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Lending History

  • Lilibeth
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Lilibeth is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $200 to expand business.
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    Lilibeth is 46, she is from Naic, Cavite and has operated her transportation business since 2000. She is asking for funding from World Vision to expand her business to increase her profits. With the funding she could purchase another tricycle, which would enable her to increase her profits. She would also like to invest in another business one day. Lilibeth has 3 grown children, Benecia - 27, Richie - 23 and Ron - 21. The additional income would enable her to provide an education for her children and better provide for their daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Flora
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Flora is from Philippines. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $200 to expand business .
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    Flora is 46 and is from Naic, Cavite. She started her business, selling clothing, appliances and silver accessories, in 2004 with very little capital. She has a lot of competition and the funding from World Vision would enable her to add more product to her inventory. Having more of a variety of products would enable her to be more competitive and increase her profits. She has 5 children: Jelson-17, Jerrie-12, Christopher-11, Joane Joyce-8, Hazel-6. It is difficult for her to provide for her family's needs with what she is making now. Increased profits would enable her to better provide for her family and pay for the children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Alejandro
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Alejandro is from Mexico. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $175 to get his car fixed.
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    Alejandro is a motivated man, an active member of the community, and a man dedicated to his family. He supports his family by driving a taxi. Currently, his car requires some maintenance work to be done. It still functions, but not very well. In addition, he only has one taxi car to support his service. With a loan, he will be able to get all the maintenance work completed and provide a better taxi service to his customers. He wife also supports the family by selling food, but this income is not enough to solely support their family and pay for their household expenses. In addition, he is supporting his children with their school expenses. He hopes they can get a good education, so they can earn good jobs to provide additional funds to the family. In the future, he hopes to purchase another taxi car, which will increase his income, as well as provide a job to another member of the community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Cyprien
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Cyprien is from Rwanda. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $1,025 Purchase a variety of goods for sale in his shop.
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    Cyprien sells a variety of goods in his shop. At this time his capital is too low to expand his inventory. With the use of a loan Cyprien can increase his inventory and offer the people in his business area what they need more locally. Cyprien thinks of better providing for his family. He would one day like to buy a motorbike and renovate his house.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Alfred Kipkirui
    They gave
    $375
    This loan is fully funded
    Alfred Kipkirui is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $350 to buy another motorcycle.
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    Alfred runs a boda-boda (motorcycle transport) business in Chebara, a suburb town in Kilgoris county. He is asking for a loan to expand his motorcycle business and, through this, maximize his profits. The community will also get an alternative means of transport since the area has a poor road infrastructure and motorcycle transport is preffered by many. "Wakati kunanyesha barabara iko mbaya na inabidi tukae halafu mvua iishe ndio tunaendelea kwenda." (When it rains the roads become impassable and we are forced to pause our journey till it stops). Alfred hopes to maximize profits through an additional motorcycle which means he will be able to pay school fees for his school going children, as well as afford better medical care for his family. He is also happpy to provide an alternative means of transport to the community. In the past, he has not been able to buy spare parts for his motorcycle due to lack of enough funds. Having a new motor bike will mean less down times for repairs. He is also concerned about high accident rates due to poor road network in the area.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Bernard
    They gave
    $275
    This loan is fully funded
    Bernard is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $275 to purchase another motorbike for taxi service.
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    Bernard Bariyanga is a motorcycle taxi driver as well as a wedding photographer. He is requesting a loan for the purchase of an additional motorcycle, with the goal of increasing the revenue of his taxi service. In addition to helping better provide for his family, Bernard hopes to use his profit to purchase a more advanced printer for his photography business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • Eduardo
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Eduardo is from Mexico. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $750 to purchase cement, rods, wire, nails, and other materials.
