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Lending History

  • Candelaria
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Candelaria is from Philippines. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $150 Buying piglets and feed.
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    Candelaria Abuda is a pig grower. Currently she has three pigs which she hopes she could sell for Php 9,000 each when they grow. She has six children and all are married. The pigs are the only thing that keeps her busy everyday. She wanted to expand her business so that she could help with the education of her grandchildren. She said that it takes a lot of patience when you raise pigs. Though its really hard to manage a piggery, she also said that it is a very feasible business. Now, she wanted to buy additional piglets and feed. Receiving a loan from World Vision will help to increase her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Maria Guadalupe
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $800 to Purchase and Raise Calves.
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    Maria Guadalupe owns a small farm where she raises calves, and she is asking for a loan to purchase a cow so that she can raise more calves. She previously received a loan to purchase a cow and began raising calves. She currently has five head of cattle, and they continue producing new calves. She has begun to improve her life through constant work, and she hopes that her income will continue to improve so that she can continue investing in her business as well as continue paying for her children's school fees. She is very grateful for the loan that she has received and how it has allowed her to begin to reach her dreams.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $800
  • Musa
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Musa is from Kenya. He has 8 children. He needs a loan of $650 Paying school fees for his daughters in university.
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    Musa Kipkemoi is 60 years old and married to Esther Chepsergon, a business woman. Musa and his wife have been blessed with eight children. Four are employed and married, three are in college, and one is in high school. Musa runs a hotel which he started 26 years ago in the town of Kabarnet. Each month he gains a profit from his hotel business and additional income from farming. This is Musa's fourth loan. He plans to use the loan to pay school fees for his two daughters in the university. Musa believes that his business will continue to grow as his hotel profits can now be used for business expansion rather than going towards school fees. Musa hopes to educate his children to the highest education possible and to expand his hotel business and build a lodge. He describes himself as an honest, hardworking God fearing man.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $650
  • Judith
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Judith is from Rwanda. She has 9 children. She needs a loan of $275 to purchase foodstuffs.
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    Judith is 48 years old and married with 9 children. She and her family live in Nyamagabe a region of Gikongoro situated in the southern province of Rwanda. Judith has been managing a grocery store for the past five years. She is finding that her greatest challenge is keeping her inventory well stocked. She needs a loan to expand her business and purchase daily foodstuffs, such as: eggplants, cooking oil, tomatoes, onions, and flour. With the increase of inventory Judith would be able to earn a bigger income and be able to reinvest those funds back into her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • Celestin
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Celestin is from Rwanda. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $700 to purchase beans and sorghum.
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    Celestin owns a business selling beans. The main challenge he faces is the high cost of transportation—he doesn’t have a car to transport his goods. A loan will enable him to invest in a car so that he can transport his goods. He will finally be able to sell a decent amount and make enough money to provide food and a better life for his family. Celestin’s goals are to expand his business and offer jobs to his community. Celestin plans to use his profits to pay for his children’s school fees and provide goods for his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Mireya
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Mireya is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $1,175 to purchase thread and materials to make napkins.
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    Mrs. Mirella García is 25 years old and is originally a small indigenous community in Zitacuaro, Michoacán State. She defines herself as a very hard worker, who helps her husband with the home expenses. She sells shoes, clothing, and bedspreads through catalog, as well as napkins which her mother taught her to knit. She’s asking for a loan from World Vision to invest in her business so that she may continue buying more threads and fabrics to make napkins. She’s been in the business of making these napkins for some 8 years and she’s been in the clothing business for 4 years. She sells her clothing and napkins in Mexico City during the week, and goes back to her town on the weekends. Mrs. Mirella García has been married for six years to Mr. Jorge García, who works in construction in Mexico City. They have one five-year-old boy whose name is Alan, and who will be starting kindergarten soon. She says that she misses her home, and she would like to go back to Río de Guadalupe because it’s a very quiet town with beautiful landscapes. She hopes to return soon since her son will begin kindergarten, and she wants him to attend the schools in her community. Her goal in life is to see her house finished, and she would like to grow avocados. In this region especially, growing avocados is very productive. The fruit harvested is of very high quality. With the profits she plans to earn though this loan, she hopes to go back to her hometown, and establish a store there selling clothing, shoes, etc. This plan would benefit her community because the people would not have to travel to Zitacuaro anymore to buy the goods.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,175
  • Juvilyn
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Juvilyn is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase pig feed, fertilizers, and herbicides.
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    Juvilyn is a 32 year old woman who raises pigs to earn a living. In addition to raising and selling pigs, she and her family also run a farm. With a loan, she plans to buy feed for her pigs and purchase fertilizers and herbicides that will help her maintain the family farm. With any extra income she earns, she hopes to create a better life for her two year old son and also support her parents.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Gertulde
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Gertulde is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase fruit and products to sell.
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    Gertulde sells a variety of fruits and products to her local community. She has a steady business; however, she is still not earning enough money to support her family’s most basic needs. With the loan, she plans to buy more inventory to attract more customers to come to her business. The additional income will allow her to reinvest and buy more products to sell, as well as create a better life for her and her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Brigido
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Brigido is from Mexico. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $650 to purchase wax, panel frames, brood chamber, and more honey.
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    Brigido lives in the Cochoapa, Guerrero. He is 39 years old, married and has a seven years old son named Diego. Diego is in second grade. Brigido produces and sells honey. He started this business seven years ago in order to support her wife and son with the hopes of offering them a better future, a better quality of life, and a better education for his son. He and his family have been facing some financial struggles and he says that he does not have enough money to support his family or buy enough materials to keep his business running smoothly. Because of his shortage of materials, the number of his customers has decreased as well as his sales. Brigido plans to use his loan to purchase materials for his honey business, such as wax, a brood chamber, plan frames with the homes of producing more honey to sell. Brigido believes that his loan will tremendously help his family’s situation. He will be able to better his business, assist his wife with their household expenses, and pay for his son’s schooling. They will be able to have a better quality of life and a better financial situation. He hopes that his business will continue to grow and wants to be able to keep it constantly supplied with materials so that he will be able to increase his honey production and quality of business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $650
  • Carren Cherotich
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carren Cherotich is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $125 to buy farm materials like maize seeds, tools, and paying workers during the planting season.
