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  • Silvia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Silvia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 Buying cosmetics products such as make-up, nail polish, and perfume.
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    These last few years she has been working for a tailor but now she wants to start her own business. Silvia has put all of her hopes in receiving this loan and is asking for help to start her business selling cosmetics. With the loan she will buy lipstick, nail polish, perfumes, etc. She wants to have a stable business where she can work and have her son be safe. Her biggest dream is to buy some land and build a house on it. This way, her oldest son can come and live with her and she can make up some of the time she lost with him. Quote: “I feel happy and grateful because there are people who believe in me and are helping me.” Mrs. Amador is originally from San Andres de la Cañada, located in the State of Mexico. Silvia married in Puebla, but 4 years later her husband left with her oldest son. Because of this she returned to San Andres to begin a new life with her youngest son with the hope of creating a better life for herself and her son. During the past 11 years she has done well for herself through working and has been able to give her youngest son a dignified life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Aidee
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Aidee is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 Buying underwear to sell.
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    Aidee is a entrepreneur, selling handbags and underwear in her town, Obrera tercera seccion in Tijuana. She started her business with money that her husband had given her. She needs a loan to invest in more underwear. It is her best selling product even though it is the most expensive. With her business she will be able to help with her children’s expenses. She dreams of someday having a boutique, where she will sell her products, and that her children will go to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Maria Ofelia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Ofelia is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 Buying chairs, tables, and flooring for her food shop.
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    Mrs. Maria Ofelia Rosas Gomez has a little business of Mexican food. Her business is in a room of her house, and in this room she put in a store, too. She wants to invest in her business, and for this reason she needs a loan to buy tables, chairs, and put flooring in her shop. Mrs. Rosas Gomez has lived in Cuautlapan 15 years. Cuautlapan is a beautiful place, quiet and happy. It is a place with a lot of vegetation and beautiful landscapes. Mrs. Rosas Gomez lives with her daughter; she is a nice person and a hard working entrepreneur. Mrs. Maria Ofelia is very popular in her town; a lot of people buy her food. She hopes that her business will improve. With her gains she hopes to give her daughter shoes, dresses, etc. They live in a very simple house of wood, with only 3 rooms, and that does not have all services. Mrs. Rosas Gomez has had many bad experiences. Some times she did not have money, even for food. The things in her house now she has purchased little by little and with great effort. She hopes that with this loan she could give her daughter a better life, with schooling, health care and dresses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Emeline
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Emeline is from Rwanda. She needs a loan of $350 to obtain more sorghum drink ingredients and bananas for sale.
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    Thirsty? Go see Emeline. She sells the sorghum drink called ubushera, and ripe bananas, and has been in the business since 2008. A loan would help Emeline purchase more bananas and sorghum for making her drink. Emeline hopes to earn enough to buy enough food for the family, save for her future, and expand her business. Emeline Nyirangendahimana is 24 years old; married but no children yet. She lives in Gakenke District, Northern Province. Her home is constructed with mud bricks with tiled roof.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Agnes
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agnes is from Rwanda. She needs a loan of $275 Purchase more merchandise.
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    Agnes Musabyimana founded her grocery store at age 14! She'd love for you to help World Vision lend her enough to restock her beans, rice, sugar and potatoes. Agnes' hopes for her earnings are to save money for her future, buy enough food for her family, and expand the business. She already has a local following. Agnes is 19 years old, single. She lives in Mudasomwa Sector/ Nyamagabe District/ Southern Province.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • Riza
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Riza is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $675 Buy additional merchandise to resell.
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    Riza has four children. Her livelihood is selling goods. She has a store and she opens from 5:30 in the morning until 9:30 in the evening. She earns Php 1000 a day. All her income goes towards the education of her children and to the family daily consumption. She also saves for investment to another business. Riza lives in Carmen, Cebu. She dreams that all her children will finish college. Her eldest child Rezray Ann is 17 years old. Her second, Richelle is 14. Her third, Kevin Cliene, 9 and her youngest Kassandra is only 6 months. She would like to apply for a loan to buy additional merchandise to resell.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Ellen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ellen is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $75 to buy piglets and feed.
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    Ellen Anfon is 28 years old and raises pigs. Since marrying, she has contributed to her family through this business. Ellen is applying for this loan in order to obtain additional capital to run her business and through this, increase profitability of her piggery. This loan would allow Ellen to expand by purchasing additional piglets and feed. Ellen lives in Manjuyod with her husband and three children. Her income helps pay for her children's education and daily expenses in their home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $75
  • Angeles
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Angeles is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $150 buy goods for her business.
