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Teressa

Lending History

  • Inés
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Inés is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $475 Buying the necessary ingredients to help grow her food stand business .
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    Inés would like a loan so that she can buy the necessary ingredients to prepare food to sell. With this income, she will contribute money to help with the household expenses. Before the loan, she is not able to buy the things she needed to sell meals. With the loan, she will be able to buy all she needs and sell meals at an reasonable price, while at the same time helping to provide for her family. With this loan, Inés wants to achieve a better economic situation, help with household expenses, and be able to provide a better quality of life for her children and ensure that they can go to school. Inés is 34 years old, married and has 3 children. She lives with her husband and children in a small house in Ometepec.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Maria Alberta
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Alberta is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $825 to purchase feed.
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    Alberta buys pigs raises them and later she sells them for a profit. Alberta would like to get a loan. With the loan, she would like to buy feed for her pigs. Alberta hopes to make some money when she sells her pigs so she can buy feed for the other pigs. Alberta’s goal is to start a grocery store so she can invest the money she gets from selling the pigs. Alberta lives in Hidalgo, Mexico; she is widow and she lives with her only child who is twenty-five-years-old.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $825
  • Hara
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Hara is from Philippines. She has 9 children. She needs a loan of $225 to purchase fertilizer .
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    Hara Baramida has been dependent on farming as her family's source of income since 2009. She is from Espanola, Palawan. She has 8 children: Sandra, Sandri, Anessa, Hamrya, Jimmy, Merriam, Jason, and Cristine. Her farming business helps her take care of her children. However, she only has few customers and buyers in the area. She currently has limited capital and the money that she can get from the loan will be used to buy fertilizer. She is ambitious and hopes to increase her income and customers steadily in the future. Additional income she receives will go to her family's daily consumption and her children's schooling.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $225
  • Cristina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Cristina is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy three sheep and pasture land.
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    Cristina is a single mother who raises sheep and works in a candy store to provide for her two-year-old daughter. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy three more sheep and a little bit more pasture land for her sheep to graze on. Cristina's mother taught her how to raise sheep so that they become healthy and fat, so Cristina excels at the sheep-raising business. A loan will give her a chance to sell more sheep at the market. She will then use her additional profits to save money for her future business plans. Cristina's goals are to have a bigger place to sell and to own a grocery store. Currently, she often travels to Mexico City to work, which means that she can only see her daughter on the weekends. When she is able to sell her sheep in her own town and run a grocery store near her home, she will be able to spend more time with her daughter.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Wendimagegn
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Wendimagegn is from Ethiopia. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $175 to buy an ox.
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    Wendimagegn raises cattle and sells milk at the local market. He would like to expand his business so that he can better provide for his family, but he does not have the money to invest in his business. He will use a loan from World Vision to buy an ox. The more livestock Wendimagegn owns, the more his business will grow. This will benefit his neighbors, since he will have more milk and meat to sell at the market. It will also boost the local economy and help his community escape poverty. Wendimagegn plans to use his increased income to improve his lifestyle. When his business grows, his income also increases and he can easily improve his life style. He will be able to send his four children to school, and he will provide for his family's basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Mony
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mony is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy pigs .
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    Mony, the mother of two, is a hardworking farmer who grows rice and raises pigs at home. Sometimes, to earn extra cash, she also works as a laborer for others. She would like to expand her business, however, she needs more capital to realize this opportunity. A World Vision micro loan will allow Mony to buy more pigs to raise and sell at market for immediate profits. The additional income will be used to pay her loan, and then, she wants to raise more livestock: chickens and ducks to provide her customers, established and new. She will be able to save for her children's education and help improve their living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Ath
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Ath is from Cambodia. He has 8 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy a water pumping machine for irrigation.
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    Ath Yun is a farmer and a fisherman. He does not have enough money to buy rice seeds for the next growing season or to irrigate his crops. Ath Yun is requesting a loan so that he can have the seeds needed to start a good crop and be able to irrigate the crops. He hopes that this season's harvest will be so successful that he can buy rice seeds again for the next year. Once his worries about his farm are taken care of, he can concentrate on improving his fishing business. With the income that he earns, he provides for his family's daily needs and for his children to get an education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Sivorn
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Sivorn is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase pigs and feed.