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    Carren Kirui is from Mogondo, Kenya. She has two children. Carren lacks the finances needed to support her business. This is one of the greatest challenge Carren faces as she is unable to buy the seed and other things she needs in time for planting season. She hopes to use the loan she receives to buy farm materials like maize seeds, tools, and to pay workers to help her during the planting season. With the donors help, Carren will be able to plant, harvest, and earn the income necessary for her family's basic needs, like school fees for her children. She hopes to create employment opportunities in her community and hopes that her venture helps others.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Crisanto
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Crisanto is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $850 to purchase manure, seeds, soil and fertilizers .
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    Crisanto is from the community of Donaciano Ojeda, which is located in Michoacan where Mazahua culture predominates. He is 23 years old and he studied until third grade school. He did not continue studying because there was no school above this grade in his community. The closest school was very far from his house and his parents did not have resources to send him to school farther away. For that reason he decided to work as a stocker in the wholesale food market of Mexico City. He works as a stocker for one week and the other week he helps his father in the greenhouse growing flowers. His sells these flowers in the wholesale food market in Zitacuaro. He has been doing this for 4 years and his father taught him to grow these flowers. Crisanto is married to Susana, who works as a maid and is also growing flowers. From the profits he makes he will save some money to purchase the things his wife needs in order to give her a better quality life. Crisanto's problem is that due to the recent frost in his community many flowers got frost burnt. As a consequence he lost many flowers and his flower income. He does not have any money to re-invest to grow more flowers. A loan from World Vision will benefit Crisanto because he could use it to purchase a piece of land where he can establish his own greenhouse. His father lends him the greenhouse he uses right now. Crisanto’s goal in the future is to produce flowers and sell the flowers in other communities and eventually sell them in Mexico City.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Alejandra
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Alejandra is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase more sheep and chickens to sell.
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    Alejandra is 30 years old and from Dolores Hidalgo. She raises sheep and chickens for a living and her husband is a taxi driver. Together they have two children, one is in elementary school and the other is in kindergarten. Alejandra and her family live in her mother's in law house. Alejandra wants her kids to get ahead in life. Alejandra's greatest challenge is having a limited amount of space for her animals. Because she does not have land of her own, she has very few animals and is not able to get many more. Nonetheless, Alejandra will use this loan from World Vision to invest in her business and purchase more animals to raise. In the future, Alejandra wants to open a candy store right outside her house so she can earn more money. She would then be able to take care of the animals and sell candies. With the profits from this loan, Alejandra will be able to pay for her children's necessities, including food and clothing.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Cristopher Daniel
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Cristopher Daniel is from Mexico. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $1,175 to maintain his vehicle.
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    Christopher is from the community of San Felipe de los Alzati, located in the state of Michoacan. He is 32 years old has several technical degrees in electronics, computation, carpentry, tailoring, and design. He has requested a loan from World Vision in order to maintain his public transportation vehicle. Christopher has been a driver for over 11 years, working three different routes. Mr. Christopher is married to his wife, Brenda, with whom he has a three year old boy named Ari Daniel. A few weeks ago, his vehicle was in traffic accident when it was hit by another car at a high speed. The vehicle turned over and almost was a complete loss. This loan will allow Christopher to repair his vehicle, as this is the primary source of income for Christopher's family and brother. Christopher's goal is to save enough money to buy a new vehicle to use for transportation. Any additional income will help him give his family a better quality of life and improve his public transportation services.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,175
  • Ny
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ny is from Cambodia. She has 8 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase additional merchandise.
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    Ny is a grocery store owner in her community. Ny has not been able to stock up on inventory because she does not have the disposable income. her problem benefits her competitors because customers go where they can find the product Ny does not have. In the past, Ny borrowed from local lenders at a high interest rate. Ny’s goal is having a large store with a large variety of products, and meet her customers’ demand for other products. She wants her customers to see she has a reliable business. Offering new options to customers could potentially increase Ny’s sales and attract new customers. If Ny gets more capital in terms of a loan, she can increase her sales exponentially. With additional income, Ny will be sending all her children to school; the lives of the villagers will improve, and the whole community will be transformed.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Oswaldo Alejandro
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Oswaldo Alejandro is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $175 to fix two arcade machines. .
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    Mr. Oswaldo is from the community of Zitacuaro, which is located in the State of Michoacan. It is very close to the sanctuary of the Monarch butterfly. Mr. Oswaldo is 39 years old and despite his disability, because he had an accident 12 years ago, he wants to keep on working. He studied two semesters of Law but he could not continue because his parents could not keep on supporting him. Mr. Oswaldo requested the loan to fix two arcade video games that he has in his house. He wants to fix them because that helps him pay for his house expenses. He has doing this for 5 years and now he decided to invest in this type of business. He used to be a federal police officer in the administrative area but due to the problems in the country he decided to quit. He is single and he lives with his parents. His main challenge is that due to the lack of a job he would like to find another job because the money he earns with the arcade is very little. He has to support economically his parents because they are older people. The loan will benefit him because he will have more profits and will be able to fix both machines. He will be able to provide a better quality life for his parents and to purchase their medicines. His goal is to have a groceries store. He has the space for this in his house. He would like to have more profits in the future. He will save the profits in order to purchase little by little shelves in order to put the groceries store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Sandra
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sandra is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $175 to purchase milk, salt and rennet.
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    Sandra Avila Añorve is 23 years old and is married with Noel Guzman. They have one child called Adrian, who is just 3 years old. Sandra has been making and selling chesses for the past year. She started making cheeses as a way to help her husband with some of the household expenses and to provide her child with a better quality of life. She will use the loan to purchase milk, salt and rennet to make cheeses. Sandra is thankful to God that she has been getting excellent outcomes from her business. She has been bringing in enough money to pay for her expenses and to improve her family's quality of life. She is also able to save some money for the future and for Adrian's education. She also has enough money left over to reinvest in improving her business. In the future, she aims to buy a cheese press. This will increase and improve her cheese production.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Victoria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victoria is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy cheese and corn .