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    Angeles Getes is 44, she owns a small sari-sari store. She started her business in 2008. She said that she has limited capitalization for her business. She also has many competitors. She wants to improve her livelihood but lacks the money to do so. The loan will help increase her display. She hopes that her loan will increase her profits as well. At the moment she wants to expand her business. She wants also to increase her profitability and number of customers. The income in her business directly goes towards her family's needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Mary Jane
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary Jane is from Philippines. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase farm supplies.
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    Mary Jane is thirty-six years old, lives in Brookes Point, Palawan, and has been a farmer since 1985. Her five children all attend school. She has many plans for improving her farm, but lacks the capital needed. This loan will allow her to buy farm supplies such as fertilizer and seedlings to make her farm more profitable. Mary Jane's priority is her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Margaret
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margaret is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $250 to buy more herbal medicine for sale.
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    Margaret sells herbal medicine at Karibango Market. Currently, Margaret has been experiencing a lot of competition from other businesses because they are more established in the market and some are able to sell herbal medicine at cheaper prices. The loan will help Margaret increase her inventory of herbal medicine. She hopes that with an bigger stock of medicine, she will be able to earn a better profit as well. Margaret’s goal is to raise her family’s standard of living. In time, she would like to open a permanent shop to sell her herbal medicine instead of selling it in the market. Margaret plans to use her income to reinvest in more inventory of herbal medicine and pay for schooling fees for her child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Ancilla
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ancilla is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase soft drinks to sell.
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    Ancilla has discovered a niche in her community, a need for refreshment. At her shop she sells soft drinks at reasonable prices. Her main goal for her business is to become financially stable and profitable. This loan will provide sufficient capital to properly operate her business. Ancilla's loan will improve daily life for her and her family. Her future hope is to be able to renovate her house.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Susana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Susana is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $850 for the purchase of scion, seeds and fertilizers.
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    Susana is 29 years old. She is from Donaciano in the state of Michoacan where people still speak in the Mazahua language. She has completed a sixth grade education, but had to leave because her parents did not have the needed resources for her to continue in school. In order to help support her parents, she decided seek employment in Mexico City as domestic worker to support her parents with expenses. After moving to Mexico City, she met and married Mr. Crisanto. He is a farmer and works in Mexico’s wholesale food market. Mrs. Susi, as people call her, is asking for a loan to buy vegetables, flower seeds, and fertilizers. She will sell her flowers in the local wholesale food markets and near her home: Zitacuaro, Michoacan. One of her challenges that Mrs. Susi is facing, is that she lost many of the flowers and vegetables because of the hard frosts in her area. Most of her flowers were dry because they lacked the proper fertilizer. She has been working for the past four years with her husband’s parents to grow these special flowers. With a loan from World Vision, she could purchase the right appropriate seeds, and fertilizers to cultivate her produce. Mrs. Susi's goal is to continue to develop her in-law’s nursery in order to save money to support her dream of owning her own nursery some day in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Claudia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Claudia is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $875 to purchase more animals and feed.
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    Mrs. Claudia lives in the community of Dolores Hidalgo which is located in the township of San Felipe del Progreso, Mexico. She is married and has four children in school. Mrs. Claudia lives with her husband. They have been married for over 25 years. They own their house and her husband works as a plumber. Their children are grown up. The oldest is in college, the following two are in high school, and the youngest is about to finish middle school. Mrs. Claudia says the school expenses are high, and you have to count the household expenses also. That's why she keeps raising animals. That helps her husband because if there's an economic emergency, they just have to sell one their animals. The animals she raises are sheep, chickens and rabbits. Mrs. Claudia says the loan will be very helpful because it will improve her business and that will reflect on her family's well being. As her stock of animals grows, so does the investment and the profits. Mrs. Claudia's goal is to build a patrimony based on her animal business, her sheep and her chickens, because they sell very well. She constantly finds new customers. That's why she wants to have lots of sheep and chickens. The profits will go to buy family's groceries, shoes, clothing, and everything else her husband needs and helps him.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $875
  • Leonora
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Leonora is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 purchase proper food for raising pigs.
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    For the longest time Leonora Torres fed her hogs with leftover food and lead tree leaves. And she was okay with it. Then she began to notice the difference between her hogs that were fed scraps and other hogs in the market that were given proper feed. Leonora decided she wanted to be able to compete well in the market with healthier pigs in order to provide a better life for herself and her two children. With a loan from World Vision, Leonora will purchase sacks of pig feed for her hogs. She hopes that improving her business will pave the way to a much better life for her family and two children. The increased income will continue to support her family, help her children go to school, and open the possibility of new business opportunities for her.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Imelda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Imelda is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $675 selling different fruits and vegetables.