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    Eduardo lives in Maldonado, Guerrero. He is 27 years old and has three children; Luis Fernando (6), Helen (3), and Jotziri (1). Luis is the only child in school and is currently attending first grade. Eduardo owns a store where he sells materials for construction. He started his business five years ago because he wanted to find a better way to provide for his family. In addition, he wanted a better financial situation for his family and wanted to give his children a better future. With is loan, he is plans to buy more materials for his store such as cement, metal bars, nails, wire, and rods. Previously, Eduardo and his family have been having a lot of financial problems. He did not have enough money to support his family nor keep his store stocked with an appropriate amount of materials. Because of this, he has lost clients, creating a decrease in sales and income. However, with the loan, he is confident that he will be able to have the same success he did prior to his financial struggles. He knows that his family will benefit from the loan from World Vision. Eduardo will be able to pay for the household expenses and children’s schooling expenses. He wants to save money, buy more products for his business, and eventually expand his business. Eventually, he hopes to save enough of his income to buy a washer for his wife, something that she greatly needs. In addition, he wants to finish building his house, because it still needs floors, doors, and windows.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $750
  • Magdalena
    They gave
    $600
    This loan is fully funded
    Magdalena is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $850 purchase more products for her store and materials to help in cheese making.
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    56 year-old Magdalena Gomez Arizmendi lives in the community of Maldonado in the State of Guerrero with her husband, German. They have five children: Hugo, Selene, Kenia, Brenda, and Argelia  all of whom are married. Magdalena began her small business making cheese, cream, and other dairy products to help support her husband and their household expenses and to improve their quality of life. Her husband and children are very supportive of her work and they have all benefited from her financial contribution to the family. With a loan from World Vision, Magdalena will be able to purchase some additional materials and equipment like rennet, salt, a cheese press, and a skim machine that will help her expand her line of dairy products and offer more variety to her customers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Ramona
    They gave
    $500
    This loan is fully funded
    Ramona is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $1,200 to purchase ingredients for snacks.
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    Ramona has a business making and selling various kinds of snack foods. With a loan from World Vision, Ramona plans to purchase more of the many ingredients she needs to make the variety of foods. This will allow her to expand her business, and the additional income will help provide a better life for Ramona and her family. Ramona is thirty nine years old, married, and has four children. The older three children attend school, and helping all her children to complete their education is Ramona’s main goal. With this loan, she will be able to support their education and continue to invest in her business. In the future, she hopes to be able to purchase a computer for her daughter, and to continue to invest in and expand her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,200
  • Edgar
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Edgar is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $600 to upgrade to current technology.
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    Edgar is one of thousands of people who survived the devastating earthquake in Gyumri in 1998. The earthquake consequences are still part of daily life for all Gyumri people. Though he survived through earthquake, Edgar has a leg disability. Now, he would like to start a business serving and making websites. This is a growing field in his city and he believes he can make a good income. But first he needs a loan for software, and to expand the business. Edgar is excited for this opportunity to meet the growing client demand, and increase profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Fernando
    They gave
    $800
    This loan is fully funded
    Fernando is from Mexico. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $875 to purchase sheep.
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    Fernando has a business buying and selling sheep. With a loan from World Vision, Fernando will be able to purchase more sheep in order to expand his business. With the additional income he will earn, he will be able to make improvements to his business and provide a better life for his family. Fernando has been married for seven years, and has three children. This loan will allow him to provide for his family’s daily necessities and to reinvest in his business so it continues to grow. In the future, Fernando hopes to make additional improvements to his business, such as replacing his old truck and building a large corral.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $875
  • Elizabeth
    They gave
    $350
    This loan is fully funded
    Elizabeth is from Philippines. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase wood and restock her sari-sari store.
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    For 26 years, Elizabeth's family has owned and operated a furniture business. Elizabeth is 65 years old and has always been business-minded. Aside from her family's furniture business, she also owns a sari-sari store. In addition to running a furniture shop and a sari-sari store, Elizabeth also looks after her husband, who often suffers from asthma attacks. Elizabeth has requested a loan from World Vision in order to restock her sari-sari store and buy new timber and hard wood for the furniture shop. Elizabeth's income will be used to provide for her grandchildren and feed her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Jenelyn
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Jenelyn is from Philippines. She has 8 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy a fishing boat .
