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Lending History

  • Hermenegilda
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Hermenegilda is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase napkins, sheep, food and sodas.
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    Hermenegilda is 39 years old. She has had no opportunity to study. She is married to Crescenciano. He is a tailor. They have three children who are married and work. Hermenegilda and her family live in the community of Vicente, located in a sugarcane area, in the state of Oaxaca. Seven years ago, she began selling lamb tacos. Every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday nights, Hermenegilda sets up shop. She also breeds and sells sheep. She is asking for a loan to invest in the purchase of tortillas, different chilies, gas, tomatoes, salt, onions, napkins, sheep, food and sodas for sale.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Maria De Los Angeles
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria De Los Angeles is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase corn, different chilies, meat, banana leaves and firewood.
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    Maria de los Angeles has run her business for five years. She sells tortillas and tamales on the weekends. She gets orders house to house from her friends and neighbors. She distributes them next day and receives payment upon delivery. Maria is 35 years old. She and her husband, Ofelio, have four children who are all in school. Maria and her family live in the Tetela community, known for the abundance of sugarcane, in the state of Oaxaca. Maria has requested a loan from World Vision so that she may help her husband pay the household expenses and her children’s schooling. She needs this credit to buy corn, banana leaves, salt, chicken, different chilies, tomatoes, onions and others to cook tortillas and tamales for their sale. She hopes that her business will prosper with this credit. Maria wants to provide a better quality of life to her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Erubiel
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Erubiel is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase livestock and pigs.
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    Erubiel is 34 years old. He studied high school and is currently married. He has one child and lives in the community of Tetela, which is located in the sugarcane zone of the State of Oaxaca. Seven years ago, he began his business selling pork and beef in order to support his family and to give a better future to his children. Erubiel sells meat on weekends from his house. Sometimes he takes orders and then delivers the cow or pig. Other times, the meat is already prepared. Erubiel needs a loan to purchase pigs, cows, and plastic bags. This will help him grow his business and ensure his ability to provide a better quality of life for his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Obdulia
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Obdulia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase ingredients, cooking oil, and gas .
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    Obdulia is 42 years old. She is a single mother of two children in elementary school. She and her family live in the State of Oaxaca. Obdulia has been selling traditional Mexican food since 3 years ago. She started her own business to support her children and offer them a better quality of life. She sells food every day. She gets up very early in the morning to cook pastries, tacos, and tortas. She then sells her food by the elementary school in her community during the recess. Obdulia has requested a loan from World Vision in order to purchase ingredients, including: beans, cheese, dough, tortillas, meat, cabbage, rice, eggs, potatoes, chicken, cooking oil and gas in order to cook the food. She hopes that her business grows in the future so that she can offer her family a better quality of life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Elvia
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Elvia is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase food inventory .
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    Elvia resides in Comaltepec,Guerrero, Mexico. She is a 61 years old and married to her husband, Juan. They have 5 adult children who are also married. Elvia is a food vendor and has been selling food in her community for over 30 years. She chose this business because there was little competition in her area. However, she does not have the funds to grow her business at this time. With a loan from World Vision Elvia would be able to purchase food products in bulk including tomatoes, chillies, onions, meat, poultry, cheese, cream, and lettuce to expand her inventory. With her added profits she plans to improve her quality of life as well as help her children build better lives for themselves and avoid economic hardship. Eventually, Elvia would like to establish a restaurant in which to expand the variety of dishes she serves.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Maria
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase coconuts .
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    Maria Marcial Campechano is 58 years old and she is married to Manuel. They have 3 children. Their names are Luis, Marisol and Angel. The youngest of them is studying the first year of junior high school and the others are already married. She works selling coconuts. She decided to begin this activity because she wanted to help her husband with the house expenses and improve their quality life. With a loan from World Vision Maria will purchase more coconuts and continue to expand her business. She says that she is thankful to God for the good results of her business and their family has had enough of what they needed. She has made enough to provide for basic neccesities like house and family expenses. Maria says the loan has benefited her very much as well as her family. She can support them better and she has a better quality life and money for the future. She wants to purchase a stove in the future. Her goal is to invest more money every day. She wants her business to grow. She is thinking about putting in a groceries store and to have more income. By increasing her profits she will benefit very much and she will have an even better quality life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Lucina
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucina is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase items for her store .
