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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

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350 lending teams in all categories
  • Celso and Laura's Wedding

    Celso and Laura's Wedding

    18 members have lent $11,950 in 334 loans
    Orange County, California Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead
  • Natalia & Eduardo

    Natalia & Eduardo

    4 members have lent $11,225 in 446 loans
    Sydney, Australia Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: We care and want to give others in need the opportunity to improve their lives.
  • Team Wyffels

    Team Wyffels

    28 members have lent $10,650 in 399 loans
    Geneseo, IL Category: Other Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: We love to help entrepreneurs in agriculture all over the world!
  • Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    5 members have lent $9,775 in 276 loans
    Adelaide, South Australia Category: Events Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: This is a great way to help disadvantaged people across the world - promoting empowerment and making a positive and lasting difference to the lives of individuals, families and communities.
  • Helen and Graham's wedding list

    Helen and Graham's wedding list

    41 members have lent $9,325 in 323 loans
    Eltham Palace, London Category: Other Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We want to celebrate Helen and Graham's wedding by loaning money to those who want to make better lives for themselves rather than buy toasters or knives or plates for the lovely couple....!
  • Some day

    3 members have lent $9,150 in 314 loans
    Driebergen Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2013
    We loan because:
  • David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    33 members have lent $8,700 in 318 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
  • Tracey & Kamran

    Tracey & Kamran

    20 members have lent $8,675 in 303 loans
    California Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe everyone in the world should be given the chance to have a bettter life.