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Lending History

  • Vedaste
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Vedaste is from Rwanda. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $550 Purchase cows for butchery.
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    Vedaste Gakindi runs a butchery business that he has owned for 7 years. After realizing that his investment was too low to gain a significant profit, he is requesting a new loan from World Vision in order to expand his butchery. Vedaste works 9 hours a day and has 2 employees. This will be his fourth loan from World Vision. By receiving this loan, Vedaste hopes to gain more profit than before and with this profit, he will be able to save for the future and provide more food for his family. Vedaste is 49 years old, married with 4 children between 12 and 26 years old and he takes care of 1 dependent.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Jimmy
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Jimmy is from Philippines. He has 5 children. He needs a loan of $175 to buy products for farm.
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    Jimmy Agripino lives in Bataraza, Palawan. He had been a rice farmer since 2007. He has five children: Jayson, Jessabel, Jovie, Jester, and Jessel Joy. Jimmy has plans to expand his business this year as he aims to increase profitability of his business. The income that he receives will provide the supplies he needs to expand his rice farm and will support his family's needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Enecita
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Enecita is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Enecita makes a living by farming rice in the Leyte province of the Philippines. Her most recent growing season was disastrous for her because her farm was flooded when a typhoon struck. She is in need of some investment capital for the next growing season as she tries to make up her losses from last season. Enecita is requesting a loan from World Vision for farming expenses, including the purchase of fertilizer. With the profits she earns from her new, successful crop, Enecita will be able to reinvest in her business, provide her family’s basic necessities, and renovate her house. Enecita is fifty seven years old and has four children, ages 15, 19, 22, and 25.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Armenak
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Armenak is from Armenia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase fertilizer and seeds.
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    Armenak Malkhasyan is engaged in the agricultural business in Armenia. Armenak takes care of his wife and 3 children with the income from the farm. Armenak plans to cultivate the land and develop the farming on the land, but he doesn’t have sufficient financial means to do so. With the loan from World Vision’s help, Armenak will increase his income and improve his family’s living conditions as he will be able to purchase seeds and fertilizer for the land. Farming development is very important for the community’s agricultural development.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Maria Adriana
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Adriana is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $550 to buy snack making supplies.
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    Maria Adriana is 37 years old and she’s married to Marco Antonio. They have one son named Addiel, who is 6 years old. They live in the community of Palma Cuata, located in a sugarcane zone in the state of Oaxaca. Maria Adriana has a snack selling business, she has been doing this for 6 months. She sells quesadillas, tacos, bananas and candies. She wants to help her husband cover some household expenses so they can provide a better quality of life to their son. She wakes up early in the morning to cook her stews and to make her sauces, in the afternoon she sells her snacks outside her house. She only sells Mexican snacks on weekends and during the week she sales candies. She is very happy because every day she has new customers and her candies generate enough incomes to get her by. With a loan from World Vision Maria Adriana plans to purchase tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, garlic, dough, tortillas, meat, cream, cabbage, cheese, bananas, oil, gas, potatoes, candies, chips, gum and sodas, to sell. She hopes that with this investment her business will succeed until one day she can expand it.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Bobby
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Bobby is from Philippines. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase hog feed.
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    Bobby Rege is a 41 year old father of two children: Kevin-10 and Kemrege -7. He lives with his family in Mabinay, Negros Oriental, where he raises hogs to earn a living for his family. With a loan from World Vision, Bobby will be able to purchase more hog feed so that his hogs will be healthy to sell. He will also be able to expand his hog raising business, which will allow him to increase his income. With the additional income, Bobby will be able to provide for his family's daily needs, pay for his childrens education and reinvest in his hog raising business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Jean Baptiste
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Jean Baptiste is from Rwanda. He needs a loan of $1,175 to sell various goods such as cosmetics, eggs and sugar.
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    Jean Baptiste operates a boutique from which he sells various goods such as eggs, cosmetics, and sugar. He supports his family through this business. He would like to expand this business and attract more customers in order to improve his family's living conditions. With the loan, Jean Baptiste will purchase various goods for his store. The increase in supplies at his store will generate additional income which Jean Baptiste plans to reinvest in the business. He will be able to provide for his own and his family's basic needs and will be able to build his own house. With the profits, Jean Baptiste will be able to hire people in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,175
  • Jean Bosco
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Jean Bosco is from Rwanda. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $850 to buy goods to restock his variety store.
