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Lending History

  • Angel
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Angel is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $375 to purchase 4 sheep.
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    Angel is 53 years old and is married to Maria. They have children but they are all adults now and do not depend on them anymore. He has a sheep breeding business for 30 years. With a loan from World Vision Angel will purchase four more sheep. He feeds the sheep ground corn and when he has time he takes them out to grass so that they are not thin. He also has 8 sheep in his house. He has never had troubles with his business because he always takes care of his animals the best way possible. He is very excited to add new sheep to his flock. This loan will help him because he wants to grow the new sheep, sell them and to have more profits. He does not have buyers right now but he is confident he will have some soon. He wants to keep on breeding sheep and to have 30 sheep again. He wants them to be strong and healthy. He will use the profits to keep on investing and selling sheep and provide for his wife and himself.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Tomas
    They gave
    $300
    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
  • Diocelyn
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Diocelyn is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy additional stock for her store and fertilizer for her farm .
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    Diocelyn is enjoying her Sari-sari store and rice farm in Espanola, Palawan, Philippines. She is married with three children whom she supports through her income. Education is important to her, so most of her income is used to pay for food and school fees. With a loan from World Vision Diocelyn will be able to sustain her businesses. She plans to buy additional stock for her store and fertilizer for her farm. The increased income will allow her to save for future expenses and her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Pompaler
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Pompaler is from Philippines. He has 7 children. He needs a loan of $200 to purchase items for his rice farm.
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    Pompaler Villaruz is 54 years old from Brgy and really believes in education. He has farmed for rice since 2008. His son graduated from a Seafarer course while this year he still supports two of his children in college. One is taking up Nursing and the other one is Accounting. With a loan from World Vision Pompaler will be able to purchase fertilizer and insecticide for his crops so he can have a more successful farm. His additional income will be for his children's education and family's daily basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Romeo
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Romeo is from Philippines. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $475 to purchase a new boat engine.
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    Romeo Mendoza lives in Brgy, Philippines. He has been a fisherman for a very long time now. He is married with two grown children. Romeo finds happiness in being a fisherman for his family. Right now, he is worried because he needs to replace the engine on his boat. He said that his old engine consumes too much gasoline. He knows that there are more efficient types available and new engines on the market that will allow him to use crude oil instead. Crude oil is mor readily available and cheaper to find in the area he lives in. With a loan from World Vision Romeo will be able to purchase a new engine that will be able to run more efficiently, enabling him to make more profit for his family. The additional income will be for his family's daily needs, savings for future needs and reinvestment in the same business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Vong
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Vong is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and a cow.
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    Vong is a farmer and also works as a laborer. She wants to work more of her farm land in order to increase the farm’s output. However, because of her limited income, she cannot afford to buy fertilizer for the farm or a cow to support the farm work. Her only option has been to borrow from the local money lender at a high interest rate. Unfortunately, most of her profit is then used to pay the interest, not put back into the farm. With a loan from World Vision, Vong will be able to buy the fertilizer and cow she needs at an affordable rate. Her family can then work more of the farm. The expanded farm will then increase her income, and the additional income will help improve her family’s living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Karina
    They gave
    $275
    This loan is fully funded
    Karina is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $550 to buy turkeys, chickens and feed to raise them.
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    Karina is twenty years old and a young mother of two children who are in school; she has been married to Israel for three years. She raises chickens and turkeys for living. The biggest challenge in this type of business is that the animals can get sick and she does not have money to buy the appropriate medicines. As a result several of her chickens recently died and the ones she has at the moment are still little. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to buy more animals, feed, and necessary medicine. She explains that whenever there are celebrations in her town people buy many animals and she wants to be prepared for that. One of Karina's goals is to help her husband to cover the home expenses such as food, clothes, and shoes. Eventually they would like to build their own home because for the moment they are still living at her parents'.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Maria Magdalena
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Magdalena is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 to buy more meat and different types of chili. .