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    Fishing is their livelihood. Jenelyn and her fisherman husband have been selling fish for 11 years now, persevering in the only source of income they know. It is their dream to buy a fishing boat to help uplift their present living condition. Profits have been low recently, due to the increased prices of commodities. Jenelyn is 43 years old. She and her husband have 8 children. They are doing their best to make ends meet.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Marilyn
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Marilyn is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to expand inventory.
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    Marilyn Neis is a resident of Cogon West, Carmen, Cebu. For the last six years she has been selling vegetables and firewood in her community. She is asking for funding from World Vision so that she can add more of a variety of vegetables to sell and hopefully increase her business. Marilyn has two adult children and one who is sixteen that still lives at home with her. All of her income goes towards providing for the family's needs and schooling. If she can increase her profits, she would also like to be able to save some money for the future and maybe even invest some into another business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Kenneth
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Kenneth is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase hog feed.
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    Kenneth Laude owns a piggery in Sogod, Cebu, Philippines. She is a happy mother of four children that range in age from 1 to 9 years old. She uses her income from the piggery as a means to feed and educate her children. This business allows Kenneth stay at home with her children while earning an income as well. With a loan from World Vision, Kenneth will be able to feed the pigs on the farm. Any income from this business will be for her children's education and family's consumption.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Pierre
    They gave
    $525
    This loan is fully funded
    Pierre is from Rwanda. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $675 to purchase scrap metal.
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    Pierre Ndayisenga lives in Kibeho, Rwanda with his family. He owns a welding company that allows him to fix and create new products. Currently, his biggest struggle is that he does not have enough money to properly run his business. A loan from World Vision would allow Pierre to purchas spare scraps of metal that can be used throughout his business. With this loan, Pierre will improve his business and his family's living conditions. The additional income Pierre earns from his welding business will allow him to purchase more spare parts to help him in his welding and he hopes this additional income will allow him to offer jobs to his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Anatolia
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Anatolia is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $575 to purchase flowerpots, soil, fertilizers and insecticides .
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    Anatolia helps to support her family with her business of cultivating the Nochebuena flower. Production of this flower is a major source of livelihood for the people in her community. Anatolia has had her business for five years, and she wants to expand her operation to make it more profitable. In this way, she can improve her family’s living conditions. A loan from World Vision will allow Anatolia to purchase the flowerpots, soil, and fertilizer that she needs to expand and improve her flower nursery. With this improvement, she will be able to earn additional income to help support her three children. One child attends elementary school, another attends preschool, and the third is three years old. Anatolia is twenty nine years old and married. In the future, Anatolia hopes to continue to reinvest in and expand her business. She wants to begin cultivating avocados, and hopes one day to help her community by providing many jobs in her nurseries.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Gaspard
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Gaspard is from Rwanda. He has 7 children. He needs a loan of $675 to purchase more sorghum .
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    Gaspard sells drinks to his community. A lack of capital has hindered his sales. He needs to be able to purchase more sorghum needed to make the drinks. He can then attract more customers and increase his income. With seven children, Gaspard wants to expand his business to meet the needs of his family. He also hopes that his business grows enough to hire an assistant, thus helping a member of his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Maria Antonia
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Antonia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $175 to buy a variety of fruits and vegetables like apples, melons, and strawberries.
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    Maria Antonia lives in Coapilla where an amazing lake embellishes the landscape. This lake is known as "Laguna Encantada" (Enchanted Lake) though its name is "Laguna Verde" (Green Lake). There is an important amount of visitors in the area each year. Antonia is not married and does not have any kids, but she is happily dedicated to her own life and developing her sales skills. She has been working in her fruit and vegetable selling business for ten years and considers it an interesting and profitable activity. Her main struggle is that she sometimes does not have enough products to sell which results in a loss of clients who go elsewhere to buy what they need. A loan from World Vision will allow Antonia to buy more fruits and vegetables like apples, melons and strawberries to sell. She hopes to offer her products on time to provide a better quality service to her clients and to have a reliable business in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Theary
    They gave
    $425
    This loan is fully funded
    Theary is from Cambodia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $500 to buy merchandises and pig feed.
