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Lending History

  • Maria Concepcion
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Concepcion is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase chilies, tomatoes, onions, garlic, meat and corn .
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    Maria began selling Mexican food in order to help support her family. Up till now, she has had very good results with her business. Her goal, though, is to invest in it to make it grow, eventually building a place where she can put a restaurant. She also hopes to increase her income and improve her family's quality of life. Maria will use the loan from World Vision to purchase products such as chilies, tomatoes, onions, garlic, meat and corn for her business. She also hopes better economic solvency will allow her to save money to purchase a refrigerator, which she needs to sell sodas. Maria is 22 years old. She is married to Mr. Javier, who is a taxi driver. They have a son named Amancio, who is 1 year old. She wants to ensure the future of her son so that he can have a professional career.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Jovita
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Jovita is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase 2 sheep and pasture.
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    Jovita is a 50 year old widow. She lives with her daughter-in-law, Adriana. Jovita works as an animal breeder and recently sold 3 sheep. However, she has been having difficulties finding a pasture to take her sheep to. She also has trouble affording the veterinarian bills from treating her sheep when they fall ill. Jovita currently does not have enough money to buy more sheep and to provide them with food. She is requesting a loan with which she will buy two sheep and provide them with pasture. She will breed the sheep so that her business will be secure in the long term. She will be able to solve her financial problems and pay for her household expenses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Silveria
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Silveria is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $625 to purchase 7 sheep.
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    Silveria is 37 years old and is married to Antonio. They have four children. One of the children, Hector Antonio, is still studying. He is in the 7th grade. Silveria supports her family by raising and fattening sheep for sale. She has been raising sheep for the past 23 years. The main challenge in sheep breeding is keeping the animals healthy. She currently has eight sheep and would like to expand the size of her herd. With the loan, Silveria will buy 7 young sheep, which she will breed in order to further increase the size of her herd. Her goal when raising the sheep is to grow and fatten them. People always buy big, fat sheep to make a special meat dish, roasted in an oven dug from the earth, for parties. She gets more profits when she raises big, fat animals. With the profits, Silveria will be able to support her husband with the household expenses. She will also pay her son's school fees, because she would not want him to have to stop studying.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Lourdes
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Lourdes is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $550 to purchase 5 sheep, pasture and food.
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    Lourdes is 37 years old and is married to Fidel, a construction worker. They have 5 children who are all attending school. Lourdes breeds sheep and currently has a herd of 12 sheep. She is asking for a loan to buy five more sheep, pasture and food. On her own, she does not have enough money to both buy sheep and enough food to sufficiently fatten them for sale. Lourdes's goal is to grow and fatten the sheep. With the profits from their sale, she will fix up her house by painting it and improving the front. She wants her children to have a comfortable home to live in. She wants to buy her children the school supplies that they need. The sheep also make a reliable emergency fund. Lourdes's husband pays the children's school fees and other household expenses, but if they need money for an emergency Lourdes can sell one of her sheep.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Natalia
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Natalia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $475 to buy 4 sheep and pasture.
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    Natalia is 56 years old and has been married to Gerardo for 39 years. Gerardo is a farmer who grows corn, beans and broad beans. Natalia has been selling sheep for the past 30 years. She buys her sheep when they are little and then makes them grow strong and healthy to sell them. The main challenge in raising sheep is to keep them healthy, especially in cold weather. Natalia takes her sheep to the vet every month because they are very delicate and can easily get sick and die. She is asking for a loan to buy 4 more sheep and food. She currently has three sheep. It is hard for Natalia to afford enough food for her sheep. She will make sure that her sheep grow up to be healthy and to produce healthy offspring. She needs the extra money to help her husband with their household and school expenses. The nearest school is in another community, so Natalia has to pay for their transportation. She wants her children to get a college education. With whatever profits she gets, she wants to buy shoes, clothes and food for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Roberta Osvelia
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Roberta Osvelia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy 3 sheep, food and vitamins for them.
