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Team Metafilter on Kiva

The team is going strong with 340 members who made almost 4000 loans totaling over $115,000. Great! There is room for improvement regarding two slight issues though. [more inside]
posted by travelwithcats on Jul 3, 2014 - 58 comments

Team Metafilter passed $100k on Kiva.org

Team Metafilter has grown to 329 members and total loans made crossed $100K in November. However, it seems that growth has slowed somewhat. Total for 2012 was $23,625, whole total for 2013 is at $22,250.
posted by zeikka on Dec 27, 2013 - 25 comments

Whither Kiva?

The Kiva team is now 301 members and $73,000ish of total lending. As a purely online lender pool it has maintained its position in the top five lending clubs for three-and-a-half years. It has been enshrined as the second most successful campaign for Kiva, but it has stopped growing. What could be next? Should it keep going? [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Sep 18, 2012 - 24 comments

Kiva going strong

Kiva Team Metafilter Just relending my balance and noticed that we've gone through the $60,000 mark.
posted by lloyder on Feb 24, 2012 - 14 comments

Men of metafilter: A call to arms!

C'mon men of Metafilter. We need to up our Kiva loans! [more inside]
posted by Diag on Nov 15, 2011 - 44 comments

Team Metafilter hits $50k

Kiva Team Metafilter slips through the $50,000 of loans mark. [more inside]
posted by biffa on Sep 26, 2011 - 14 comments

A loan you'll get back and more

The Metafilter group on Kiva.org has slipped to 7th place in new members this month. That's after two years and 233 members lending $42,250. Metafilter was number one for 10 consecutive months. Please help make Metafilter the best team ever.
posted by parmanparman on May 25, 2011 - 79 comments

Groupons for charity

Attention Metafilter Kiva team and DonorsChoose.org advocates: Groupon is currently offering to "boost your donation" with a groupon purchase to either (or both!) of these sites. [more inside]
posted by sarahnade on Dec 13, 2010 - 6 comments

For it is in giving that we receive.

Calling all Team MetaFilter Kiva members (and prospectives)! [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Nov 1, 2010 - 34 comments

Giving is a smile that comes back

The Metafilter Kiva Team has been in existence for just less than one year. In that time 190 people have made $19,225 in loans - for grocery stores in Cambodia to rock music outlets in Palestine the effect of your loans are felt around the world in significant ways. Still, it represents just a handful of MeFites: less than two-tenths of one percent of the total members of the site. [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Apr 29, 2010 - 47 comments

Meaningful Lending Becomes Thoughtful Giving

3 months. $5,000 more, lent via Kiva. Go team. [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Feb 4, 2010 - 15 comments

Not Charity - Change for the better

Metafilter Team members on Kiva.org committed their 5,000th dollar this week to great projects all over the world. Commit to the common good and get paid back with compassion!
posted by parmanparman on Sep 17, 2009 - 117 comments

The only gift you'll ever get back and love even more.

Because I spent June 15 compressed at the bulkhead at the end of two Adventists reading: He: "The (New, Illustrated) Great Controversy" and She: "Creation Illustrated: The Christian Alternative to National Geographic" I forgot to mention the most important thing you can do all day! [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Jun 20, 2009 - 5 comments

Celebrate 10 Years of Metafilter and Make a Difference

The Metafilter Team on Kiva.com has gotten started and two weeks later we have 16 members and have lent just shy of $1,000 to small businesses and collectives in developing countries. Our team is now launching a new campaign to celebrate Metafilter's wonderful users and help individuals, families, and communities around the world. Join us to find out more... [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Jun 2, 2009 - 54 comments

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