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538 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • In Memory of Asher Green

    In Memory of Asher Green

    27 members have lent $55,100 in 2,136 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: To honor the memory of our brother, son, uncle and friend, Asher Green, who died in a hiking accident in Peru in November 2007, at the age of 28.
  • Shirdi Sai Baba

    Shirdi Sai Baba

    5 members have lent $52,575 in 1,892 loans
    Shirdi , Maharashtra - India Category: Memorials Team since: May, 2012
  • Kalpna Mistry Memorial

    Kalpna Mistry Memorial

    49 members have lent $47,150 in 1,202 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Kalpna Mistry was an amazing and tireless Global Studies teacher at Berkeley International High School. She taught her students about global cultures in unique and progressive ways. Rather than only using text books,…
  • Heather's friends

    Heather's friends

    26 members have lent $45,975 in 1,388 loans
    global Category: Memorials Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: This would appeal to Heather - to many of the places that she visited- helping others to help themselves.
  • In Memory of Tuan Tran

    In Memory of Tuan Tran

    14 members have lent $40,000 in 1,513 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area Category: Memorials Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Tuan Tran whole heartedly believed in this organization. His passion for adventure, his love for cultures, and his relentless pursuit to help others is an inspiration that we must carry on.
  • Bo - a celebration

    Bo - a celebration

    147 members have lent $39,400 in 1,502 loans
    Oxford, UK Category: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2014
    We loan because: Kiva allows those with little income or erratic income to give to those more disadvantage than themselves – and to give generously - by repeatedly re-distributing the original donation each month.
  • Raj Shahani Memorial Team

    Raj Shahani Memorial Team

    42 members have lent $39,000 in 1,544 loans
    Ridgewood, NJ, USA Category: Memorials Team since: Oct, 2010
    We loan because: This team has been created in memory of Raj Shahani who passed away in March 2010 at the tender age of 30. Raj was an active and enthusiastic Kiva lender. He had felt Kiva offered the unique opportunity to help…
  • In Loving Memory of Sheri Bocci

    In Loving Memory of Sheri Bocci

    28 members have lent $38,875 in 1,501 loans
    Lake Oswego, OR Category: Memorials Team since: Sep, 2012
    We loan because: Sheri loved helping others and we strive to exhibit the same compassion she did.

    In Sheri's words: "I've found so much joy in this life and my very favorite thing is sharing that joy with…
  • Remembering Laurie

    Remembering Laurie

    29 members have lent $36,500 in 222 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Sep, 2012
    We loan because: We remember our KivaFriend Laurie with fondness and want to continue lending in her memory.
  • In Loving Memory of Baby Henry John Helms-North

    In Loving Memory of Baby Henry John Helms-North

    29 members have lent $35,825 in 1,406 loans
    Pulborough, West Sussex, UK Category: Memorials Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: Our beautiful son Baby Henry John Helms-North died shortly before he was born at 11am on the 18th July 2009.