Zidisha Mormons

www.mormon.org

Members and friends of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are also Zidisha lenders. \\\"A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race.\\\" Joseph Smith There are generations yet unborn whose very lives will be shifted and shaped by the moves you make and the actions you take today. And tomorrow. And the next day. And the next\\\". ~ \\\"The Butterfly Effect\\\", by Andy Andrews

Loans Raised

This month: $28,207

Last month: $0

All time: $28,207

Discussion


  • jdfoote     Dec 2, 2014

    That's really too bad - it's a great idea, but I guess people who want to take advantage of a system will find ways to do that.


  • KivaTom     Dec 23, 2013

    MarktheMormon,
    So happy you joined our Group. You are an awesome lender. Thank you!


  • KivaTom     Nov 17, 2013

    Welcome to our Group Marymarrs. Glad to have you here.

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    • marymarrs     Dec 1, 2014

      Hey Tom, I'm preparing to pull out of Zidisha. I am losing money right and left with loans that are being marked as "paid in full" on the lender's page, but nothing is being returned to me for re-lending. Are you able to look into this?

      • KivaTom     Dec 1, 2014

        Smart move Mary, I've put in almost a grand in loans and have lost 70% so far. I think I'll stay with Kiva, and my Kiva Mormons Team. Just waiting for more credits to transfer back to my bank. Sorry this site turned out to be such a bummer for the both of us. Thing is, the person's first loan is small and they pay it off FAST. Then they are ok'ed for a larger loan. That they pay off fast too. Then they ask for a huge loan....no one hears from them again. I think some of their borrowers are scamming the system, and the lenders are loosing their spirit of lending...don't blame them.


  • KivaTom     Sep 21, 2013

    Welcome to the Group CT.


  • KivaTom     Aug 11, 2013

    Doris,
    So happy to have invited you. Welcome to our Team. May you get as much pleasure lending on Zidisha as you have had with Kiva.


  • KivaTom     Aug 7, 2013

    Welcome to our Group Timothy, glad to have you on board.


  • pentatonicscale     Apr 15, 2013

    Hi,
    I'm not on this team but I see that several of you are from Kiva. You are cordially invited to join Kiva-on-Zidisha if you are not yet on it. We especially help new Zidisha members from Kiva to understand how Zidisha works, but also have good discussions, are doing some volunteer translating, and posting loans that might need a little push.

    • KivaTom     Apr 15, 2013

      Thanks for the invite. All the members on this team already belong to Kiva on Zidisha...got to keep those numbers up also 8-) You are cordially invited to join our Group too. Would love to have your numbers added. Thanks for your participation in both organizations. -Tom


  • Abinadi     Apr 12, 2013

    Thank you for the invite, Tom. It looks very interesting and seems to have real potential. -Rich

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    • KivaTom     Apr 14, 2013

      Abinadi,
      Welcome to your small, but growing group! Thank you for making a Zidisha loan. Great to see you again.

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    • KivaTom     Apr 26, 2013

      Rich,
      Please check your Kiva lending page for a message from me.


  • Jalene     Jan 16, 2013

    Welcome to our growing Group Matthew.

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    • MatthewHaight     Jan 16, 2013

      Thanks a lot Jalene! Glad to be part of the group. I, like Tom, am also on Kiva. I really like Zidisha's direct peer to peer lending model.


  • KivaTom     Jan 2, 2013

    Welcome to our Group.
    Sandra
    Jeremy
    Jalene

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  • Sandra     Jan 2, 2013

    Welcome to our Group Sandra and Mike!

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