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    Mrs. Imelda, as friends and acquaintances call her, is 26 years old. She comes from Macutzio, in Michoacan State. She studied until the eighth grade and she says that she did not continue studying because she got married and her husband did not let her study. Imelda sells tomatoes, onions, hot peppers, potatoes, apples, guavas, tangerines, oranges, bananas, etc. She started her business about 10 years ago. She started it because her parents had a stall at Toluca’s wholesale food market and she knew how the business operated. That is the reason why she decided to start selling fruits and vegetables to help her husband with the house expenses. She sells her fruits at different locations like Tuxpan, Ciudad Hidalgo, Huetamo, Zitacuaro. She buys her fruits at Mexico City’s Wholesale food market. Mrs. Imelda is married to Mr. Ignacio, who sells fruits. They have five children: Adrian, 9, Hugo, 8, Cristal, 6, all of them are studying elementary school; Salvador, 5, is in pre-school and Abril, 2. Imelda says: “Right now, we don’t have big problems. The only issue that worries me is my children’s education, since it is very expensive to send them to school; 3 are in elementary school and 1 in pre-school. But I trust God and they will finish their studies, I don't want them to stop and leave school”. A loan from World Vision will benefit her because this will give her a better fruits assortment, which would generate more money for her children’s education. Mrs. Imelda’s goal for her fruits stand is to visit other locations where they are not well known, in order to sell her fruits. In the future she says that she would like to sell where there is no market, so that people wouldn’t have to go to other locations to buy fruits and vegetables and it such way they would have them at hand.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Cabradilla
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Cabradilla is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $200 to add vegetables and food items .
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    Cabradilla sells vegetables. Her store has been successful but she would like to expand. Receiving this loan from World Vision will help her buy more vegetables, and additional merchandise like biscuits, candies, vinegar, soy sauce, cooking oil and soda. She plans to have a grocery store someday. She would also like to explore other income opportunities to supplement her income. Cabradilla has three children, Mylene, Limeul, and Leth Joy. The income from her business has provided her family food, clothes and other basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Diana Fe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Diana Fe is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Diana Fe Into lives in Bais, Negros Oriental, Philippines. She is the mother of 4 grown children, who works hard at her multiple businesses. In addition to cattle farming, she operates a Sari-sari store, and grows corn. Using her loan from World Vision will allow Diana Fe to purchase fertilizer for her farm, which will increase her crops. This hard working woman is determined to increase her profits so that she can begin to live a comfortable life, save for her future, and invest in other business opportunities.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Merlie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Merlie is from Philippines. She has 9 children. She needs a loan of $100 additional capital.
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    Merlie Gregas was convinced to sell health supplements and never did she thik that she would be able to sell them very well. Aside from this source of income, she also does manicure and pedicure services for her neighbors. She finds it hard to continue doing business when most of her income goes to her 9 children and one of her children has a heart problem. This always make her worry. Once she is financially stable, she plans to buy more manicure/pedicure kits for better service to her customers. Her income goes directly to her children's education, house renovation and family daily consumption.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Anna
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Anna is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to puchase more cattle.
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    Anna and her husband own a very small cattle farm. Anna is also a school teacher in the local school. In addition, her husband works in a warehouse in the local supermarket. Anna looks after the small farm and takes care of the cattle, which helps them cover their daily basic needs. However, it is difficult and challenging. It looks Anna and her husband a long time to purchase the two cows they currently own now. Anna plans to use her loan to purchase more cattle for their small farm. She hopes that it will help them to enlarge the farm that she and her husband dream of owning and operating in the future. Similarly, she hopes to increase her family income and save for her two children’s future. It is her business goal to earn a sufficient income to keep her family healthy and reinvest some of the earnings back into the farm. Furthermore, any additional income will help ensure her children will be able to attend school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Shushan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Shushan is from Armenia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 increase the number of cattle and purchase cattle food.
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    Shushan Asatryan, her husband, and their four children keep a small cattle farm in the Armenian village of Bazmayerd. Despite the challenges of village life, both Shushan and her husband do everything possible to improve their living standards and are focused on raising healthy, educated children. Shushan is a volunteer with several social organizations working in their region. She participates in their programs and then conducts seminars in their community; receiving a nominal salary for her labor. The family's main source of income comes from the cattle farm which Shushan and her husband manage. With a micro loan from World Vision, Shushan and her husband would be able to increase their herds and purchase the necessary supplies to meet the growing demand for cattle. Being able to increase the number of cattle and maintain the health of the herds will ensure additional income to support the family's health needs and to help their children continue their education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Roza
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Roza is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 increase cattle inventory.
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    Roza Gevorgyan and her husband live in Talin, Armenia on a small farm with their two small children. Before her children were born, Roza worked as a nurse in the local hospital. Now, she is a stay-at-home mom, focused on raising their children. The couple works together to raise cattle and cultivate the land for growing vegetables. The produce from the farm provides most of their food and is the family’s livelihood. With the help of a loan from World Vision, Roza plans to purchase more cattle which will increase her family’s income and provide the income needed to provide for her children and family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000

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