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    MMaria Magdalena is 64-years-old and a widow. She lost her husband years ago, but Maria Magdalena says, "I still have a beautiful family of five children: three boys and two girls who are all grown-up." Maria, as neighbors call her, lives in the community of Tetela in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. . Thrity years ago, Maria started her business of "carne enchilada" (meat prepared with chili) and "longaniza de cerdo" (grind pork meat with chili) to help her husband with the family and children's school expenses. Then, she lost her husband and her children got married. Maria explains, "In spite of receiving my children's economic support, I am is still eager to work and to get a good quality of life on my own." Maria is requesting a loan to buy more meat, chili and other needed ingredients to keep preparing her food. The loan from World Vision will increase her sales and profits. Maria says, "that I am also willing to work harder to move my business forward every single day."
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Ransey
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Ransey is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase seeds and fertilizer .
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    Ransey Son is a mother who lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Ransey works very hard at farming rice and potato, to sell for profit in her community, to help provide for her family. At this time Ransey lacks the funds needed to purchase seeds and fertilizer for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Ransey will be able to purchase the seeds and fertilizer needed for her farming business. Because of the loan, Ransey will be able to grow healthy crops of rice and potato to sell, expand her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Ransey will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Erika Estrella
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Erika Estrella is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase tortillas and other ingredients .
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    Erika helps to support her family by preparing and selling a popular Mexican snack door to door. It is called totopos, and it is made with fried or toasted pieces of tortilla. She has been selling totopos for ten years, and wants to expand her business to make it more efficient and profitable. Her goal is to improve living conditions for her family. A loan from World Vision will allow Erika to purchase the ingredients for totopos in bulk. This will enable her to sell more days a week and eliminate costly interruptions caused by running out of certain ingredients. With the additional income she will earn, she will be able to support the education of her two children, ages 12 and 5. In the future, Erika plans to continue to invest in and grow her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Irene
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Irene is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy sheep and animal feed.
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    Doña Irene is 37- years old and she is married to Lucio, who is a construction worker. The couple have two children who are attending school. Irene has always worked raising and selling sheep. She wants to buy a sheep, but she is hoping to find a bargain and buy two. She will, also, buy feed for the animals. Not only will the loan from World Vision allow Irene to buy the animals, she will also receive training to learn how to take better care of her sheep. Irene says, "I am grateful for both opportunities. What I long for the most is to see my sheep growing big and strong-- thanks to the food and the care I will be providing them." With those profits, Irene will help her children. She wants them to continue studying.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Edith
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Edith is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 to buy catalogues and shoes .
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    Edith is 22 years old. She is neither married nor studying and works all week long at her shoe selling business. Because she needs the extra money from selling shoes, she shows her shoe catalogue to her friends and acquaintances whenever she has spare time. As a caring daughter and sister, Edith wants to continue her shoe business. She uses the money that she earns to cover parts of the family and school expenses, which is a great help to her mother and her siblings. One of the challenges to her business is Edith's lack of capital to buy inventory. Sometimes, she doesn't have enough money to buy the shoes that her customers order, especially when the clients do not pay her back quickly. Edith is requesting a loan to buy more catalogues and shoes. This will help her business overcome its slow start: she will be able to order more shoes for more customers without having to make them pay in advance. Her business goal is to one day open her own shoe store to save her from walking over the town to offer her product.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Sokoeun
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokoeun is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and livestock feed.
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    Sokoeun grows rice and raises pigs on her farm. Unfortunately after spending money to buy medicine for her sick child she cannot afford to buy fertilizer for her rice field and can't buy enough feed for her pigs. With a loan from World Vision she will buy the fertilizer and feed she needs. With these urgent needs taken care of she will be able to save money to feed her children properly, send them to school and have access to the health-care service in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Maria Hortensia
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Hortensia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy fertilizers and insecticides .
