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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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3,792 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Endangered Beekeepers

    Endangered Beekeepers

    322 members have lent $113,575 in 4,271 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
  • Bubblan


    81 members have lent $109,150 in 4,244 loans
    Sweden Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we can!
  • Tareto Maa

    Tareto Maa

    171 members have lent $102,375 in 3,656 loans
    Kilgoris, Kenya Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
  • The Road

    The Road

    102 members have lent $101,550 in 2,981 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.
  • women & femmes & mujeres

    women & femmes & mujeres

    7 members have lent $100,200 in 460 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
  • TaP Micro-Financing Group

    TaP Micro-Financing Group

    46 members have lent $99,025 in 3,946 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

    31 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

    5 members have lent $87,275 in 522 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
  • Druppel

    1 members have lent $79,725 in 572 loans
    Holland Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008