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    Roberta is 31 years old and has been married to Justo for 2 years. They have 2 children; one is in school and the other is a new born. Roberta raises and sells sheep. She buys lambs when they are little and takes care of them until they grow up. Then she sells them. She has been selling sheep for 3 years and the only challenge she encounters is in keeping her sheep healthy. Sheep are very fragile and get sick with cold weather, so she has to keep them warm. She is asking for a loan to buy 3 sheep, and food for them. She currently doesn't have any animals because she had to sell them all to get money when she had her baby. She has to start raising a flock of sheep all over again. She is persistent, wanting to continue raising sheep for income to ensure that her children can enjoy a better quality of life. Part of her profits from her sheep raising business will go towards buying her children new shoes and clothes, and part towards fixing their house.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Felicitas
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Felicitas is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $175 to buy food for sheep.
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    Felicitas is 49 years old and has been married to Adan for over 30 years. She is a hardworking woman who, aside from her household duties, raises and sells sheep. She has been selling sheep for 5 years now. She has to take her sheep to the veterinarian every month to get checked. Sheep are very fragile and they get sick easily, so she has to buy vitamins to keep them from getting sick or dying. She is asking for a loan to buy corn for her 8 sheep. Corn is very expensive because there are few people who sell it and many people who need to buy it. Felicita's goal is to make sure that her sheep grow and reproduce as fast as possible. She wants to buy more sheep and have a few calves to expand her herd. With her profits, she will be able to improve her family's quality of life. When her husband doesn't have work, the family is usually in alot of trouble. With Felicita providing an additional source of income, they will have funds to fall back on if times get tough.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Maria Guadalupe
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizers and insecticides for her avocado crops.
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    Guadalupe is 34 years old and she is married to Mr. Carmelo, who works in the field. They have five children and four go to elementary school. Guadalupe sells seasonal fruits in a local market. She gets up very early and goes to the wholesale market to buy nopales, peaches, hot peppers, nisperos, guavas, etc. and she sells them in her community. She also grows crops with her husband. She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizers and insecticides for her avocado crops as she does not have the capital needed to purchase the items. With a loan through World Vision, Guadalupe will be able to purchase fertilizers and insecticides for her avocado crops, which will keep them healthy. She will then be able to produce more and increase sales. Additional income created will allow her to reinvest in her business and support the daily needs of her family. In the future, Guadalupe wants to keep expanding her business and she also wants to own an orchard.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Ma Petra
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Ma Petra is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $550 to buy flour, sugar, milk, eggs, butter, yeast and firewood for baking bread and to buy insecticides for her avocado crops.
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    Petra is 48 years old and is married to Jesus. They have 4 children. 2 children live with them and attend school. Petra sells seasonal fruits and vegetables in a wholesale food market near her community. She also has an orchard where she grows avocadoes, peaches, nisperos and nopales. She wakes up early to go out to sell her fruits. When the fruit growing season is over, she bakes bread to sell. Recently, many of her trees died in a cold spell and others have fallen sick through plagues of insects. She needs to buy insecticides to save the trees. She is asking for a loan to buy flour, sugar, milk, eggs, butter, yeast and firewood to bake bread. She will also buy insecticides for her avocado crops. Her eventual goal is to buy more avocado trees, and to buy a bigger oven so that she can bake more bread. She would like to be the main supplier of bread to all the stores in her community. Petra's bakery will benefit local shops by providing them with a convenient source of bread; they currently have to get bread from other communities. As her orchards expand, she will hire community members to help her with the harvest.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Ramiro
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Ramiro is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $175 to buy two sheep.
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    Ramiro sells both bread and sheep meat in order to provide for his family. However, recently he has needed to use the income from selling bread for home expenses, so he has not had enough money to buy more sheep to raise. He will use a loan from World Vision to buy two more small sheep that he will raise and then butcher when they are grown. Ramiro plans to continue reinvesting in his business when he makes a greater profit. His goals include increasing the size of his flock and improving his bread business. Sometimes he does not have enough money to stock up on ingredients, so he would like to save up enough to keep both business running. Ramiro has been married to Margaret for 23 years, and their children are now all grown. He will use additional income to improve his quality of life and save up for his retirement when he is unable to work anymore.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Juliana
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Juliana is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $325 to buy four sheep.
