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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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3,781 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Team Middle East

    Team Middle East

    34 members have lent $37,975 in 923 loans
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates & world wide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: We want to help all regardless of religion, color or race
  • Trangyi

    Trangyi

    2 members have lent $37,525 in 1,479 loans
    New York, NY Category: Friends Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe in paying it forward.
  • Friends Across Oceans

    Friends Across Oceans

    60 members have lent $36,600 in 1,454 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to extend a helping hand across the miles and across oceans. By helping others build or strengthen their businesses, we believe we also help families and communities.
  • Nanofinance Alliance

    Nanofinance Alliance

    17 members have lent $34,875 in 350 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: Every single one of us realizes we had to depend on someone to give us a start, a hope, or a chance. Whether that help from our parents, family, neighbors, or friends we realized it is our turn to pass on the blessings…
  • Arirang

    Arirang

    8 members have lent $33,525 in 1,340 loans
    Korea Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2013
    We loan because: The Korean saga that is often referred to as the "Miracle on the Han River" was possible on the basis of the help from other countries. Now it is time to repay for it. As a Korean, we would like to share more…
  • Emphasizing The Positive

    Emphasizing The Positive

    11 members have lent $32,375 in 1,236 loans
    Snohomish and many more pockets of good Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: We want to encourage more ripple effects of goodness to reach far and wide.
  • investees

    investees

    12 members have lent $31,800 in 1,267 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: investing in people is the best investment of all.
  • Dune Guy Day Every Day

    Dune Guy Day Every Day

    12 members have lent $30,825 in 1,158 loans
    USA & Canada Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We want to embrace the spirit of giving all year long.