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    Lucina Cruz Chavez is 56 years old and she is married to Francisco. They have five children. They are Abel, Maricela, Alicia, Jaime and Luis. Only the youngest of them is studying 1st grade of junior high school. The other ones are already married. She has been selling food for 6 years. She decided to begin this business because she wanted to improve the quality life of her family. She also needed to support her children and give them a better education for a better future. With a loan from World Vision Lucia will purchase: Meat, chicken, chillies, onions, tomatoes, cheese, etc. so she can make more items for her store. She is very grateful because her husband and children never faced an economic or health problems that they have not been able to solve. She has had the money for the small things they have needed like school supplies and uniforms for her child. Lucina is convinced that the loan will help her very much in her business as well as her family. She will have a better quality life and providing for the future. She will continue investing in her business. Her goal is to invest more money in her business to make it grow. She wants to build a restaurant someday, to purchase tables, chairs and kitchen supplies and to have a better production. She wants to have more clients and increase her profits. Lucina thinks that by increasing her business she will have more profits and she will have a better quality life. With these additional profits she wants to purchase a washing machine, which she really needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Maria Del Carmen
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Del Carmen is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase sheep, grass and food .
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    Maria del Carmen is married to Francisco. They have two daughters and one granddaughter who are all in school. Maria breeds sheep to sell. She has not had any trouble taking care of the sheep because when one sheep gets sick she takes them to the vet. They rarely get sick and she has never had any sheep die. With a loan from World Vision Maria will purchase 3 additional sheep. She will use the profits from the sheep for the household expenses. Her goal is to have more sheep in order to help her husband with the household expenses because he is under alot of pressure for all their daughter's educational expenses. The profits will benefit her family because the girls will be able to continue to go to school and they will have all they need to keep on studying and maintain their house.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Angel
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Angel is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $375 to purchase sheep, grass and food .
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    Angel has been a sheep farmer for 5 years. He is single and is very happy. He takes good care of his sheep. Recently, Angel has been struggling to purchase quality feed for his sheep. With a loan, he can purchase food, grass, and more sheep. With more sheep, he can sell more. And the loan can help him expand his corral. With his profits, Angel would like to go back and finish school. He also wants to save money to buy a house.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Tomas
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Tomas is from Mexico. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $450 to purchase another cow and feed .
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    Thomas Lopez Maya is from El Obraje where he raises cattle to support his family. He is wanting to increase his business, but does not have the funds to invest into his business right now. He is asking for funding from World Vision to help him meet his goals. The funds that he receives will be used to purchase another cow and also a supply of feed for the cattle. He would then be able to sell one of his cows and with that money he would make improvements on his barn and increase the space for the cattle. With more space, he can raise more cattle and increase his income. Mr. Tomas is 38 years old he, is married and has three daughters who are all in school. The additional income would help to pay for their school fees and school supplies, and also shoes and clothing for the family. He wants his family to have a better quality of life and is working hard to make that happen. If he can increase his business, it would help the family a lot.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Bricia
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Bricia is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase stock for her store.
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    Bricia Saavedra Quiterio is 52 years old. She is married to Santa Cruz. They have 4 children, who are Estela, Pedro, Abelardo and Margarita. Bricia started a groceries store 3 years ago in order to improve the life quality of her family. She wanted to support her husband with the household expenses. With a loan from from World Vision Bricia will purchase things like: Cooking oil, salt, sugar, milk, beans, cookies, etc. to better stock the shelves of her store and bring in more customers. She thanks God because she has had good results so far from her business. But it is difficult to improving her situation because she does not make enough profit to add a large enough stock to her store and provide for her family. Bricia thinks the loan will benefit her very much as well as her family. She will have a better economic future and improved way of life. She will be able to keep investing in her business. She also wants to save part of her profits and purchase a stove. Her goal is to invest more in her business. She wants to make it grow faster and expand locally to establish a grocery store and increase her investment. She wants to purchase shelve and other things to increase her profits too.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Gloria
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Gloria is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $525 to urchase clothing and other items to sell.