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    Juliana raises and sells sheep, but she does not currently have any sheep to sell. She needs a loan from World Vision to buy four sheep that she will sell. When Juliana's sheep become sick, she has to pay for their medicine, and that puts her behind financially. She also struggles to buy good food for her sheep. When she has more sheep to sell, she will use the profit to invest in more food and medicine for her business. In the future, Juliana plans to start her own grocery store where she sells candies, sodas, and snacks. She and her husband, who works as a builder, have four children to support. The greater income from a store would help her increase her family's quality of living.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Benita
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Benita is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy three sheep.
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    Benita raises sheep and sells them when they are fat. She has been selling sheep for 25 years without any problems, but now people in her community are stealing sheep. This makes it harder for Benita to make a profit from her sheep. She needs a loan from World Vision to buy three more sheep. Benita will make sure that her sheep are in a safe place so that no one can steal them. When she begins to make more profit from selling her new sheep, she will be able to boost her business so that she will continue to have a steady income. Benita's husband, Pablo, is a blacksmith, but he cannot always find work in the community. Benita will save some of her profits to provide for the family's basic needs when her husband is out of work. Benita and Pablo have three young children still living at home. Beinta's goal is to make sure that her children have college degrees so that they can avoid the suffering she has experienced and have a better life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Braulia
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Braulia is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy sheep and food.
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    Braulia is a hardworking 38 year old woman who is married to Juvenal. They have 4 children who are in elementary and high school. Braulia raises and sells sheep in her community. Sheep are very fragile and Braulia knows that she has to keep them warm so that they don't get sick in the winter. Still, she believes that sheep are one of the easiest animals to raise and that their sales can generate the highest profits. She is requesting a loan with which she will buy more animals to sell during the holidays of December. With this loan, she will have enough animals to meet the increased holiday demand and to earn enough income to support her family. With part of her profits she will pay for her children's education. She knows that education is the only thing that she can pass on to them.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Reyna
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Reyna is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $175 to purchase pigs and chickens.
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    Reyna Zopiyactle de la Cruz is married and a mother of one, who lives with her family in a town called Xala, which in Nahuatl (language) means “Sand Place”. Reyna wants to start a pig fattening business along with raising chickens in her community, but lacks the funds to get the business started. With a loan from World Vision, Reyna will be able to purchase pigs and chickens to start her business. Reyna will be able to sell her product in her local community, where she will be able to generete income from her business. With the income, Reyna will be able to provide better living conditions for her family and provide for their daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Liliana
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Liliana is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase food stock.
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    Liliana Del Valle Montalvo is twenty-nine years old and is married to Francisco, they have two sons: Ciclalix who is attending kindergarten, and Francisco who is only 3 months old. She lives with her family in Arroyo de en Medio, which means (The Creek in Between). Liliana works hard daily, preparing her table to sell food items such as candies, vegetables and "chicharron" (fried pork rinds or dough). The profit she makes from her sells, helps her to provide for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Liliana will be able to purchase more food stock to sell. She will also be able to increase her business and generate more income. With the additional income, Liliana will be able to provide better living conditions for her family and provide for their daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Martha
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Martha is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy beans, maize, "cacahuates" (Nahuatl word for peanuts), pumpkin seeds, and other seeds to sell.
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    Martha sells seeds in the community of Acatepec, Guerrero, Mexico. She started her business almost three years ago because she wanted to provide her family with better living conditions. A loan from World Vision will help her buy seeds including beans, maize, pumpkin seeds, and cacahuates (the Nahuatl word for peanuts). She is excited to receive the loan and be able to buy more seeds, increasing her sales. She wants to continue investing in her business, but has also considered opening a grocery store to increase her income. Martha and her husband, Timoteo, have four children: Alejandro, Luis, Estela, and Karla. Thanks to her business and her husband’s support, Martha has always been able to buy the most essential goods for her family. She dreams of using her increased income to keep supporting her children so that one day they can go to college and have better careers and better living conditions than Martha once had.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Felicitas
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Felicitas is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizers, manure and insecticides to get better avocado harvests.