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    Victoria Santiago Hernandez is 53 years old and is married to Carlos, a field worker. She has 3 children: Marcos, who is in the 2nd grade of junior high, Luis, who is in the 3rd grade of high school, and Martha, who is in the 6th grade of elementary school. Victoria helps to support her family by selling cheese and corn. She started her corn and cheese business 7 years ago to provide her children with a proper quality of life and a good education. Thanks to how well her business is going and to her husband’s help, she hasn’t faced any real problems related to a lack of money or health. She now generates enough money to enjoy a good quality of life. Victoria has requested this loan to buy more cheese and corn. She is very happy to be receiving this loan because it will help her life and her business to improve significantly. She is glad that she is able to help her husband out with the expenses and to provide her children with an education. Her goal is to invest more money into her business to expand it. To increase her profits, she plans to start making her own cheese rather than buying and reselling it.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Seyha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Seyha is from Cambodia. He needs a loan of $1,000 buy cosmetic products for the beauty saloon .
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    Seyha Phrum is a teacher who spends his free time growing cassava. He lives with his wife who runs a beauty salon in the village. Because his teaching salary is so small, it is not enough to cover his family's expenses. Therefore, he has other businesses to ensure his family's welfare. Seyha would like to begin growing cassava and his wife would like to expand her beauty salon, however more capital is required to invest these businesses. Thus, he has requested a loan from World Vision. The loan will allow Seyha and his wife to invest in their businesses and earn a greater income. As a result, their standard of living will improve. Seyha and his wife are thankful for World Vision for giving them a loan. This has created an opportunity for them to grow and expand their businesses, which are important for feeding their family. In the future, Seyha would like to help his wife open a grocery store. The loan that Seyha has requested has a repayment term of 18 months.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Gagik
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Gagik is from Armenia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $1,000 to buy seeds.
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    Gagik is engaged in both cattle farming and land cultivation, growing flowers. With the loan, Gagik will be able to purchase seeds and produce more crops. Gagik Hakobyan lives in Aghin village of Shirak region. Since 1996 he has been the local community’s leader. Gagik lives with his wife. His two daughters are married and live separately. Gagik would like to improve his household economy and expand the business to keep the household stable. Gagik would like to expand his business and grow more more produce.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Ibsa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ibsa is from Ethiopia. He has 6 children. He needs a loan of $175 to purchase fertilizer, select seeds and a pair of oxen.
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    Ibsa is a farmer from a small town in Ethiopia. However, the last harvest was so small that the income was barely enough to support his family. Even the basic necessities of food and clothing have become a luxury for them. "My God will never forget or forsake me; I am in an appallingly bad situation," Ibsa says. The blessing of a loan from World Vision will allow Ibsa to purchase fertilizer, select seeds, and a pair of oxen, if possible. With seeds and fertilizer he will be able to bring in a greater yield next harvest. The oxen will help him harvest more next season as well, giving him more produce to sell and bringing in a greater income. With the increased income from the next harvest, Ibsa will be able to better support his family. They are looking forward to eating better and wearing better clothes. With six children at home, Ibsa is also looking towards the future; one day he hopes to start a cattle ranching business which will bring in additional income and give his children the hope of a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Daisy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Daisy is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, cheese, cream, corn, meat, chicken, and gas.
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    Daisy Aguilar Rojas is 34 years old and married to Juan. Although they have one child together, they have three that they help support: Carlos who is in the 1st grade of junior high, Mariana who is in the 2nd grade of junior high, and Edgar who is in the 2nd grade of high school. Daisy has been making and selling Mexican snacks for over three years now. She started this business in order to help her husband with some of the household expenses and to provide a better quality of life for the children. Since Daisy's business has been doing so well, they have had enough money to cover their basic needs. However, Daisy wishes to expand her business and needs a loan in order to do so. With a loan from World Vision Daisy will be able to buy more ingredients like tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, cheese, cream, corn, meat, chicken and gas for cooking. By increasing her profits Daisy will be able to better provide for her family and to give the children a quality education. She also plans to save some of the profits to buy a bigger oven, which they really need. Daisy's future goal is to continue expanding her business by reinvesting in it. She hopes to build an establishment to open her own restaurant, buy tables and chairs, and provide a better service. She also wants to have a new menu and to increase her customer base.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Subeki
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Subeki is from Indonesia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $125 to purchase more fabrics and glue for his business.
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    Subeki runs a car seat cover making business in order to support his family. His wife is bless with the opportunity to work as a hair dresser in order to supplement their household income and further provide for their two children. Subeki would like to expand his business, but is unable to due to the limited supplies he has to work with, which, in turn, prevent him from being able to produce customized requests from his costumers. With a loan from World Vision, Subeki will be able to purchase a greater variety of fabrics and glue that will allow him to meet his customer's diverse demands. With this opportunity he will be able to increase his client base and bring in more sales. In the future, he plans to learn more nuances to his trade in order to improve his skills and make an even greater variety of seat covers, helping him reach out to more potential customers. The additional income Subeki will earn from his expanded business will allow him to meet his family's basic needs. He also plans to renovate his house in order to greatly improve their living conditions and give his children hope for a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Tigist
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tigist is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase an ox, fertilizer, and seed .
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    Tigist is a skilled farmer who relies on the harvest she produces to provide for her family. Her goal is to expand and develop her farm to make it more sustainable and profitable. By increasing the quality and quantity of her harvest, she will be able to improve living conditions for her family. A loan from World Vision will allow Tigist to purchase an ox, fertilizer, and high quality seed. With these improvements, she will be able to plant on time and produce a better harvest. With the additional income she will earn, she will be able to feed her family a nutritious diet, and pay the educational fees for her two children. In the future, she plans to continue to invest in and expand her farm, so that one day she can have her own grain store and also raise cattle.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Elena
    They gave
    $25
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    Elena is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fruits and vegetables such as bananas, apples, oranges, peaches, tomatoes, chili, onions, potatoes and more.