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    Maria Hortensia is 41-years old and she lives with her family in a community named El Aguacate (The Avocado, in Spanish). She mentions that this community was named that because there used to be avocado groves. About 16 years ago, Doña Hortensia started selling chili, beans, avocados, peaches, broad beans and lentils that she grows. She wakes up every single day at 4;00 am to go to the market to sell her merchandise. This helped Hortensia to provide for her children and to help them continue with their studies. Now, Hortensia is asking for a loan to buy fertilizerd and insecticides to continue growing her produce. The loan from World Vision will help Hortensia to buy the supplies she needs to keep her orchard in good conditions and to grow better produce. This will allow her to increase her sales and profits. With her new earnings, she will be able to provide her family with the things they need and to send her children to school. As her profits allow. Hortensia will be able to fix her house.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Maria Magdalena
    They gave
    $600
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Magdalena is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy pigs and animal food .
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    Magdalena is 30 years old and a mother of three children, she lives with her family in a rural part of Mexico. Magdalena works very hard at raising sheep and other animals to sell for profit, to help provide for her family. Magdalena lacks the funds needed to buy pigs and animal food for her animal raising business. With a loan from World Vision, Magdalena will be able to buy pigs and animal food for her business. She'll be able to grow healthy animals to sell, grow her business and increase her income. With the additional income, Magdalena will be able to provide for all of her family's daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Chantou
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Chantou is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
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    Chantou owns a small farm where she grows rice and seasonal vegetables. Her rice field now needs pesticide because there are a lot of insects that can destroy her rice plants. Therefore, she needs a loan to support her in expanding her farming business. Chantou believes that a loan from World Vision will help her greatly because it will fulfill her most urgent needs and help her get ahead in life and provide for her family. With the profits she makes she will save some for capital for the next season farming business and use some to send her child to school. The additional income will also help to improve her living of standard. She will be able to afford for her child's education and have more access to health-care service in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Matilde
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Matilde is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $150 to buy cleaning cloths, fibers, etc.
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    Matilde, for the past five years has operated her small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. She sells cleaning products to customers in her community. Matilde has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy cleaning cloths, fibers, and supplies to expand her business. Thankfully, the loan will help Doña Matilde continue to grow her business. She mentioned that two years ago she asked for her very first loan and that helped her to improve her business and increase her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Amalya
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Amalya is from Armenia. She needs a loan of $1,300 to purchase potato seeds.
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    Amalya keeps cattle and cultivates land. She lives together with her parents and sister. Agriculture is her family’s main source of income, but it barely brings in enough money to cover their daily living expenses. Amalya would like to improve their farm’s profits by cultivating potatoes and using the additional money from the harvest to improve her family’s living conditions. Amalya plans to purchase potato seeds and to cultivate her crops in a way that ensures that she gets a good harvest. She will be able to feed her family as well as sell the potatoes for additional income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,300
  • Claudia
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Claudia is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase flour,oil, meat, potatoes.
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    For the last two years, Claudia has operated her small business in the Los Chacos region in Bolivia where she sells fast food (patties) to customers in her community. She has one employee who helps her run her shop. Claudia is requesting a microloan from World Vision to purchase flour, oil, meat, potatoes, etc. in bulk to expand her customer base and increase her profits. The additional income will help to purchase food for her family and improve their living conditions. She will reinvest in her fast-food business to ensure she remains financially viable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Mylene
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Mylene is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase bamboo.
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    Mylene is a hardworking entrepreneur in the Philippines who owns a small business making bamboo skewers. She has requested a loan from World Vision in order to purchase more bamboo so that she can make skewers. Mylene dreames of improving her business so that her children will have a better future. Any additional income will be used to finance her children’s schooling, pay for her family's daily needs, reinvest in her business, and saved for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Artak
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Artak is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,450 to purchase livestock and hay.
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    Artak makes his living by farming and raising livestock. Artak would like to expand his business, which requires financial investments. This is why he has decided to apply for a loan. With the requested loan Artak plans to purchase livestock and hay. With the help of this loan Artak will increase his business income and be able to provide a better life for his family. Artak helps care for three additional dependents.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,450
  • Meline
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Meline is from Armenia. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase an air conditioning system .
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    Meline Poghosyan runs a hairdressing salon. She would like to purchase an air conditioning system for her salon so that customers visiting in the hot summer will be comfortable. With better quality service, Meline’s salon will attract more clients. In the future, Meline plans to offer a greater variety of services for her clients, including make up and epilating. Meline lives together with her parents and sister, and she wants to be be able to provide them with a better future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Davit
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Davit is from Armenia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $1,475 to purchase a water pump.
