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3,764 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • The Pros from Dover

    The Pros from Dover

    19 members have lent $67,800 in 2,219 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.
  • Team Stuck In Customs

    Team Stuck In Customs

    114 members have lent $65,100 in 2,376 loans
    Queenstown, New Zealand Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: We like helping entrepreneurs around the world do great things for their families and their communities.
  • Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women Changing The World

    Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women…

    209 members have lent $59,250 in 2,238 loans
    International Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2012
    We loan because: ... we know we can make the world of difference. We loan because we are called to it, heart and soul. We loan because there are others who are suffering, and we know we can help.
  • Better World

    6 members have lent $57,825 in 2,287 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: To help make the world better
  • Chile

    Chile

    66 members have lent $52,500 in 2,048 loans
    United States Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2009
  • 8mars

    8mars

    22 members have lent $52,425 in 2,074 loans
    mostly Norway and Denmark (or expats of the two) Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: We are lucky to live in one of the richest countries in the world and in a country where women have the freedom and opportunity to achieve virtually everything. We want to show solidarity with our sisters in the rest of…
  • Philippines : 25 Venture

    Philippines : 25 Venture

    30 members have lent $51,050 in 1,991 loans
    WorldWide Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: People can and want to be better economically. We believe this can be done by providing assistance to individuals who are driven to move away from poverty. We believe in Filipino Bayanihan !
  • Teddy Bears Love to Help

    Teddy Bears Love to Help

    7 members have lent $49,200 in 1,921 loans
    Australia Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: Others are in need and we have the ability to help so why don't we.
  • Dom's circle

    7 members have lent $48,300 in 1,011 loans
    San francisco Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2014
    We loan because: we love to help those who have the desire and drive to make a better living
  • Get Momentum

    Get Momentum

    32 members have lent $48,150 in 1,290 loans
    Ojai, CA Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2009