no one really needed or even particularly wanted. So we decided to do something positive with the money instead. We've been going…
  • Isaiah 1:17

    Isaiah 1:17

    51 members have lent $27,950 in 662 loans
    Illinois, Ohio, Arkansas & More Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2009
    We loan because: Learn to Do Good: Seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow.


    2 members have lent $26,575 in 1,060 loans
    USA Category: Families Team since: Nov, 2010
    We loan because: People have helped us and we want to return the favor
  • Pearson family

    2 members have lent $26,400 in 223 loans
    Rye, NY Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: It's a way to give back
  • Wagstaff

    10 members have lent $26,250 in 1,021 loans
    United States Category: Families Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: we can, because they need it, because it may be the best way to end poverty.
  • Los Caraqueños

    Los Caraqueños

    6 members have lent $25,725 in 265 loans
    Caracas, Venezuela Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: we care.