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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

Join as many teams as you'd like, and rally around shared lending goals by counting each of your loans at checkout toward the team's impact.

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3,813 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Zen Habits

    208 members have lent $115,575 in 4,304 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We'd like to make a difference.
  • Bubblan

    Bubblan

    81 members have lent $112,200 in 4,366 loans
    Sweden Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we can!
  • women & femmes & mujeres

    women & femmes & mujeres

    8 members have lent $105,525 in 473 loans
    Around the world & autour du Monde Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2014
    We loan because: We are blessed with our lifes = Nous sommes benis avec nos vies. Thank you. Merci. John and Isabelle
  • Tareto Maa

    Tareto Maa

    175 members have lent $104,200 in 3,724 loans
    Kilgoris, Kenya Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
  • The Road

    The Road

    103 members have lent $101,975 in 2,998 loans
    From all over! Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: we want to enable the individual. We encourage people's initiative and drive to help themselves.
  • TaP Micro-Financing Group

    TaP Micro-Financing Group

    47 members have lent $99,750 in 3,975 loans
    Los Angeles, CA Category: Friends Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: We believe that giving people the opportunity to make income is the most sustainable way to bring the masses out of poverty.
  • Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    30 members have lent $98,100 in 178 loans
    UK and beyond Category: Friends Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: we want to help people to help themselves. I can help manage this system as I know you are all very busy people! :) I have had zero losses in several years and know wheres good to invest your funds. If you are nervous I…
  • Cocochoo

    6 members have lent $92,675 in 555 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
  • The Pros from Dover

    The Pros from Dover

    21 members have lent $80,050 in 2,580 loans
    Finland, France, Italy, Switzerland and the United States Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
    We loan because: It's a great and sustainable way to help people who are less fortunate.