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    Theary and his family live in Kampong Thom where he has several businesses. He is a shop owner and a farmer. He sells sugar-cane juice and other groceries. He grows rice, soy bean, and cassava; and raise pigs. Theary was unable to purchase merchandise and pay for labor at the beginning of the cultivation season. He also struggled to purchase feed for the livestock. The loan from World Vision gives him sufficient cash to buy merchandise for his shop and pig feed. He can keep all of the businesses in operation because of the increased income. Theary hopes to expand his current businesses by increasing the sale volumes and having the ability to grow more crops. His family will be better off. He will be able to send his son to university which will contribute to the human resource development in the community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Thomas
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Thomas is from Rwanda. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $850 to purchase more spare parts to sell. .
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    Thomas operates a stall where he sells spare parts. He does not have enough capital to run his business at a profit. With a loan, Thomas can purchase more spare parts to stock his shelves and expand his business. With three children to support, the extra income Thomas will earn will provide better food, adequate clothing, and school fees. He also hopes that this additional income will enable him to create jobs in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Clemence
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Clemence is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to expand her business by buying more onions.
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    Clemence owns an onion selling business. She hopes to expand it but her efforts have been hampered by the lack of resources, so a loan will now provide the capital that she needs to properly grow her business. With a loan from World Vision Clemence will be able to purchase more onions provide more jobs for the commuity and attract more clientele in the market. This loan will help improve her quality of life and provide better food for her children. Clemence hopes to become financially stable, and says that she's confident that her life will greatly improve.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Frodouard
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Frodouard is from Rwanda. He needs a loan of $850 to purchase rice, sugar, salt and other inventory.
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    Frodouard earns a living by operating a small convenience store. He lacks investment capital to expand his business, and the result is that his business barely makes a profit and is marginally sustainable. He wants to improve his business so he can help make a better life for his family. Frodouard is requesting a loan from world Vision so he can enlarge his business by purchasing more inventory such as salt, sugar and rice. This improvement will attract more customers. With the additional income he will earn, he plans to continue to reinvest in and grow his business. A more successful business will make it easier for Frodouard to fulfill his dream of marrying. In the future as his business continues to grow, he hopes to be able to offer jobs to others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Petronille
    They gave
    $300
    This loan is fully funded
    Petronille is from Rwanda. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to buy more merchandise for her store.
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    Petronille, a mother of seven from Huye, Rwanda, runs a small business selling a variety of items such as pots, pans, etc. She faces the challenge of insufficient capital to expand her business. With a loan through World Vision, Petronille will be able to buy more goods to restock her boutique, expand her business, and create more jobs for other in her community. With additional income earned Petronille will be able to purchase medical insurance for her family and improve the standard of living for her family. In the future, she plans to continue to reinvest her profits so she can expand her boutique.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Silas
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Silas is from Rwanda. He needs a loan of $500 to restock his variety store.
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    Silas runs a variety store in Nyamagabe, Rwanda. He currently lacks the capital needed to restock his store with goods such as lotions, rice, sugar, soap, biscuits, etc. With a loan through World Vision, Silas will be able to restock his variety store, which will attract customers and generate sales. He will also be able to employ three other individuals in his community. Additional income created will allow Silas to reinvest in his business, get medical insurance, and save for his future. In the future, Silas hopes to be financially stable and create more jobs for others in his community. He says he will have a great life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Marco Antonio
    They gave
    $625
    This loan is fully funded
    Marco Antonio is from Mexico. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $625 to buy more materials to continue producing bricks.
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    Marco lives with his wife Juana and their two young daughters: Janet del Rosario and Sofia Guadalupe. He had just begun a new economic activity one month ago, producing and selling bricks, and has fortunately been making good profits so far. Marco would like to continue in this new business and to keep it growing but he lacks the financial capital to do so. With a loan from World Vision Marco will be able to buy more materials to produce bricks. This will allow him to sell more products and also to meet the demand in his community. Marco's desire is to keep on investing and working in the brick business so that he can continue providing for his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Maria Eugenia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Eugenia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $325 to buy more spare parts to sell.
