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543 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • LDS - Honoring our Japanese Heritage

    LDS - Honoring our Japanese Heritage

    20 members have lent $31,500 in 1,222 loans
    Highland, Utah & Beyond Category: Memorials Team since: Dec, 2009
    We loan because: We want the world to be a better place and give opportunites to those living in poverty a chance to improve their lives.
  • Matthew Christopher Memorial Team

    Matthew Christopher Memorial Team

    13 members have lent $31,250 in 445 loans
    PA Category: Memorials Team since: Aug, 2013
    We loan because: Matthew supported Kiva and felt strongly about helping others.
  • Dick Adamson memorial fund

    Dick Adamson memorial fund

    21 members have lent $29,825 in 1,171 loans
    Melbourne, Australia Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: we'd like to honour the memory of Dick Adamson, an enthusiastic Kiva lender and beloved friend to many throughout the world:
  • Kebo Family Memorial Lenders

    Kebo Family Memorial Lenders

    53 members have lent $28,700 in 1,102 loans
    Los Angeles, CA Category: Memorials Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Dad wished to help people who desire to better their situations for themselves and their families but may not have the financial means to do so.
  • Jan Gerald Milner Memorial Fund

    Jan Gerald Milner Memorial Fund

    5 members have lent $26,750 in 1,038 loans
    Charlotte Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: We remember Jan and have pledged charity in his name
  • For Nita

    For Nita

    13 members have lent $26,100 in 1,018 loans
    California Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: Nita taught us to share.
  • Ben Balto-Bongard Memorial Fund

    Ben Balto-Bongard Memorial Fund

    37 members have lent $25,750 in 767 loans
    Minneapolis, Minnesota Category: Memorials Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: Ben believed microfinance helped people help themselves. He dedicated his time and effort to building the Microfinance Alliance and educating people on ways they can get involved. He believed in sustainable ways to…
  • In Memory of Andy Gabriel

    In Memory of Andy Gabriel

    9 members have lent $24,550 in 795 loans
    San Francisco, CA; Worthington, OH Category: Memorials Team since: Nov, 2011
    We loan because: Andy was a worthy person, and we honor his short life by helping others in need.