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Lending History

  • Ermonedie
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Ermonedie is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase feed.
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    Ermonedie Tapanan is a resident of Mabinay, Negros Oriental. She raises hogs for a living. She has two children: Reymund-21 and Reann-16. She wants to make her business flourish so that she is prepared to meet her children's future needs. With the loan, Ermonedie will purchase commercial feed to stock for her hogs. Her income from raising and selling the hogs provides for her family's daily needs, pays her children's school fees, and is saved up for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Maura
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Maura is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $175 to buy chickens.
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    About four months ago, Maura started a business selling chicken. She started it because she wanted to improve their quality of life. She has noticed that the economic situation is getting harder every day so she needs to help support her family. Maura is very well organized. Before she starts to sell, she asks her neighbors and friends if they want to buy chickens from her. If so, she places an order and she attends to them first. Then, she sets up a table outside her house and sells the rest of the chickens to other customers. She is very happy because every day she gets new customers. She needs the loan to buy more chickens to increase her sales. She hopes that this investment will help her business succeed. She’s very grateful to World Vision for giving her such a great opportunity to start her business. Mrs. Maura is 56 year old a married woman with 10 adult children. She studied up to 3rd grade of elementary school. They live on a town called Acatlan, located on a sugarcane area, just a few minutes away from one of the most important precincts on the state of Oaxaca.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Kibu
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kibu is from Ethiopia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $150 to buy an ox for farming.
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    Kibu, a mother of six children, works as a farmer to help support her family. Nearly all of her children depend on her and her husband's income for their care and provision. Farming is their major means of living, but the household needs one more ox to be able to plow their farmland. "We cannot save for meeting such needs as we have right now. We do not have a pair of oxen to plow our farmland; so we need the loan badly," she said. With a loan from World Vision Kibu will be able to buy an additional ox to pair with the one she already owns. With a pair of oxen she will be able to cultivate her land in time for the harvest. "Our farmland will never remain barren, uncultivated, and without much yield," she said. The additional profits will be a source of hope for Kibu, allowing her to better provide for the basic needs of her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Deressa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Deressa is from Ethiopia. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $175 to buy fertilizer.
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    A father of four, Deressa works hard on his small farm to support his family. However, due to a lack of financial support he cannot run his business effectively in the way he desires. "If I get a loan, I will buy fertilizer to maximize my income. I can plant vegetables in my garden. This enables me to get more income,” he said. Deressa is ambitious to improve his life. “I have to work hard and get more income. I am happy with my business. By generating additional income, I need to send my children to school, covering all expenses,” he said. With a World Vision loan Deressa will be able to expand his business by buying fertilizer to maximize his harvest. As his business grows his customer base will increase and he will be able to generate more income. With the additional profits Deressa will be able to provide his family with the things they need. Deressa's future dream is to participate in other business activities as well like cattle fattening.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Yolanda Maria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yolanda Maria is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more goats .
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    Yolanda is a widow and mother of three children, though only her daughter Esmeralda is at home attending junior high school. For the last 20 years, Yolanda has been selling goats and meat for a living. She is requesting a loan to purchase more animals. A loan would enable Yolanda to keep her income steady. She plans to use the profits to buy a computer for her daugther to use for schoolwork. Yolanda's current goals are to keep investing in her business and continue to help her daughter finish her studies. Ultimately she would like to open a butcher shop.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Mathembe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mathembe is from Kenya. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $375 to buy bulk bags of cereal and other grains.
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    Mathembe, a father of three from Kimangao, Kenya, owns a business selling cereals and other grains. He currently lacks the capital needed to purchase items in bulk to restock his store. With a loan through World Vision, Mathembe will be able to purchase items in bulk when he finds goods at low prices. He will then be able to have a fully stocked store which will attract more customers, generate sales, and create more profit due to a lower cost of goods sold. Additional income created will allow him to reinvest in his business, meet the needs of his family, and educate his children. In the future, Mathembe would like to have a wholesale store and create job opportunities for others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Felipa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Felipa is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy cloth, threads, needles, yarn, zippers, buttons, ribbons and small beads.
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    elipa, 42, has run an embroidery business in San Felipe de los Alzati Michoacan, Mexico, for more than five years. She embroiders tablecloths, napkins, pillow covers, caps, baby shoes, and sweaters, as well as purses with tiny beads and ribbons. Felipa creates her crafts with feeling and detail to offer her clients a work of art. She said that her mother taught her to embroider different stitches when she was a young girl. The day Felipa lost her job, she decided to start her own business, and she sells her crafts in different marketplaces in the region. Because of the demand for her crafts, Felipa allows customers to buy by installments. However, some customers do not pay on time, causing her business a loss. A loan from World Vision will help her improve her finances and buy materials for her business, especially cloth, thread, needles, yarn, zippers, buttons, ribbons and small beads. Felipa, a single mother, is proud of her business because it allows her to provide for her teenage son. She dreams of running a notions store where she could sell cloth, ribbons, and other merchandise. Of course, she would continue displaying her creations. She plans to save up some of her increased profits to buy material for the notions store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Rosa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosa is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase raw materials.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Aster
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Aster is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy an ox for farming.
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    Aster is a farmer who raises crops and fattens cattle. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy fertilizer and an ox for her farm. Aster's business is becoming successful because people in her community like to buy the agricultural products that she supplies for them. With her additional income, Aster will provide a better quality of life for her family. In the future, Aster hopes to sell her products to more customers and have her own grain store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Millicent
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Millicent is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase food stuff like beans and maize.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Mashehe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mashehe is from Tanzania. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase more inventory.
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    Mashehe is 45 years old and runs a small business selling vegetables. She lives in World Vision's Mswaki region in Tanzania. Mashehe has sold vegetables in this area for 4 years. Mashehe also has a second business where she sells maize. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Mashehe needs to support her family. Mashehe has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more inventory for her shop. The additional income will help Mashehe support her family. Mashehe and her husband have 4 children, 3 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Ara
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ara is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,475 to purchase beehives.
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    Ara Sahakyan is a beekeeper. He lives in Vayk with his mother, sister and brother. He would like to expand his beekeeping business by purchasing more beehives. With the additional beehives, Ara’s honey production will increase. He will be able to better support his family and to provide them with a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,475

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