P2P lending

Kiva – Loans that change lives

This is a way for ordinary people to make small loans to small business entrepreneurs in the US and in other countries. I like the concept of individuals being able to lend to other individuals, bypassing the big business financial predators.

Microfinance – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Prosper: The online marketplace for people-to-people lending

A Personal Loan and Lending Investment Community – Lending Club

Social Lending sites reviewed by money-rates.com