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    Maria Eugenia sells spare automotive parts in Bochil in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. Her business has been successful, but she must sometimes travel to get new parts when she runs out. A loan from World Vision will allow her to buy a larger quantity of merchandise for her business. Her business helps the people in her town because it allows them to get the spare parts they need to fix their cars. It also will provide jobs for people in her community. Maria Eugenia supports her family with this business, and has been able to provide them with better living conditions as her business has grown. She is a widow with two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Samuel
    They gave
    $500
    This loan is fully funded
    Samuel is from Ethiopia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $600 to start a bakery.
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    Samuel is an owner of a small general store that provides items needed for the daily life of a significant number of customers. He would like to enter into an additional business, leveraging the large market that he has in his locality to earn more to improve the lifestyle of his family and benefit the community at large. With a loan from World Vision, Samuel will be able to start a bakery, supplementing the money he has saved up to this end. The new bakery will provide quality bread for affordable prices and will provide the extra income that will allow Samuel to enroll his son in a better school. He looks forward to having more than one business, and to further satisfy the needs of his customers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Soenarsih
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Soenarsih is from Indonesia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $225 to purchase rice in bulk for her catering business.
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    Soenarsih is a mother of four children who lives in Surabaya city. She and her husband are running a catering business selling 'Nasi Bungkus,' an Indonesian dish wrapped in individual paper packages. Fluctuating ingredient prices has been a challenge since she is unable to purchase enough ingredients to make the dishes to sell. A loan with World Vision will allow her to add to her inventory by purchasing rice in bulk in order to increase her production and generate more income for the family. In the future, Soenarsih hopes to hire another assistant to help her with the production. The additional income will allow her to meet the family's basic needs and to have some savings for her family's future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $225
  • Vestine
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Vestine is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase various goods such as: water, lotions, soap, etc. to sell and create jobs.
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    Vestine wants to purchase various goods such as: water, lotions, soap, etc. to sell but she needs more capital to properly run the business,expand her inventory and offer jobs to members of her community. A World Vision loan will help Vestine achieve her goal of ceating four jobs, improving her and her family's life. Vestine will be able to save for her future and she will be also able to pay school fees for her children with the profits she earns.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Poeun
    They gave
    $500
    This loan is fully funded
    Poeun is from Cambodia. He needs a loan of $500 to buy corn seeds and farm machine.
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    Poeun is a multi-tasker. He works hard trying to earn a living as a carpenter, farmer, and animal-raiser. But, he has lacked the funds to expand his business. This World Vision loan will help him buy seeds and a farm machine. Improved profits will be invested into his farming business. Poeun and his family look forward to improved living conditions. He also wants to have enough time to participate in community activities.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Sophart
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Sophart is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $525 to buy more copper to make copper products.
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    Sophart, the mother of five, is very creative and fashions copper products for a living. She has money constraints and needs a loan to bolster her business by purchasing more copper. A World Vision micro loan will allow Sophart to purchase the copper she needs to increase her inventory and create more jobs. She's ambitious and indicates that she wants to expand her business. The additional income will allow Sophart to pay her loan, participate more in community activities with her profits and grow her customer base. Her family's living conditions will improve substantially; she can pay school fees and feed her family more nutritious food.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Berthy Yazmin
    They gave
    $475
    This loan is fully funded
    Berthy Yazmin is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $475 to sugar, beans, oil, milk, and other products.
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    Berthy Jazmin owns a convenience store. She works hard, but the rising prices of goods make it difficult for her to continue to make sales. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy more sugar, beans, oil, milk, and other products to sell in her store. Berthy will continue to invest in her business; she plans to increase the range of products that she offers and improve the customer service. Her store benefits her community because it allows her clients to buy what they need locally instead of having to travel downtown, which would cost them time and money for transportation. The convenience store benefits Berthy's family as well. She and her husband, Nestor, have three beautiful children named Alejandro, Nestor, and Ariana. Berthy will use the additional income to provide for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Laura
    They gave
    $475
    This loan is fully funded
    Laura is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $475 to buy sandals for her store.