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    Elena, her husband Medardo and their four children live in historic Azoyu in the state of Guerrero. Two of her children are already married. Elena began selling vegetables eight years ago and has been selling them ever since. She started the business because she saw that there were not many other people taking up this line of work. She sought to start her own business so that she could better support her family. So far her business has been very successful. She is making a name for herself in the community and gaining more clients. Elena is requesting a loan to buy more fruits and vegetables such as bananas, apples, oranges, peaches, tomatoes, chili, onions, potatoes and more. Elena sees the loan as an opportunity to make major changes in her business and she will put all of her efforts towards making her business a success. She wants to get more income and better help her family. In the future, she would like to have her own permanent vegetable shop, so that she could sell her goods in a larger venue and nicely arrange the stock. Elena's goal is to see her two younger children continuing to study, all the way through university. She wants them to get good jobs and to be very successful.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carmen is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy cement, sand, gravel, shovels and a wheelbarrow.
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    Carmen lives in a municapality in the state of Guerrero called Marquelia (known in the past as “Potzahualco” meaning "Place Plentiful of Water" in Nahuatl). This area is surrounded by rivers, creeks, lagoons, beautiful beaches and a waterfall. It is also a region full of tropical plantations: coconut, guava, tamarind, papaya, banana and hibiscus. Carmen if fifty-nine years old and lives in this beautiful place with her husband Pedro, a construction worker. They have five children together, all of whom are married. Carmen and her husband have been producing and selling bricks for more than ten years. Up until now, their earned profits and her husband's support have been the most important elements in allowing them to buy the most necessary goods and supplies and to have a better quality of life. Carmen wants to continue working because she knows that the economic situation is getting more difficult. A loan from World Vision will allow her to buy more material for producing bricks, including cement, sand, gravel, shovels and a wheelbarrow. By making a larger quantity of bricks, she will be able to increase her income and improve her family's living conditions. In the future, Carmen would like to eventually build a small establishment and to have her own grocery store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Maria Guadalupe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $325 to buy a calf and the appropriate food for it.
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    Maria Guadalupe (or Lupita, as the people call her) is a 47-year-old widow with two young children: Yuridia (10) and Luis Daniel (8). She is dedicated to the activity of cattle breeding. The main challenge she faces is that there are a lot of people that want to buy her animals but do not want to pay the price she asks for them: "It is not easy to raise the animals, because they need a lot of cares. When they get sick, they need vaccines and they need to be very clean. People do not want to pay for the money I invested on the little animal," she said. Lupita needs more financial capital because she recently sold all the animals she had and needs to buy another calf. With a loan from World Vision, she will be able to buy a calf and grass to feed it. She wants to continue investing in this line of work to buy and sell more animals. Lupita plans to use the additional profits to improve her house because her windows are not in good condition. She also plans to save some money for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Ma Paula
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ma Paula is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase pig food .
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    Doña Paula is 51 years old, married and the mother of six children, though only two of them remain at home. Doña Paula has been raising pigs for ten years; she started the business to help her husband with the family expenses. The greatest challenge for Paula is the lack of resources to buy appropriate food for her eleven pigs. Paula is requesting a World Vision microloan to buy high-quality food to fatten the pigs in order to get more profits; her clients pay more for the biggest pigs. She has set a goal to purchase more pigs and to increase her income, because she would like to invest in a candy shop that she recently started. She wants to buy a new counter to have a more attractive look to her shop and attract more customers. With the profits, Paula wants to buy more pig food, clothes and shoes for her family and to invest in the candy shop to get that profitable quickly.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Guadalupe
    They gave
    $25
    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
  • Joseph
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Joseph is from Kenya. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $700 to buy tires.
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    Joseph and his family live in a small town in Kenya. To provide for his family, Joseph runs a tire shop. Although Joseph would like to make his shop more competitive and offer a wider selection of tires to his customers, he has not had the money to invest. The loan from World Vision will enable Joseph to buy more tires and to expand his store. The community will have a tire store that they can rely on and Joseph will be able to serve more customers. This will boost his sales and income. His shop will become a source of income he and his family can depend on. Joseph will be better able to provide for his family and to continue to invest in his shop.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Miguel
    They gave
    $50
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    Miguel is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $100 to buy coffee plants .
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    Miguel is 53 years old and lives with his family in in the Mixtla region in Mexico, where he owns and operates a small business. For the past six years, Miguel has been growing coffee on his farm, to sell for profit within his community to help provide for his family. Miguel has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more coffee plants for his coffee business. With the loan, Miguel will be able to buy more coffee plants, expand his current busihness and purchase food for the family. Miguel is the father of two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Teodoro
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Teodoro is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $450 to purchase wood for his workshop.
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    Teodoro is 27 years old and runs a small business making and selling furniture. He lives in World Vision’s Colomi region in Bolivia. Teodoro has sold furniture in this area for 5 years. Teodoro has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like purchase more wood for his business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Elisa
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Elisa is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $100 to buy fertilizers and pesticides.
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    Elisa is 42 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. Elisa has grown rice in this area for more than five years. Elisa has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizers and pesticides. This will help Elisa grow and sell more rice which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Evangelina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Evangelina is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase materials to repair a fence.
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    For the last 6 years Evangelina has operated her small business in the Tembipe region in Bolivia. She raises pigs to sell to customers in her community. Evangelina also has a second business where she sells items like canned goods and sugar. This second business provides a supplemental income that Evangelina needs to support her family. Evangelina has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to repair her fences, expand the current business and buy supplies in bulk. Evangelina is 43 years old. She is the mother of 4 children, all of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Hailegeorgis
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hailegeorgis is from Ethiopia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $200 to grow additional types of crops.
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    For the last six years Hailegeorgis has operated his small business in the Kemisse region in Ethiopia. He grows maize, wheat, teff, and other grains which he sells to customers in his community. Hailegeorgis has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to grow more different types of crops to purchase food for the family, expand the current business and start a new business as well. Hailegeorgis is 48 years old and the father of two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Francisco
    They gave
    $25
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    Francisco is from Philippines. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and items to sell.