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    Sivorn supports her family by raising chickens, ducks, and pigs. Her business is small, and she faces the difficult challenge of insufficient capital for daily operation and expansion. Her business is not currently sustainable, and as a result, there is inadequate provision for her family and her children are unable to attend school. With a loan from World Vision, Sivorn plans to purchase pigs and feed. By expanding her business, it can become sustainable and profitable. With the additional income she will earn, she plans to reinvest in and continue to improve her business. She will be able to provide adequate shelter, clothing, and nutritious food for her family, and her two children will be able to attend school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Mesfin
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Mesfin is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $175 to buy cattle for fattening.
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    Mesfin is a hardworking farmer from Elani, Ethiopia. He has a business raising cattle for fattening, but he currently lacks the capital needed to purchase more cattle. With a loan through World Vision, Mesfin will be able to purchase cattle. He will then be able to raise and fatten the cattle which he will then be able to sell for a profit. Additional income created will allow Mesfin to reinvest in his business and better provide for his family. Mesfin is striving to improve his life. “I have to work hard and get more income. I am happy with my business. By generating additional income, I want to send my children to school, covering all expenses,” he said. In the future, Mesfin would like to supply the community with milk and milk products. He would also like to create jobs for others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Ines
    They gave
    $300
    This loan is fully funded
    Ines is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $550 to buy a camera to take pictures in social events. .
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    Ines is 41 years old and she has 3 children, who are all attending school thanks to the help of World Vision. The family lives in Almarcigo Sur, where Ines owns and operates a Photo Studio and a Cyber Cafe. Ines started her activity when she entered a World Vision program for entrepreneurs in April 2011. Since that date, Ines has been taking all the courses of business development, which have helped her to make her dream come true: running her own business. She currently owns one camera, which is in poor operating condition. A world Vision loan would allow Ines to purchase a new, better quality camera. By offering clients a higher quality product and service, would help Ines grow her business and increase sales. Ines wants to be a positive encouragement for her children and dream of having a flourishing business, and to expand by opening a new Photo Studio in nearby Tecamac, another community in the State of Mexico. Ines said during a recent discussion, "I once thought that everything about Vision Fund was not real, but now I get to see my store and I see that the help has made a positive difference."
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Briana Guadalupe
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Briana Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy groceries and toiletry items.
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    Briana, 28, is a single mother of a school-age child, who attends elementary school. Briana explained that her parents helped her open the store three years ago so she would have a way to provide for her child. She wants the store to have inventory on hand so that people will continue to shop with her. Briana is going to use the loan to buy much needed items that are hard to find in other stores such as cooking oil, eggs, milk, sodas, cereal, juices, soap, bleach, fabric softener, toilet paper. Thanks to the loan from from World Vision, Briana will be able to purchase different products that her customers do not find in other stores. This will increase her sales and profits and create a thriving business. She will be able to provide her child with healthier meals, educational opportunities, and better living conditions. In the future, she wants to sell "maquinitas" (video games) as another way to generate income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Phann
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Phann is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $325 to purchase seed and fertilizer, and to hire labor.
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    Phann supports her large family with her potato farm. She wants to enlarge and improve her farming operation so she can make a better life for her family. However, she lacks the investment capital needed to make her farm more successful and profitable. Phann is requesting a loan from World Vision so she can purchase seed and fertilizer. She will also use it to hire labor for planting and harvesting. She sees this as an opportunity to improve her family’s living situation and ensure that all five of her children can go to school. In the future, Phann plans to continue to invest in her business by buying additional farmland.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Tour
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Tour is from Cambodia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fishing material and rice seedlings.
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    Tour, a father of two, grows rice and hunts for fish. He earns very little income from his everyday business and is unable to provide enough food for his dependents. So, he wants to grow more rice, which yields a higher income. A World Vision microloan will help him to fulfill his urgent needs by purchasing fishing material and more rice seedlings for a higher crop yield to sell at his local market. The additional income will help him to improve his living standards. He will have enough food for his family and his children can attend school. He will reinvest in his farm to continue cultivating rice to expand his rice yield.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Ma. Hyacinth
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Ma. Hyacinth is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase ingredients and utensils for eatery and raw materials for seaweed farming.
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    Ma. Hyacinth, the mother of two children, is from Bato, Leyte Philippines. She has been farming guso (seaweed), as well as cooking and selling home-cooked snack foods, such as pilipit (crunchy twisted pastry) and pancakes, which she sells to local schools. Ma. Hyacinth enjoys her work and is prepared to continue working hard. She requests a World Vision microloan so she can continue with both businesses. She will buy flour, margarine, sugar, food coloring and cooking oil for her food business and plastic rope and wooden stakes for her seaweed farm. Any additional income will be used to finance her children’s education and meet her family's daily consumption. She will continue to reinvest in her businesses with any savings she can set aside to ensure her family will be provided better living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Sokroeun
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokroeun is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy piglets and restock her grocery store.
