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3,689 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Cocochoo

    5 members have lent $58,450 in 373 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
  • 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
  • Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women Changing The World

    Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women…

    204 members have lent $52,075 in 1,970 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.
  • Philippines : 25 Venture

    Philippines : 25 Venture

    29 members have lent $51,025 in 1,990 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 !
  • Chile

    Chile

    62 members have lent $50,575 in 1,971 loans
    United States Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2009
  • 8mars

    8mars

    21 members have lent $48,125 in 1,902 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…
  • Get Momentum

    Get Momentum

    32 members have lent $47,850 in 1,278 loans
    Ojai, CA Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2009
  • The Pros from Dover

    The Pros from Dover

    17 members have lent $46,075 in 1,750 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.
  • BLOCK13

    BLOCK13

    16 members have lent $45,075 in 1,783 loans
    Singapore Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: Make a Difference to the Underpreviledged, Marginalized and Oppressed.

    One Who Is Gracious To The Poor Lacks Nothing.
  • Dom's circle

    6 members have lent $42,725 in 914 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