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3,900 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Druppel

    2 members have lent $90,725 in 676 loans
    Holland Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
  • Team Stuck In Customs

    Team Stuck In Customs

    114 members have lent $71,825 in 2,639 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…

    223 members have lent $71,675 in 2,713 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.
  • LISC Small Business

    LISC Small Business

    32 members have lent $71,625 in 73 loans
    United States Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2016
    We loan because: We want to support entrepreneurs in local LISC communities across the country. Small business success means stronger local economies, better jobs, and a better standard of living.
  • 8mars


    22 members have lent $58,950 in 2,334 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…
  • 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


    67 members have lent $55,875 in 2,181 loans
    United States Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2009
  • Get Momentum

    Get Momentum

    33 members have lent $54,925 in 1,428 loans
    Ojai, CA Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2009
  • Silvia's Book Club

    Silvia's Book Club

    1 members have lent $52,525 in 1,437 loans
    San Diego, California Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: we read a book, Half the Sky, which inspired us to support microfinancing for women.
  • Dom's circle

    7 members have lent $51,125 in 1,057 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