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    Jean Bosco, a father of two from Sake, Rwanda, sells various goods such as lotions, soap, toothpaste, etc. in his variety store. He is in need of capital to invest in his business and make it more profitable. With a loan through World Vision, Jean Bosco will be able to restock his variety store, better serve customers, and generate more income. Additional income created will allow him to improve the living conditions for his family and reinvest in his business. He will be able to provide the daily necessities for his family and he will be able to pay school fees for his children. In the future, Jean Bosco hopes to employ others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Gabriela
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Gabriela is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy lipstick, eye shadow, eyeliner, hair accessories, perfumes and catalogues.
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    Gabriela is 42 years old and married to Isidro, who works the land. Together they have two sons who are still attending school. The family lives in a community called "Arroyo de en Medio" (The Creek in Between), a place surrounded by rivers and an important sugar cane area where the sugar mill "La Margarita" is located. Gabriela had studied in school up to the junior high level. She decided to start her cosmetics business two years ago because she was aware of the current economic situation and wanted to help her husband with all the household expenses. She sells her products by visiting the houses in her community and showing them her catalogues. When a client asks for a particular item, she waits until she has enough orders before buying the cosmetics and delivering them. With a loan from World Vision Gabriela will be able to buy lipstick, eye shadow, eyeliner, hair accessories, perfumes and catalogues. By having more cosmetics and hair accessories on hand she will have a large stock to offer her clients. With the additional profits, Gabriela will be able to improve and expand her business as well as better support her family. She knows she has to work really hard because she wants to provide her children with better opportunities.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Sokha
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokha is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase cassava and cashew nuts and another pig.
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    Sokha is a farmer who grows cashew nuts and cassava. She also raises pigs to supplement her farming income. There is high demand for cassava and cashew nuts, but she needs more capital to expand her business. A World vision micro loan will allow Sokha to buy more cassava and cashew nuts to expand her farm and buy another pig for raising. She hopes to offer job opportunities to her village. The additional loan will improve her living conditions, allow her to continue to invest in her business. More importantly, she could send her children to school, regularly.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Duguma
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Duguma is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $150 to buy seeds, fertilizer and ox .
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    Duguma is a father who lives with his family in a rural part of Ethiopia. Duguma works very hard at farming, growing crops to sell to help provide for his family. Duguma at this time lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer, seeds and an ox for his farmland. “If I get a loan, I will buy fertilizer, selected seeds and an ox to maximize my harvest this season. This enables me to start planting as early as possible,” he said. With a loan from World Vision, Duguma will be able to purchase seeds, fertilizer and an ox for his farming business. Because of the loan, Duguma will be able to grow healthy crops to sell for profit, expand his farming business and increase his income. “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.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Milagros
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Milagros is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy seaweed seedlings, sticks, nets.
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    Milagros is a 62 year-old married woman from Leyte, Philippines with three children. For the last 12 years, she has operated a seaweed farming business with her husband. Guzo farming, or seaweed farming, is a lucrative business in their locality and in the whole country. Seaweed farming is the practice of cultivating and harvesting seaweed. In its simplest form, it consists of the management of naturally found batches. In its most advanced form, it consists of fully controlling the life cycle of the algae. Milagros works hard to help her husband in their business. They encounter a lot of challenges in running the business; however, the most consistent is the lack of financial resources available. Milagros is requesting a loan to buy materials for seaweed farming such as seedlings, straws, and nets. She is hopeful that one day she will be able to make her business sustainable and productive to augment their income. Milagros will use additional income to meet their family's daily needs, reinvest in their business and add to savings.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Rodah
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Rodah is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase clothing.
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    For the last 2 years Rodah has operated her small business in the Riruta region in Kenya. She sells clothing to customers in her community. Rodah has asked for a loan from World Vision to purchase clothing so she can buy supplies in bulk and expand her business. With the profits she hopes to have an even bigger shop and be able to provide for her family and have a greater selection of clothing for her customers. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Renante
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Renante is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase sea weed seedling.
