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2,495 lending teams in the "Other" category
  • Freethinkers & Humanists in Favor of Choice

    Freethinkers & Humanists in Favor of Choice

    101 members have lent $64,250 in 2,552 loans
    Worldwide Category: Other Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: "THE FACT IS WOMEN HAVE BEEN TRAPPED. Reproduction is used, consciously or not, as a means to control women, to limit their options and to make them subordinate to men. In many societies a serious approach to…
  • Groupon

    Groupon

    397 members have lent $64,025 in 1,951 loans
    Chicago, IL Category: Other Team since: Nov, 2010
  • Move your world

    Move your world

    145 members have lent $58,600 in 2,090 loans
    North America Category: Other Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We want to get bicycles to people who have no method of transportation other than walking.
  • Team Marilyn

    Team Marilyn

    19 members have lent $56,775 in 2,262 loans
    Category: Other Team since: May, 2012
    We loan because: 1. It’s a great name.
    2. Why not?
  • Think Positive!

    Think Positive!

    2 members have lent $53,725 in 2,147 loans
    Earth Category: Other Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: Think positive!
  • Iranians On Kiva

    Iranians On Kiva

    65 members have lent $51,275 in 1,958 loans
    Worldwide Category: Other Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: We see all of humanity as one giant community regardless of race, creed, ethnicity, religious beliefs, economical or other barriers and it is a large part of our upbringing and culture to help when we can.
  • Knitters for peace

    Knitters for peace

    12 members have lent $50,450 in 1,895 loans
    Sweden Category: Other Team since: Nov, 2012
    We loan because: We belive that a more equal world will be better and safer for all of us.
  • Hjelp andre

    Hjelp andre

    23 members have lent $49,850 in 1,827 loans
    Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Make the world a better place
  • Shift Happens

    Shift Happens

    140 members have lent $49,825 in 1,731 loans
    Category: Other Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Shift Happens, and we want to be the change we want to see.