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    Francisco is 48 years old and runs a small business growing coconuts, then drying the coconut meat to make ‘copra’, from which coconut oil is extracted. He in lives Butigan, Baybay in the northwest Leyte region in Philippines. He has grown coconuts in this area for more than 5 years and requested this loan from World Vision to buy fertilizer so he can expand his business. He also wants to purchase stock for a Sari-sari (variety) store business and increase his overall income. Francisco works hard to provide for his family and raise their quality of life. He and his wife have 2 children, who are both currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Merarda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Merarda is from Bolivia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy potatoes and fertilizer .
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    Merarda is 37 years old and lives with her family in the Colomi region in Bolivia. For the past six years, Merarda has operated a small potato business within her community, selling potatoes for a profit. Merarda has requested a loan from World Vision to buy more potatoes and fertilizer. The loan will also help Merarda to expand her business, increase her income and help her to provide for her family's daily needs. Merarda is the mother of six children, five are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Aldrin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Aldrin is from Philippines. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $450 to buy computer gadgets and maintenance .
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    For the last 6 years Aldrin and his wife have operated his small business in the Haven of Rest region in Philippines. He provides computer services to customers in his community. Aldrin has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy computer gadgets and pay maintenance for his shop. With more gadgets to sell, Aldrin will be able to better serve his customers and increase his income. With the additional earnings, Aldrin hopes to pay for his children's school fees, purchase food for this family and buy supplies in bulk. Aldrin is 44 years old and the father of three children, of whom all are currently studying in school. Aldrin would like to expand his computer shop business so he can support his family and save for the education of his children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Maria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $150 to buy yarn, thread and cloth to create more handcrafts.
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    Maria is 71 years old and runs a small business making handcrafts. She lives in World Vision's Najhe region in Mexico. Maria has made handcrafts in this area for more than 5 years. Maria has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy yarn, thread and cloth to create more handcrafts. This will help Maria make and sell more handcrafts which will increase her overall income. Maria is an elderly person, but this is not something that keeps her away from working and creating more beautiful wool pieces. Besides, she is showing her grand-daughters this beautiful activity. For Maria and her husband find in this art, the way to increase the family income. “My husband also helps me creating the crafts that we sell in every marketplace. It is quite difficult for us to get a job and if we got to get one, it would only be temporary.”.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Vardan
    They gave
    $25
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    Vardan is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,475 to purchase beehives.
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    Vardan is a beekeeper from Armenia who lives with his mother in order to support her in her old age. He started his business a few years ago and has been able to create a good client base to which he can sell his products. However, in order to expand his business, Vardan needs the financial assistance from World Vision to invest in new beehives. With these new hives, he will be able to increase his working capital and develop his beekeeping methods so as to bring in more income. The extra income from his new beehives will help Vardan's family to remain stable and improve their quality of life through increased daily food consumption and better living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,475
  • Rene
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rene is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $450 to purchase pig feed.
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    For the last three years, Rene has operated his small business in the Bolivar region of Bolivia. He raises pigs to sell to customers in his community, and has one employee to help him run his farm. Rene has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to purchase pig feed. With the additional income he will earn by having more and healthier pigs to sell, he will be able to pay for transportation, purchase more feed, and continue to invest in his business. Rene cares for five additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Ashot
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Ashot is from Armenia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $1,000 to start a cattle farm.
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    Currently Ashot plans to expand their family business and start a cattle farm. Ashot Nazaryan lives with his parents, grandmother, wife and two children in Getashen village of Vayots Dzor region. Ashot’s mother works in the local kindergarten, Ashot and his father work in the nearby Yeghegnadzor city’s water company. However, the main income to the family comes from land cultivation. The growing business will insure Ashot’s family’s sustainability, children’s nutrition and education needs. The income from the cattle will help stabilize the family and pay for the children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Valerik
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Valerik is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 Valerik is planning to plant a potato field, to expand the business and increase the income of his family farm.
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    The main source of family income is provided by land cultivation and vegetable farming. Valerik would like to grow potatoes in the upcoming seasons. Valerik Saroyan lives with his parents in Horom village of Shirak region. Together with his father they have run a photo shop in the nearby city. Nonetheless, the main family income comes from land cultivation. Currently, Valerik is planning to plant a potato field, to expand the business and increase the income. Valerik hopes that in the near future he will be able to secure sufficient income for his parents and become financially secure to start his own family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Sergey
    They gave
    $100
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    Sergey is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 to buy new stock.
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    Sergey started a clothing business, selling women’s clothing, bags and shoes. Sergey Avetisyan lives in Gyumri city together with his parents. By profession Sergey is a teacher. Nonetheless due to the bad local economy, high unemployment, low salaries and high cost of living Sergey started a clothing business. The income from Sergey’s business insures his family’s basic needs are met. Sergey has applied for the loan to bring in new stock and meet the clients’ demand. Sergey would like to bring his business to a point that he could also sustain his own family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Ayelech
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ayelech is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase an ox .
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    Ayelech is 33 years old and the mother of three children, two of whom are students. For the last six, Ayelech has operated her small business in the Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia growing crops to sell to customers in her community. Ayelech requests a World Vision microloan to purchase an ox to start farming as early as possible this growing season for an optimal crop and higher profits. The additional income will help to pay for transportation, purchase food for the animals and any savings will be reinvested in her farm for financial viability.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Misak
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Misak is from Armenia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $1,000 to increase the number of cattle.
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    The main income to the family comes from the farming business and land cultivation. Misak Margaryan lives with his young family and mother in Vaik. Misak works at the local gas station, but his primary source of income is from the family farm. To insure sufficient funds for his growing family and little child’s upbringing Misak is planning to increase the number of cattle. This loan will affect Misak's child by providing health, nutrition and education. Misak hopes to expand the farm and increase cattle. The extra income will help the family to remain stable and better their quality of life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Arsen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Arsen is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase additional cattle.
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    Arsen and his parents cultivate land and currently have 2 cows. From this, they are able to provide for their family. Arsen Margaryan lives in Getap village of Vayots Dzor region together with his parents. Just having 2 cows and cultivating the land is the family’s main income. However it covers only the most basic needs. Arsen has applied for the loan to increase the number of cattle. His parents help in the agricultural works. This loan will help Arsen's family to improve their quality of life beyond just their basic needs. Arsen hopes to be able to expand the family farm. Once Arsen has sufficient income he would like to start a family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Tigist
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tigist is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase fertilizer and selected potatoes for planting.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Paulos
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Paulos is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $200 to purchase fertilizer and selected seeds.