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    Davit Gharibyan is from Agarak where he owns an orchard. Keeping the orchard watered is a huge challenge for him, as there is no water available on the property. He has applied for a loan with World Vision that would enable him to purchase a water pump. With the pump, he would have plenty of water available for his orchard and this would give him a better harvest, which would increase his income. Davit is married and has a young daughter. The additional income would mean a lot to them. It would help to improve their living conditions and give them a more secure future. It would allow Davit to better provide for their needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,475
  • Richard
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Richard is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $300 to buy tools.
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    For the last 4 years Richard has operated his small business in the Machareti region in Bolivia. He provides bricklaying services to customers in his community. Richard has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy tools for his trade to support his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Artashes
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Artashes is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $675 to purchase fabric and new tools.
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    Artashes Manukyan makes and sells furniture. He lives together with his wife, as well as his mother and sister, who he helps support. To meet the increased demand Artashes needs to increase his production of furniture. This is why he has decided to apply for a loan from World Vision. With the requested loan Artashes plans to purchase fabric, materials and new tools. With the income he earns with the help of this loan Artahses hopes to continue to expand his business and enlarge the shop in the future. Development of his business means a brighter future for Artashes and his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Tamara
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Tamara is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,475 to purchase peat, wood and fertilizer.
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    Tamara, a mother of two from Meghry, Armenia, keeps an orchard and a greenhouse. She needs some financial investments to cultivate the land in the greenhouse. With a loan through World Vision, Tamara will be able to purchase peat, wood, and fertilizer to successfully cultivate the land. With additional income generated, Tara will insure a sustainable future for her family. Tamara lives together with her husband, two children and mother. In the future, Tamara hopes to continue expanding her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,475
  • Ara
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Ara is from Armenia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $1,450 to purchase livestock.
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    Ara, a father of two from Malishka, Armenia, keeps livestock and cultivates land. He currently needs some financial investment to further develop his farm. With a loan through World Vision, Ara will be able to purchase livestock, expand his business, and generate more income. Additional income will allow Ara to improve the living conditions for his family and to ensure that his son does not have to go abroad to find work. In the future, Ara hopes to continue expanding his farm and be financially stable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,450
  • Filiberta
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Filiberta is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $350 to buy thread and cloth.
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    For more than 5 years Filiberta has operated her small business in the San Jose region in Mexico. She makes embroidered handicrafts to sell to customers in her community. Filiberta also has a second business where she sells cleaning products. This second business provides a supplemental income which Filiberta needs to support her family. Filiberta has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy thread and cloth so she can make and sell more of her crafts.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Adriana
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Adriana is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy chickens and turkeys.
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    For the last year Adriana has operated her small business in the San Jose region in Mexico. She raises chickens to sell to customers in her community. Adriana has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy chickens and turkeys. The additional animals will allow her to increase her income and help support her family. Adriana is 20 years old and the mother of 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Gabriela
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Gabriela is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy chicks and rabbit food.
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    For the last year Gabriela has operated her small business in the San Jose region in Mexico. She raises chickens to sell to customers in her community. Gabriela also has a second business where she raises rabbits. This second business provides a supplemental income which Gabriela needs to support her family. Gabriela has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more chicks and food for her rabbits, which will increase sales and her overall income. Gabriela is 21 years old and the mother of 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Filiberta
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Filiberta is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $150 to buy food for animals.
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    For more than 5 years Filiberta has operated her small business in the Viloma region in Bolivia. She raises dairy cows for milk production to sell to customers in her community. She also has 1 employee to help her run her farm. Filiberta has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy food for the animals to support her family. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Juana Veronica
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana Veronica is from Bolivia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy an industrial sewing machine.
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    For the last 2 years Juana Veronica has operated her small business in the Nuevo Amanecer region in Bolivia. She makes dresses to sell to customers in her community. Juana Veronica has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy an industrial sewing machine for her business to support her family. Juana Veronica is 35 years old and the mother of 3 children, of whom 3 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450

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