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3,779 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • KIVA- Bailey's friends

    4 members have lent $75 in 3 loans
    Dallas, Tx Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2011
    We loan because: "If a university is a repository for knowledge, then some of this knowledge should spill over to the neighboring community. A university must not be an island where academics reach out to higher and higher levels…
  • Faith to Move Mountains

    Faith to Move Mountains

    1 members have lent $75 in 3 loans
    CANADA Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2011
    We loan because: On the last day, Jesus will say to those on His right hand, "Come, enter the Kingdom. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was sick and you visited me." Then Jesus will…
  • STAZIONE ZERO

    STAZIONE ZERO

    2 members have lent $75 in 3 loans
    Latina, Italy Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2011
    We loan because: We believe that the only way of helping the poor is to make responsible use of money. Not just aid, but investment in themselves.
  • WuLu

    1 members have lent $75 in 1 loans
    New Haven, CT Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: This is a great opportunity to celebrate our wedding and help others!
  • 67 Minutes

    67 Minutes

    4 members have lent $75 in 3 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: Providing loans to entrepreneurs is a small gesture of our solidarity with humanity. We are inspired by Nelson Mandela's call to devote at least 67 minutes to changing the world for the better as he gave 67 years…
  • ALFF

    1 members have lent $75 in 3 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: Sharing the love is what ALFF is all about!
  • Leo Sherman Memorial

    Leo Sherman Memorial

    4 members have lent $75 in 3 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Jan, 2011
    We loan because: We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.