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    Felicitas, or Feli, as people call her, lives in the community of Francisco Serrato Michoacan, Mexico, where many people invest in avocado harvesting. Many avocado farms in the area have fallen into bad condition due to lack of resources. Along with economic trouble, the extreme cold in Feli’s community poses a risk to avocado leaves and flowers. Feli wants to invest in her avocado plantation so she can grow healthy, good fruits. A loan from World Vision will help her buy fertilizer, manure, and insecticides to help ensure a better harvest. Feli has about 80 avocado trees right now, but she hopes to expand her plantation so she can better provide for her four children. She will use her increased income to save money so she is prepared for unexpected situations in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Meun
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Meun is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to improve cultivation.
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    Meun Chroeung is a mother of three, and works as a farmer, growing mainly rice. Her family struggles with their health, often requiring costly medical attention. This drains resources that she could use to improve her business investment. With a loan from World Vision, Meun will be able to invest in her business. In the future, she hopes to purchase two buffaloes to use on her farm. With the additional income, Meun will be able to provide more nutritious meals for her family and thereby improving their health and providing for her family’s daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Lorena
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Lorena is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more chicken to sell.
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    Lorena, 38, sells chicken at a stand by the highway in her community of San Felipe Michoacan, Mexico. She has been running her business for 18 years to help her husband, Oscar, a factory worker, support their family. A loan from World Vision will help her buy more chicken to split into pieces and sell, allowing her to expand her business and move toward her long-term goals. She wakes up very early to prepare the chicken for sale. She has suffered from arthritis due to the conditions of her work, including cleaning chicken in hot water and then selling it in cold weather. She continues working despite her pain so she can provide for her three children. Lorena hopes to be able to buy her own space to run her business rather than renting. Her biggest dream, though, is to run her own farm. She plans to use her increased income to provide for her children’s education and future, and to invest more money in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Doeurng
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Doeurng is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to spend on her farm and to buy construction materials.
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    Doeurng Kong, her husband and their two children live in the Banteay Meanchey Province of Cambodia. She is a farmer and her husband is a construction worker. He works building houses. Doeurng needs to buy fertilizers for her farm and materials for her husband's construction projects but she has been unable to do so. The family's lack of resources has limited their productivity and worsened their conditions. With a loan, Doeurng will be able to continue doing business and improve their lives. She will buy the needed supplies for her farm and also buy the materials necessary for house construction. With enough resources, they can increase their income enough to send their children to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Zewde
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Zewde is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $175 to expand her business.
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    A mother of two, Zewde sells grains to the locals in her area for a living. Although Zewde owns her own grain store and her business is doing well, she lacks the capital to expand her business and to run it effectively. With a loan from World Vision Zewde will be able to expand her business and increase her customer base. The profits she earns will enable her to better support her family and to reinvest in her business. Her future goal is to open another grain store in the area to further provide for the needs of her local community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Celsa
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Celsa is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $300 to buy chicken.
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    Doña Celsa lives in the town of El Cipres, Mexico with her siblings. Celsa has been in the business of selling chicken within the community for five years. She often makes house visits with her meat, or sometimes locals stop by her home to purchase chicken. Celsa's supplier often does not deliver the meat on time; this in turn delays her own deliveries. She has solved this problem by hiring someone to help prepare the orders as soon as they are delivered to her. Celsa would like a loan from World Vision to cover the initial expenses she has faced as she begins to grow her business. She plans to use the money to buy more chicken to offer to her customers. With her eye on the future, Celsa dreams of owning her own chicken store one day. Such a place would allow her to sell even larger quantities of chicken and other merchandise.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Juana Ivette
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana Ivette is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy seasonal fruits.
