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

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3,738 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Bubblan

    Bubblan

    79 members have lent $106,100 in 4,123 loans
    Sweden Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we can!
  • Endangered Beekeepers

    Endangered Beekeepers

    316 members have lent $105,325 in 3,966 loans
    All over the world Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: "We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne." -Marcus Aurelius
  • The Road

    The Road

    103 members have lent $100,075 in 2,930 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.
  • Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    29 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…
  • Tareto Maa

    Tareto Maa

    164 members have lent $93,175 in 3,300 loans
    Kilgoris, Kenya Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
  • TaP Micro-Financing Group

    TaP Micro-Financing Group

    46 members have lent $93,025 in 3,706 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.
  • Cocochoo

    5 members have lent $77,775 in 477 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
  • women & femmes & mujeres

    women & femmes & mujeres

    6 members have lent $74,875 in 361 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
  • Druppel

    7 members have lent $74,500 in 480 loans
    Holland Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008