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    Paulos is 56 years old and runs a small business growing crops. He lives in World Vision's Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. Paulos has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Paulos has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase fertilizer and selected seeds. This will help Paulos grow and sell more crops, which will increase his overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Matilde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Matilde is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $550 to buy food and more animals.
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    For the last 6 years Matilde has operated her small business in the San Jose region in Mexico. She raises pigs, chickens and turkeys to sell to customers in her community. Matilde has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy food and more animals. Matilde explained that in the future she would like to build a corral and have more animals to increase her income which is used to support her family. Matilde is 33 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Khazhak
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Khazhak is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 to buy cattle.
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    Khazhak Sargsyan lives with his mother in Taratumb village of Vayots Dzor region. He works hard to maintain the land and to provide for his family's basic needs. Khazhak cultivates a land and keeps a small farm which is the only source of income for this household. This loan would greatly affect the family’s living conditions by bringing in additional income and more security and stability. He plans to invest the loan by purchasing more cattle. In long term Khazhak hopes he will be able to direct his investments toward continuing to increase the number of cattle, and purchasing more cultivating land.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Karen
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Karen is from Armenia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase additional cattle.
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    Karen raises cattle and sells milk and meat produce to the local wholesalers and shops. Karen Grigoryan lives in Meghri city, far South of Armenia. He works at the local factory but this income does not sufficiently provide for the family of three. Their main income and food source comes from Karen’s cattle which gives milk and meat produce, insuring the family with one small child to cover its basic needs. To expand the business Karen would like to increase the number of cattle, for which he has applied for this loan. With additional cattle, Karen can produce more milk and meat which will increase his income from sales. This income will help to provide for the nutrition and educational needs of Karen's wife and child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Worke
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Worke is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase an ox.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Sara
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sara is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Sara is 41 years old and runs a small business growing crops. She lives in World Vision's Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. Sara has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Sara has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer to harvest good crops. This will help Sara grow and sell more crops, which will increase her overall income. Sara and her husband have 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Haile
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Haile is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer for crops.
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    Haile is 43 years old and runs a small business growing crops. He lives in World Vision's Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. Haile has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Haile has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase fertilizer to create a thriving farm. By growing and selling more crops, Haile will be able to increase his overall income. Haile and his wife have 3 children, 2 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Garik
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Garik is from Armenia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $1,450 to purchase hens. .
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    Garik Mkrtchyan is a farmer raising poultry and rabbits. He lives with his wife and their two children. Agriculture is the family's main source of income and it barely enough to meet their needs. With the loan, Garik will purchase more hens to raise and sell. His income will increase and he will be able to improve his family's living conditions. Garik's plan is to grow his business and promote agriculture as part of community development.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,450
  • Edik
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Edik is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase clothing and shoes.
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    Edik Harutyunyan sells clothing and shoes in Kapan, Armenia. He lives with his parents, sister and brother. Edik plans to enlarge his business by purchasing clothing and shoes. He will develop his business further by increasing his working capital. He believes that the growth of trade through his business will also contribute to his community’s economic development.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Juana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $350 to buy a mill.
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    Juana is 59 years old and runs a small business selling handmade tortillas. She lives in World Vision's San Jose region in Mexico. Juana has sold handmade tortillas in this area for more than 5 years. Juana also has a second business where she raises chickens. This second business provides a supplemental income which Juana needs to support her family. Juana has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy a mill for grinding the corn necessary for her tortillas. This would allow her to grind the corn in her own home instead of renting time at someone else's mill.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Ana Patricia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ana Patricia is from Bolivia. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy merchandise to sell.
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    Ana Patricia is 35 years old and runs a small business selling glasses and collars for animals. She lives in World Vision's Nuevo Amanecer region in Bolivia. Ana Patricia has sold glasses and collars for animals in this area for the last 2 years. Ana Patricia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy merchandise to sell. Ana Patricia has 7 children, of whom 6 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Domfeh
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Domfeh is from Ghana. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy flour and sugar in bulk.
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    Domfeh is 43 years old and has operated her small business in the Kintampo South region in Ghana for more than 5 years. She sells bread to customers in her community. She has 2 employees who help her run her shop. Domfeh has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy flour and sugar in bulk. This will increase her overall income which Domfeh needs to support her family. Domfeh is the mother of a child who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Mary
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary is from Ghana. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase goods in bulk.
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    Mary is 36 years old and runs a small business selling bowls and plates. She lives in World Vision's Atebubu region in Ghana. Mary has sold bowls and plates in this area for more than 5 years. Mary has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan she would like to purchase goods in bulk. Mary and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Karmen
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Karmen is from Armenia. She needs a loan of $1,000 to renovate the hairdressing salon and introduce additional services for her clients.
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    Karmen Khachatryan is a successful hairdresser who is currently located in Goris City, Armenia. She has a charming personality and a strong work ethic and she has been able to save some money to rent a hairdressing salon in the center of town. With the help of the loan, Karmen is planning to renovate the salon and make it a comfortable place for her clients to enjoy her services. She also would like to add manicure options and other beauty procedures. Karem is focused on increasing the quality of her services while maintaining an affordable price for her customers. The loan that Karmen has requested has a repayment cycle of four years.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Karine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Karine is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to increase inventory by purchasing more clothes to sell.
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    Karine Melkonyan lives in Agarak city, in the south of Armenia. She is a mother of two and a grandmother of one. Before she became an entrepreneur, Karine and her family were in a very difficult financial situation, as she had no source of income. However, Karine soon found herself a job as a clothing shop manager, and after proving to be successful, she decided to start a business of her own. Thus, she now rents a shop from which she buys and sells women’s, men’s, and children’s clothing. In order to keep up with the client's demand and to expand her business, Karine needs to purchase more clothing to stock her store. This will insure a steady income for her family. This will, in turn, help Karine's family get through the winter, as heating expenses are quite high. The loan that Karine has requested has a repayment period of four years.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Teji
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Teji is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $150 to buy fertilizer and seeds.