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    Juana is 25 years old and lives in San Felipe de los Alzati, home to the Archeological Site of Zirahuato, a popular tourist destination. In the region there is also the world-famous Sanctuary of the Monarch Butterfly. During November and December all the highways of the community are colored red thanks to the bright color of the Poinsettias that the inhabitants grow and take care all year to put on sell at Christmas time. In different marketplaces in her region, Juana sells fruits and vegetables. She started this business 3 years ago. Every day, Juana rises early in the morning and goes to the wholesale food market where she buys the fruits and vegetables to sell that day. Most fruits she buys, but she also grows some of her own. She owns an avocado and peach orchard. Juana's sales are usually good but are unfortunately unsteady. In the rainy season, her sales drop. Juana has requested a loan to invest in her business. She wants to buy more fruits and vegetables because in the rainy season the produce frequently gets spoiled by the humidity. She has to be very careful with the merchandise to avoid significant losses. After using her loan to improve her fruit sales, Juana will use her profits to buy material to enhance the conditions of her orchards.Her long term goal is to open a permanent produce selling establishment near her home so that she can spend more time with her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maria Eugenia
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Eugenia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase auto parts and tools.
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    María Eugenia lost her husband some time ago; she is the mother of two children. The family lives in a town named Bochil. She has been offering auto repair services for twenty years. At times, she explains, carrying on with the business can be difficult because the price of spare parts and tools rise and she is unable to acquire them. Consequently, it inhibits her ability to service her customers. She is requesting a World Vision microloan to purchase a variety of parts and tools for her garage so she can retain the customers she has built over many years. The additional income will be reinvested in her garage to ensure she remains finanicially viable to continue to support her two children and provide quality service to her customers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Micaela
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Micaela is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase two sheep.
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    Micaela is thirty-three years old, married to José and they have three children. Micaela raises chickens, turkeys and pigs to help cover home expenses. Lack of funds makes it difficult to feed her animals. Micaela is requesting a World Vision microloan to purchase two sheep to add to her livestock. "I buy the animals when they are still young. I wake up every day to feed them and take care of them until they are big and then I put them on sale." The additional income will go towards reinvesting in her livestock and to ensure her children remain in school. “What I want the most is my children to finish their studies, to finish a major, because then they would live a better life. If this is the way to help them, I will continue raising and selling animals," she says.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Rosalba
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosalba is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy two more pigs to raise.
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    Rosalba is a responsible entrepreneur. She is thirty-one years old and she is the single mother of a young child that is already attending school. Rosalba has always taken care of her child expenses and that is why time ago she started raising pigs. She loves the activity because these are animals that grow really fast and she is able to get her profits in the same period of time. She requested a loan from World Vision because she wants to buy two more pigs and increase the number of her herd up to four. Rosalba always buys the animals when they are young and she is always trying to keep the best possible conditions to prevent her animals from getting sick. “The loan will help me to buy the animals I want. This is the first time I work with the institution, but I’m glad and grateful for the opportunity." One of Rosalba’s goals is to make some improvements to the pig shed. “I also would like to have more animals; it is the way I could provide my children with the most essential goods and supplies.” Rosalba explained that once her pigs are the appropriate size, she sells them to her neighbors when they throw parties such as weddings and christening parties. Then, she uses all the profits to pay the bills and other home expenses. She wants to make sure that her child can finish school and college.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Virgelina
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Virgelina is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy merchandise to restock the store.
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    Virgelina is married to Adin and they have four children. They live in the community of Espinoza, where Virgelina runs a little grocery store. She started her store to help Adin with the household expenses and to ensure her children are able to attend school. One of the challenges Virgelina faces is the fluctuating prices of the merchandise she sells, so when the prices are high she is not able to restock her shelves. Virgelina would like a loan to buy the items she sells the most of such as sugar, beans, cooking oil in bulk. Buying in bulk, will allow her to reduce her overhead costs and pass the savings on to her customers.. The loan from World Vision is going to give Virgelina the help she needs to create a store that is sustainable and successful. This will increase her sales and income. Virgelina will be able to help Adin better provide for their children and to send them to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Gemma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gemma is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $700 to buy corn flour and maintain tortilla mchines.
