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7,456 lending teams in the "Other" category
  • Iran


    114 members have lent $184,300 in 7,195 loans
    USA Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We love to make changes.

    11 members have lent $147,250 in 5,869 loans
    Sydney, Australia Category: Other Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: The best way to improve the lives of people is to assist them to grow their own sustainable businesses.
  • Marins Sans Frontières

    Marins Sans Frontières

    18 members have lent $138,675 in 4,996 loans
    the Great Oceans Category: Other Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: Trade instead of aid...
  • Spell of the Albino

    Spell of the Albino

    40 members have lent $122,525 in 4,777 loans
    Tanzania Category: Other Team since: Dec, 2011
    We loan because: Stop the slaughtering of albinos in Tanzania and the sinister trade of their body parts for use in witchcraft rituals.

    Albinism is a genetically inherited disorder. Sufferers are afflicted by an absence…
  • & &

    46 members have lent $121,000 in 4,529 loans
    Global Category: Other Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: This will help to build and create wealth for those who have the initiative to do so.
  • Third Culture Kids Everywhere

    Third Culture Kids Everywhere

    100 members have lent $118,175 in 4,373 loans
    The World Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: As an international culture group, we know quite intimately the reality of our global interconnectedness. We are brothers and sisters, and we are one another’s keepers. Some of us are in need of a loan, and some of us…

    50 members have lent $97,300 in 2,804 loans
    Issaquah, WA Category: Other Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We can.
  • Burning Man

    Burning Man

    65 members have lent $96,075 in 3,557 loans
    Black Rock City Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008