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    For the last 4 years Renante has operated his small business in the Omega region in Philippines. He grows seaweed to sell to customers in his community. Renante has asked for a loan to purchase sea weed seedling to expand his business. He would like to expand his business so that he can do home repairs, and purchase food for the family. Renante is 26 years old and the father of 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Elmer
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Elmer is from Philippines. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $450 to infuse additional capital into his store.
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    Elmer is 41 years old and runs a convenient store, locally known as a 'sari-sari' (variety) store. He lives in World Vision's Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. Elmer has operated his small business in this area for more than five years. Elmer also has a second business where he provides rice milling services. This second business provides a supplemental income which Elmer needs to support his family. Elmer and his wife have one child, who is currently studying in school. He also cares for one additional dependent in his home. Elmer has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to infuse additional capital into his store in order to grow.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Inocencia
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Inocencia is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy different types of chili, tomatoes etc.
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    For the last two years, Inocencia has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells typical Mexican snacks to the customers in her community. Inocencia has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy different types of chili, tomatoes, onions, beef, cheese, chicken meat, poatatoes, bananas, cooking oil, cabbage, avocados, etc and expand her business to purchase food for the family and buy supplies in bulk. Inocencia is 42 years old and has a child. She also cares for one additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Norma
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Norma is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $350 to buy more merchandise.
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    Norma is 60-years-old and has run a small sari-sari (variety) store for many years. She lives with four relatives, whom she provides care for in her home, in World Vision's Diadem region in Philippines. Norma sells a variety of items like coffee, soft drinks, chips, canned goods in her store. Norma has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more grocery items to sell. The loan will enable Norma to offer more selections for her customers. As a result of the loan, Norma will increase her overall sales and income. With her new income, Norma will be able to care for her relatives and invest in her store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Reina
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Reina is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy yarn that is usually used for embroidered pieces.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Bartolome
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Bartolome is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $500 to buy merchandise.
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    Bartolome Culapo is busy all day long. He is kept so busy because he operates multiple businesses in Brookes Point, Palawan. He has a roast pig and chicken business, for which he accepts orders for special occasions and events. He also operates a Sari-Sari Store. Bartolome is requesting a loan so that he can improve his businesses and main sources of income. He will use the loan to buy additional merchandise for his store and to finance his roast pig and chicken business. With the income earned from his hard work, he provides for his family's daily needs and continues to invest in expanding his businesses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Merge
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Merge is from Ethiopia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer.
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    Merge has a small farm and a large family to support. She wants to work her land as effectively as possible. She already has a team of oxen to help her with the planting and harvesting but would like to improve her crop yield by applying fertilizer and selected seeds. She is requesting a micro loan to buy the materials needed to maximize this season's harvest. As her business grows and her income increases, her family's living standard will improve. She wants to be able to provide her children with everything they need. Merge is a strong woman who will work hard to expand her business and gain more customers. In the long term, she would like to start raising and fattening cattle on her farm to provide a second source of income and make her livelihood more secure.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Modesta
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Modesta is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to buy flour, sugar and butter.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Jote
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Jote is from Ethiopia. He has 5 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and seeds.
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    Jote is a farmer. He will use a loan from World Vision to buy an ox for farming. Jote learned farming from his parents. He likes his business, and he is confident that a loan will enable his business to succeed. He works hard to expand his farming business and take care of his family. Jote is the father of 3 children. With his additional income, he hopes to send his children to school. In the future, he hopes to supply the community with good quality agricultural products and create job opportunities for his friends.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Karlos
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Karlos is from Armenia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase seeds, saplings, and fertilizer.
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    Karlos Mnatsakanyan keeps an orchard and cultivates his land in Meghry, Armenia. Karlos would like to cultivate more land and develop the agriculture of the land, which will require financial investments. With the requested loan from World Vision, Karlos plans to purchase seeds, saplings, and fertilizer in order to continue the farms on the land. With the loan’s help Karlos will cultivate his current land and start cultivating new land.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Nas
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Nas is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $200 to buy fertilizer and fishing tools.
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    Nas is 35 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Bati region in Cambodia. Nas has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. Nas also has a second business where she fishes. This second business provides a supplemental income which Nas needs to support her family. Nas has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and fishering tools. This will help Nas grow and sell more rice, and catch more fish, which will increase her overall income. Nas has 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200

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