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    Gemma is 36 years old, has two children, and runs a small business selling tortillas. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Gemma has sold tortillas in this area for more than five years. Gemma has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would buy corn flour and give maintenance to the machines she uses to make tortillas.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Anai
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Anai is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy items needed to prepare traditional foods.
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    Anai is 31 years old and the mother of two children, both of whom are currently studying in school. For the past two years Anai has operated a small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells typical Mexican food to customers in her community. Anai has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business and the amount of customers she can serve by buying beef, beans, cooking oil, tortillas, maize, potatoes, bananas, cheese, sour cream, avocados, chili, tomatoes, onions, and sodas to prepare and sell meals. With the additional income, she hopes to purchase food for her family and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Gloria Rufina
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Gloria Rufina is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $400 to buy catalogs and underwear to sell.
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    Gloria Rufina is 66 years old and runs a small business selling womens underwear. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Gloria Rufina has sold womens underwear in this area for three years. Gloria Rufina has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, she would be able to buy more catalogs and underwear to sell.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Juana Isabel
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana Isabel is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 to buy different falvor sodas and snacks.
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    For the last few months, Juana Isabel has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells snacks and sodas to the customers in her community. Juana Isabel has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy different falvor sodas and snacks and expand her business in order to do home repairs and expand the current business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maria Rosa
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Rosa is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy sheep.
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    Maria Rosa just started her small sheep-rearing business in the Najhe region in Mexico. Maria Rosa has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy three more sheep, which will increase her income. As a mother of three children, in school, Maria Rosa will buy food for her family, pay for her children's school fees, and keep her business growing. Maria Rosa is quite happy for the loan she is about to receive because she will be able to buy the animals she wants. She explains, "I used to raise chickens, but my neighbor has lots of dogs and they ate the little animals." She chose to raise sheep because she also plans to sell the wool to earn extra money.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Ma Francisca
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    $100
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    Ma Francisca is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy sheep and animal food .
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    Ma Francisca is 49 years old and lives with her family in the Najhe region in Mexico. For the last six years, Ma Francisca has operated her sheep raising business within her community, raising sheep to sell for profit. "I carry out this activity in order to help my children. I would like them to study a major." Ma Francisca said. Ma Francisca has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more sheep and animal food. The loan will also help Ma Francisca to to expand her business, increase her income and provide for her family's daily needs. Ma Francisca is the mother of three children who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Maria De Los Angeles
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    $100
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    Maria De Los Angeles is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy sheep and animal food.
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    Maria De Los Angeles is 29 years old and lives with her family in World Vision’s Najhe region in Mexico. For the past five years, Maria has been operating her sheep raising business within her community, raising sheep to sell for profit. Maria has requested a loan from World Vision to buy more sheep and animal food. The loan will help her to expand her business, increase her income and provide for her family's daily needs. Maria and her husband have three children who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Olivia
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    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Olivia is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy food and snacks .
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    Olivia is 51 years old and lives with her family in World Vision’s Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. For the past five years, Olivia has operated her small food and snack business within her community, to help provide for her family. Olivia has requested a loan from World Vision to buy more food and snacks for her business. The loan will help Olivia to expand her business, increase her income and provide for her family's daily needs. Olivia has one child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Deicy
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    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Deicy is from Bolivia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy more meat.
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    Deicy is 35 years old and lives with her family in the Esperanza region in Bolivia. For the last three years, Deicy has operated her small flame crackling business within her community, to help provide for her family. Deicy has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more meat of flame for her business. The loan will also help her to expand her current business, increase her income and provide for her family's daily needs. Deicy is the mother of four children who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Adriana
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    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Adriana is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy clothing .
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    Adriana is 28 years old and lives with her family in World Vision’s Najhe region in Mexico. For the past two years, Adriana has been operating her clothing business within her community, to help provide for her family. Adriana has requested a loan from World Vision to buy more clothing stock. The loan will also help Adriana to expand her business, attract more customers, increase her income and help provide for her family's daily needs. Adriana and her husband have one child who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Cesarea
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Cesarea is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy more merchandise.