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    Gloria is 58 years old and is married to Angel. She studied until 2nd grade of Junior High School. They have 3 children who are married. She and her family live in Defenza colony of Vicente community. It is characterized for being a sugarcane area. Gloria started working when her husband was retired. She decided to create her own business selling clothes. Her husband gets little money, but it is not enough to pay their needs. Her husband supported her to run the business. She sells her products at her home. She shows the clothes and other things to her friends and neighbors of the community. Sometimes she invites them to her house to show them the clothes that she sells. She sells casual clothes for women and men. She works hard to support her family and to run her business. With a loan from World Vision Gloria hopes to have a larger stock of quilts, tablecloths, curtains, and underclothes for women and men, dresses, blouses, skirts, trousers, shorts and shirts to sell. She hopes that her business prospers with the new stock on hand. With the profits she will be able to provide for the families basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Alma Delia
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Alma Delia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase more water and juices .
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    Alma Delia Silva Marciano is 29 years old. She is married to Damaso, who is a peasant. They have 2 children who are in school. The older one is studying 3rd grade of junior high school and the other one is studying 3rd grade of preschool. For four years, Alma has been selling sodas. She began this activity to support her children and give them a better quality of life. She used credit to purchase water, juices, and sodas to sell. She is having very good results from this business thanks to the support of her husband. She has never had any money or health problems. She earns what is necessary for their daily expenses and to continue investing in her business. Alma would like to grow her business faster. She would like to purchase a blender machine to make her business more profitable. She would like to have enough products in stock to establish a grocery store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Modesta
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Modesta is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $375 to expand her inventory .
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    Modesta Cruz de Jesus is from Las Petacas,Gro and runs a grocery store to help support her family. Her business is pretty good, but she is needing to increase her profits and is asking for funding from World Vision to help her meet her goals. The funds she receives will be used to purchase additional items for her store like cooking oil, rice, beans, cookies, salt, detergents and toilet paper. This will help to bring in new customers and will increase her sales. Mdoesta is married to has five chlidren, with just one of them still living at home. The additional income would help to pay for school fees and would improve their living conditions. It would also enable her to invest some back into the business so that she can continue to expand her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Adela
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Adela is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase products such as beans, rice, milk, cooking oil, sodas, detergent, cookies, toilet paper and water.
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    Adela Chavez Valentin is 49 years old. She is married to Agustin and they have 8 children, two of whom are still in school. They are Azucena and Miguel. They study 2nd grade of high school and 3rd grade of junior high school. Ten years ago, Adela opened a grocery store. She wanted to support her husband with the household expenses. She wanted to help better support her children. She is grateful to her husband for his support. With a loan, Adela will purchase items such as beans, rice, milk, cooking oil, sodas, detergent, cookies, toilet paper and water. By stocking her shelves, she will meet her customers' needs. Her profits will enable her to offer her family a better quality of life. Adela will reinvest in her business and eventually would like a larger space. Her first goal is to purchase a new refrigerator for the sodas.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Guadalupe
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase grocery inventory.
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    Guadalupe has been supporting her family for the last nine years by operating a small grocery store. Her store is across from a school, and she wants to increase the volume and variety of her inventory to attract more customers. Her goal is to make her store more profitable so she can improve living conditions for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Guadalupe plans to purchase juice, cookies, milk, sugar, coffee, bread, and many other items. With the additional income she will earn from this improvement, she will be able to reinvest in her store so she can continue to grow her business. She will be able to buy essential items that she cannot afford now, such as the shoes her son needs for school. Her improved store will be better able to serve the needs of the school and her neighbors. Guadalupe is a single mother with one son in junior high school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Margarita
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Margarita is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase animal feed and sheep.
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    Margarita breeds sheep, but she is worried that there is not enough grass for her sheep in the community. Margarita will use the loan from World Vision to buy food for her animals and two more sheep to breed. She will then be able to sell the sheep at a better price. Her goal is to use the profits from the sale of the sheep to run a stationery store. Margarita is 26 years old and has been married to Daniel for seven years. They have two sons who are in elementary school. Increased profits and a more reliable business will help Margarita support her family and give them a better quality of life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150

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