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    Teji is 44 years old and runs a small business growing crops. She lives in World Vision's Wonchi region in Ethiopia. Teji has grown crops in this area for more than five years. Teji has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and seeds. This will help Teji grow and sell more crops which will increase her overall income. Teji and her husband have two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Chanthou
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chanthou is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Chanthou is 35 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Chanthou has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her farm. Chanthou has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help Chanthou grow and sell more rice which will increase her overall income. Chanthou and her husband have 2 children, of whom 1 are currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Tadelech
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tadelech is from Ethiopia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase a farm ox.
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    For the last 6 years Tadelech has operated her small business in World Vision's Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. She grows crops to sell to customers in her community. Tadelech is 39 years old and the mother of 6 children, of whom 3 are currently studying in school. Tadelech has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase a farm ox to work in the fields. This will help Tadelech maximize her harvest. The increased income will be used to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Meles
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Meles is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $250 to buy an ox.
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    For the last 6 years Meles has operated his small business in the Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. He grows crops to sell to customers in his community. Meles has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy an ox. This would help to increase his overall income and support his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Yier
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yier is from Ghana. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $50 to purchase supplies in bulk.
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    For the last 3 years Yier and her husband have operated her small business in the Tolon Kumbuga region in Ghana. She provides hairdressing services to customers in her community. She has more than 3 employees to help her run her business. Yier has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase supplies in bulk. This would help to increase her overall income and support her family. Yier is 28 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $50
  • Abera
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Abera is from Ethiopia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $300 to buy an ox for farming.
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    For the last 6 years Abera has operated his small business in the Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. He grows crops to sell to customers in his community. Abera is 31 years old and the father of 1 child. Abera has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy an ox to help with farming. He will use the increased income to support his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Ignacia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ignacia is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase animal feed for the pigs.
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    For the last 6 years, Ignacia has operated her small business in the South Cebu West region in Philippines. She raises pigs to sell to the customers in her community. Ignacia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase animal feed for the pigs to support her family. Ignacia is 36 years old and the mother of 2 children, who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Jocelyn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jocelyn is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $100 to purchase general and food supplies.
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    For the last 6 years Jocelyn has operated her small business in the Haven of Rest region in Philippines. She sells canned goods, noodles, soda, soap, toiletries, coffee and sugar to customers in her community. Jocelyn has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase more items to sell at her small business. The increased income will be used to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • James
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    James is from Ghana. He needs a loan of $150 to buy medicines.
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    For the last 6 years James has operated his small business in the Atebubu region in Ghana. He sells medications to customers in his community. James has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. The sales are needed to support his family. He cares for 2 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Almaz
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Almaz is from Ethiopia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy an ox.
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    For the last 6 years, Almaz has operated her small business in the Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. She grows crops to sell to the customers in her community. Almaz has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy an ox to improve her business and thus, support her family. Almaz is 21 years old and the mother of 4 children, of whom, 2 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Aster
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    $25
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    Aster is from Ethiopia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase an ox.
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    Aster is 31 years old and runs a small business growing crops. She lives in World Vision's Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. Aster has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Aster has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase an ox. This will help Aster grow and sell more crops which will increase her overall income. Aster and her husband have 6 children, 4 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Bekele
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bekele is from Ethiopia. He has 5 children. He needs a loan of $200 to buy an ox for farming.
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    Bekele is 22 years old and runs a small business growing crops. He lives in the Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. BekHe ele has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Bekele and his wife have 5 children, 4 of whom are currently studying in school. Bekele has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy an ox for farming. This will help him grow and sell more crops which will increase his overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Gregorio
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gregorio is from Philippines. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $100 to buy hard bound covers and papers.
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    Gregorio is 60 years old and runs a small business by providing book binding service. He lives in World Vision's Northwestern Leyte region in Philippines. Gregorio has provided book binding service in this area for 5 years. Gregorio also has a second business, where he does food catering. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Gregorio needs to support his family. Gregorio has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy hard bound covers and papers. This will help Gregorio do more book binding, which will increase his overall income. Gregorio and his wife have 1 child, who is currently studying in school. He also cares for 1 additional dependent in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Dorcas Chematur
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Dorcas Chematur is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy sheep and goats.
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    Dorcas Chematur is 44 years old and runs a small business raising sheep and growing crops. She lives in World Vision's Wema region in Kenya. Dorcas Chematur has had this business in this area for more than 5 years. Dorcas Chematur has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy some sheep and goats. This will help Dorcas Chematur raise and sell more livestock which will increase her overall income. Dorcas Chematur has 3 children, who are currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Carol
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carol is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy more firewood to sell.
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    Carol is 37 years old and runs a small business selling firewood. She lives in World Vision's Winam Urban region in Kenya. Carol has sold firewood in this area for 1 year. Carol has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more stock of firewood to sell. Carol and her husband have 2 children, who are both currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Julia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Julia is from Bolivia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy straw for making hats.
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    Julia is 42 years old and runs a small business selling straw hats. She lives in World Vision's Arakavi region in Bolivia. Julia has sold straw hats in this area for more than 5 years. Julia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy straw for making hats to sell. Julia has 2 children, both of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Jaqueline
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jaqueline is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $200 to buy school supplies for resale.
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    Jaqueline is 21 years old and runs a small business selling school supplies. She lives in World Vision's San Jose region in Mexico. Jaqueline has sold school supplies in this area for the last year. Jaqueline has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy erasers, paper sheets, pencils, colored pencils, and cardboard, as well as many other products, in order to have a variety to offer her clients. Jaqueline and her husband have 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Elodia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Elodia is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $200 to buy school supplies.
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    Elodia is 48 years old and runs a small business selling stationery. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Elodia has sold stationery in this area for the last 2 years. Elodia also has a second business where she runs a taco stall. This second business provides a supplemental income which Elodia needs to support her family. Elodia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more school supplies to sell to increase her income. Elo, as people in the community call her, started the stationery store because of her own difficulties purchasing the items for her daughters to do their homework. Then, she realized not many people sell tacos in the closest streets, and now she has two successful businesses located right at her home. “My loan group is called INITIATIVE, because of our business ideas. I’m thankful for the loans I've received because my activities keep going because of that support," she says. Elodia and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Sylus
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    $25
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    Sylus is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $50 to buy seeds.