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    For the last 6 years Cesarea has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells home products and makeup to customers in her community. Cesarea has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more merchandise and expand her business so that she can purchase food for her family. Cesarea is 40 years old, and she is the mother of 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Olivia
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Olivia is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy four piglets and their food.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Luisa
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Luisa is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy two lambs and food for her little animals.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carmen is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy stud sheep.
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    Carmen has a small business selling turkey, sheep, and corn. She started this business ten years ago to help her husband with household expenses. She sells most of her animals to members of her community, although when she has a large flock of turkeys she will travel to sell them in other towns' markets. Carmen works extra hard during cold seasons, when her animals are susceptible to sickness. She must keep them from dying so that she does not lose the money that she invested in them. Carmen will use a loan from World Vision to buy stud sheep. This will expand her flock and help her have a stable source of income. Carmen plans to save part of her income to keep investing in her business and to save up for emergencies. She has two children still living at home; they are both in high school. As her income increases, she will be able to provide them with a better quality of life and continue to pay for their education. Carmen’s long-term goal is to buy pigs as well so that she can sell three different kinds of animals to her neighbors.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Beatriz
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Beatriz is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase clay pots and other materials .
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    Beatriz is a small business owner; she has been selling piñatas to make a living. Beatriz is a very hardworking woman. She gets up very early every day to make the piñatas to resell. However, Beatriz has been having financial difficulties running her business properly. Beatriz is in great need for a loan. Please, help Beatriz’s piñata business grow. A loan will help her buy paper, clay pots, cardboard, candy, glue and other material she needs to make her piñatas. Getting a loan will help her finish her customers’ piñatas on time so she does not lose customers and to increase business. Beatriz will use the profits to cover her children school expenses, and to cover her family’s daily basic needs. Beatriz’s goal is to make sure her children get a college education. Beatriz is thirty-six-years-old; she is married and she has four children. Beatriz lives in Concepcion Chico, Mexico.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Graciela
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Graciela is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer, manure, lime and sheep food.
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    Graciela, 34, grows peaches and avocados to sell wholesale in La Barranca Michoacan, Mexico, and also raises and sells sheep. Graciela, called Chela, started her business a year ago because her husband’s income was not enough to cover the family’s expenses. Her husband, Valentin, is a mason in Mexico City, and they have four school-aged children. A loan from World Vision will help Chela buy fertilizer, manure, and lime to keep her orchard in good condition. She also wants to buy more avocado trees and food for her animals. The supplies for her orchard will help her ensure a good harvest. When her trees are blossoming, good care will help them produce better fruits. She plans to expand her avocado plantation and buy more sheep, and hopes her children will inherit these businesses someday. She also hopes to hire other people from her community to help her during harvesting season, so they do not have to travel to other towns to find work.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Raquel
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Raquel is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to buy meat, chili, tomatoes, onions, maize, tortillas, cream, cheese, avocados, cabbage, beans, potatoes, sodas, bananas, cooking oil, cooking gas, and foil...
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Meseret
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Meseret is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer and selected seeds.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Lakew
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lakew is from Ethiopia. He has 5 children. He needs a loan of $350 to purchase additional cattle.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Abebe
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Abebe is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $300 to purchase fertilizer and additional seeds.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Shuruba
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Shuruba is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $175 to buy cattle .
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    Shuruba is the mother of four children and an experienced farmer who supplies various kinds of grains to the local market. She feels that her farm is doing well and she would like to expand it. Shuruba feels confident in her business which is making her a good profit. She wants to work hard to generate more income. When her business is flourishing, she gets more income. But financial scarcity has become an obstacle that is preventing her from effectively running her business. “If I get a loan, I can start another business. I can buy cattle for fattening,” she says. As Shuruba's business improves, she will be able to improve her family's living conditions. She has a plan to start raising and fattening cattle to generate more income. She will be able to pay for her children to attend school and buy them clothing.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Bros
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Bros is from Cambodia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Julian
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Julian is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $150 to buy additional flour.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Evaristo
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Evaristo is from Bolivia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $150 to buy additional baking ingredients.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150

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