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    Sokroeun has two sources of income: she simultaneously raises piglets and runs a small grocery store. She would like to raise more piglets, which she sells for a profit, but does not have enough money to buy more. Equally discouraging are the small profits brought in by her grocery store. Sokroeun is requesting a loan to buy more piglets and restock her grocery store. The loan will be a great help to her, rejuvenating her business and increasing her the scale of her enterprise enough that she can earn significant profits. Eventually, she plans to also raise and sell poultry. With the additional income she earns, she will be able to provide her family with enough food to eat. Best of all, all her children will be able to attend school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Sakhon
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Sakhon is from Cambodia. He has 8 children. He needs a loan of $300 to purchase pesticides and fertilizer .
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    Sakhon Ret is a father who lives with his family in a rural part of Cambodia. Sakhon works very hard at farming rice, corn and sesame to sell for profit, to help provide for his family. Sakhon at this time lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer and pesticides for his farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Sakhon will be able to purchase fertilizer and pesticides for his farming business. Because of the loan, Sakhon will be able to grow healthy crops of rice, corn and sesame to sell. He'll also be able to grow his farming business and increase his income. With the additional income, Sakhon will be able to provide for his family's daily needs and pay for his children to attend school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Guadalupe
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy ingredients in bulk for her snack sales.
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    Guadalupe is 40 years old and she only had the chance to attend elementary school when she was young. She is a single mother and has three children; 2 of them are already attending school and the youngest is still a baby. The family lives in an important sugar cane area where people are really kind and joyful and most of them grow and harvest sugar cane for a living. Two years ago Guadalupe decided to start selling "Chicharrones" (snacks) and candy. She believed that through running her own business she has the opportunity to offer her children a better quality of life and education. Guadalupe sells her products right at her doorway where she sets a table and displays all the snacks and candy. Mostly she sells snacks that she prepares according to the customer preferences: she can prepare them with cabbage, tomatoes, cream, cheese, and chili. She is happy to report that she is getting more customers all the time. She is looking for a World Vision loan so that she can buy more snacks, candy and all the ingredients she uses to prepare the snacks such as cabbage, mayonnaise, cheese, and avocadoes.This way, she can continue handling her growing sales. In the future she will continue to invest in her business and help her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Chrisostome
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Chrisostome is from Rwanda. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $500 to purchase a larger quantity of meat.
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    Chrisostome supports his family with his meat selling business. He faces the challenge of limited capital, which prevents him from buying meat in the quantity necessary to make the business sustainable and profitable. His goal is to expand his business so he can improve living conditions for his large family. Chrisostome is requesting a loan from World Vision so he can purchase a larger quantity of meat. With the additional income he will earn from this improvement, he plans to continue to reinvest in and grow his business. He will be able to provide the daily necessities for his five children and create a savings. In the future, Chrisostome hopes to continue to expand his business and employ another person from his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Asfaw
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Asfaw is from Ethiopia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $150 to buy fertilizer.
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    Asfaw has a small farm and is a hard worker. He is committed to improving his life and working on his farm as effectively as possible. He would like a loan to buy fertilizer and selected seeds to maximize his harvest later in the season. His goal is to be able to pay for his children to attend school. He wants to boost his business to provide his family with the things they need. In the future, he would like to expand his farm to include livestock. He will improve his business and gain more customers and more income. He hopes to one day be able to provide jobs on his farm to others in the community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Ochieng
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Ochieng is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $500 to purchase sugar, cooking oil,and other inventory.
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    Ochieng supports his family by operating a convenience store. He faces the challenge of a lack of investment capital to stock his store more fully. As a result, he cannot meet customer demand and is regularly missing out on sales opportunities. His goal is to invest in and improve his store to make it more profitable, so he can improve living conditions for his family. Ochieng is requesting a loan from World Vision so he can purchase sugar, cooking oil, and other inventory so his store will be fully stocked. With the additional income he will earn as sales improve, he will be able to provide the daily necessities for his family and pay the school fees for his two children. In the future, Ochieng plans to continue to invest in and expand his store, and provide employment opportunities for others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500

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