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    Sylus is 26 years old and runs a small business growing maize (corn) and beans. He lives in World Vision's Mogotio region in Kenya. Sylus has grown maize and beans in this area for the last 3 years. He also has 1 employee who helps him run his farm. Sylus has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy seeds. This will help Sylus grow and sell more maize and beans which will increase his overall income. Sylus and his wife have 2 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school. He also cares for 2 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $50
  • Jose Juan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jose Juan is from Mexico. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy wood used in bricklaying.
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    Jose Juan is 40 years old and runs a small business providing bricklaying services. He lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Jose Juan has been a bricklayer in this area for more than 5 years. He also has 2 employees who help him run his business. Jose Juan has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy more wood to use for his building projects. This will help him provide more services and earn more to support his family. Jose Juan and his wife have 2 children, both of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Joyce
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Joyce is from Kenya. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase cows.
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    For more than 5 years Joyce has operated her small business in the Marafa region in Kenya. She raises cows for milk to sell to customers in her community. Joyce has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase cows so that she can sell more milk to support her family. Joyce is 43 years old and the mother of 5 children, of whom 4 are currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Kweku
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kweku is from Ghana. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $300 to purchase netting machine and sewing accessories.
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    For more than 5 years Kweku has operated his small business in the Mporhor Wassa East region in Ghana. He sews clothes to sell to customers in his community. He also has more than 3 employees to help him run his business. Kweku has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase a netting machine and sewing accessories. This will improve his services and increase his income to support his family. Kweku is 44 years old and the father of 2 children, and both of them are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Samuel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Samuel is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $250 to buy animal feed.
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    For more than 5 years Samuel has operated his small business in the San Jose region in Mexico. He raises cows to sell to customers in his community. Samuel also has a second business where he grows maize (corn). This second business provides a supplemental income which Samuel needs to support his family. Samuel has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy animal feed so that he can continue to raise and sell cows. The additional income will help to support his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Jennipher
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jennipher is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $200 to expand her business.
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    For the last 5 years Jennipher and her husband have operated her small business in the Voi region in Kenya. She provides beauty salon services to customers in her community. She also has 1 employee to help run her business. Jennipher has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to expand her business which will increase her income. Jennipher is 41 years old and the mother of 3 children, all of whom are currently studying in school.
    45% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Gaspard
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gaspard is from Rwanda. He has 5 children. He needs a loan of $200 to buy fertilizer.
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    For more than 5 years Gaspard has operated his small business in the Ngenda region in Rwanda. He grows rice to sell to customers in his community. He also has 3 employees to help him run his farm. Gaspard has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer to support his family. Gaspard is 53 years old and the father of 5 children, of whom 4 are currently studying in school. He also cares for 2 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Ya
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ya is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to buy a plot of farmland.
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    Ya is 60 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Ya has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. Ya also has a second business where she provides labor in a quarry. This second business provides a supplemental income which Ya needs to support her family. Ya has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy a plot of farmland. This will help Ya grow and sell more rice which will increase her overall income. She cares for 5 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • James
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    James is from Kenya. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $200 to buy spare radio parts.
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    James, who is 38 years old, and his wife have operated his small business in the Wema region in Kenya for more than 5 years. He provides shoes and repairs to customers in his community. James has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy spare radios parts. This will increase his overall income which James needs to support his family. James is the father of 3 children who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Joseph
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Joseph is from Kenya. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $100 to purchase black peas for planting.
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    Joseph is 26 years old and runs a small business growing black peas. He lives in World Vision's Wema region in Kenya. Joseph has grown black peas in this area for the last 3 years. Joseph has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase black peas for planting. This will help Joseph grow and sell more black peas, which will increase his overall income. Joseph and his wife have 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    96% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Sen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sen is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Sen is 35 years old and runs a small business growing vegetables. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Sen has grown vegetables in this area for more than 5 years. Sen has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer. This will help Sen to grow and sell more vegetables which will increase her overall income. Sen and her husband have 3 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    88% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Daniel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Daniel is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $350 to buy veterinary supplies to resell.
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    Daniel is 37 years old and runs a small business selling veterinary supplies. He lives in World Vision's Ndadbibi region in Kenya. Daniel has sold veterinary supplies in this area for more than 5 years. Daniel has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to purchase more veterinary supplies. He cares for 2 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Ea
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ea is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $100 to buy fertilizer and cassava seeds.
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    For more than 5 years Ea has operated her small business in the Puok region in Cambodia. She grows rice and cassava to sell to customers in her community. She also has 2 employees to help her run her farm. Ea has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and cassava seeds to maximize her harvest. Ea is 41 years old and the mother of a child who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    27% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Savun
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Savun is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to pay for labor fees.
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    Savun is 27 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Baribour I region in Cambodia. Savun has grown rice in this area for the last 3 years. Savun has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to pay for labor fees. This will help Savun grow and sell more rice, which will increase her overall income. Savun and her husband have 1 child.
    21% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Imelda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Imelda is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $150 to buy ingredients.
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    Imelda is 42 years old and runs a small business selling homemade snacks. She lives in World Vision's Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. Imelda has sold snacks in this area for more than 5 years. Imelda also has a second business where she grows rice, coconuts and bananas. This second business provides a supplemental income which Imelda needs to support her family. Imelda has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy ingredients for the snacks she sells. Imelda and her husband have a child who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Tlan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tlan is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy piglets.
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    For more than 5 years Tlan has operated her small business in the Sot Nikum region in Cambodia. She grows rice and raises pigs to sell to customers in her community. Tlan has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy piglets to raise and sell. Tlan is 54 years old and the mother of 2 children, of whom 1 is currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    65% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Gladys
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gladys is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy energy-saving cook stoves.
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    Gladys is 39 years old and runs a small business growing crops. She lives in World Vision's Kiambogoko region in Kenya. Gladys has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Gladys has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy energy-saving cook stoves to sell. This will help Gladys increase her overall income. Gladys has 2 children, of whom 1 is currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    78% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200

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