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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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3,791 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • BLOCK13


    16 members have lent $45,225 in 1,789 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.
  • Bracken Ridge Baptist Church

    Bracken Ridge Baptist Church

    4 members have lent $44,800 in 1,784 loans
    Bracken Ridge, Queensland, Australia Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2011
    We loan because: we follow Jesus.
  • Silvia's Book Club

    Silvia's Book Club

    1 members have lent $44,600 in 1,154 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.
  • Mondololloso Games Team

    Mondololloso Games Team

    9 members have lent $43,900 in 1,752 loans
    Italia Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Perchè aiutare è bello e non costa nulla, perchè anche gli altri sono parte di noi, perchè vogliamo condividere un po' di quello che abbiamo, perchè ci piace farlo!!!
  • The Million Dollar Project

    The Million Dollar Project

    136 members have lent $42,925 in 1,608 loans
    NYC Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: The Million Dollar Project: If we get 2000 members, then at $25/member over 10 years with 19 re-loans we will invest $1,000,000 entrepreneurs in developing countries. Be a part of it!
  • Random Act Of Kindness

    Random Act Of Kindness

    27 members have lent $41,575 in 1,646 loans
    London Category: Friends Team since: Feb, 2011
    We loan because: We have quite a lot - others have not so much. It would therefore appear to be the right thing to do.
  • Ultra Kiva

    Ultra Kiva

    27 members have lent $41,200 in 1,633 loans
    All Over Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We can, and we care.
  • Alpacas for Altruism

    Alpacas for Altruism

    13 members have lent $41,050 in 1,553 loans
    Bay Area, California, USA Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: alpacas are altruistic
  • Jimmy Eat World

    Jimmy Eat World

    132 members have lent $39,450 in 1,504 loans
    Arizona Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because we want others to have the opportunity to make a better life for themselves and those around them.
  • Trangyi


    2 members have lent $38,900 in 1,534 loans
    New York, NY Category: Friends Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe in paying it forward.