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    Laura is a widow who sells sandals in order to provide for herself and her son, Cristian Antonio, who is in high school. She runs the sandals store by herself, so when she travels to stock up on sandals, she has to close the business or ask someone else to help her. With a loan from World Vision, Laura will buy better quality sandals. This will increase her sales and make it easier for her to afford closing the shop when she has to. She plans to improve her customer service as well as offer better products. Laura's sandal shop benefits the members of her community who come to Laura to buy the shoes they need. The shop also sustains Laura and her son. Laura will use her additional income to take care of herself and her son.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Kisajon Ene Kolila
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Kisajon Ene Kolila is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy beads and other materials for a curio shop.
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    Kisajon, the mother of four, is talented and ambitious. She plans to start a curio shop from where she can sell her beads, intricate bead work and traditional Massai clothing. Lack of enough funding has been her greatest challenge to realize her dream. A World Vision microloan will enable Kisajon to purchase the many beads and clothing inventory she needs to start her new business. She plans to open other stalls in Namanga, so that she can maximize the marketing opportunities around her and expand her business. Any additional income will go toward ensuring her family's needs are well taken care of, her children's school fees are paid and she can continue investing in her curio shop to keep expanding her customer base. She hopes to employ at least four people in her community as her business expansion plans progress.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Kipeen Ole
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Kipeen Ole is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $500 to purchase spare bike parts and more motorbikes.
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    Kipeen Ole Letoya is a father of two children, he lives with his family in Osiligi, a rural part of Kenya. Kipeen works very hard at maintaining his motorbike transportation business within his community, to help earn a living for his family. At this time, Kipeen lacks the funds needed to sustain is motorbike business. With a loan from World Vision, Kipeen will be able to purchase all the spare bike parts and extra motorbikes needed to sustain his business. Because of the loan, Kipeen will be able to attract more customers, grow his business and increase his income. With the additional income, Kipeen will be able to provide for all of his family's daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Margarita
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Margarita is from Mexico. She has 8 children. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase inventory for her store .
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    Margarita is 69-years old and the mother of 8 grown children. She owns a general store which she has managed for eight years. Margarita requests a World Vision microloan to buy products in bulk that she can then sell for a higher profit, such as: milk, cooking oil, sodas, cookies, sugar, table salt, rice, beans, soap, etc. She is positive that the loan will help her to improve her business becuase she will also be more competitive and have higher customer satisfaction. For people in her community, a general store represents a way to easily get their goods so that they do not have to travel. Therefore, Margarita will continue investing in her store by purchasing more merchandise with her additional income to ensure her store stays financially viable and she can continue to serve her local community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Sreng
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Sreng is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy farming tools and piglets.
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    Sreng lives in Cambodia and she is a farmer and a silk-weaver. She has been struggling to provide for her family because she in not earning much income from her farm and from weaving. She would like to buy fertilizer and piglets to raise which would improve her farm and increase her income but she has not had the extra money to do so. This loan from World Vision will enable Sreng to buy farming tools and buy more piglets. Her farm will become a sustainable source of income she and her family can depend on. Sreng will be able to provide her family with healthy meals and the things they need, as well as to send her children to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Mao
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Mao is from Cambodia. She has 10 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase fertilizer, pesticides and farming tools.
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    Mao Moul is a mother and lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Mao works very hard farming rice and seasonal vegetables, to help provide for her family. At this time Mao lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer, pesticides and the proper farming tools to cultivate and maintain her farmland. With a loan from World Vision, Mao will be able to purchase fertilizer, pesticides and the farmiing tools needed for her farming business. Because of the loan, she'll be able to grow healthy crops of vegetables and rice to sell for profit. Mao will also be able to expand her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Mao will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Sokhorn
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokhorn is from Cambodia. She has 8 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy farming supplies.
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    Sokhorn provides for family with the income she receives from farming. Although she works hard to provide for them, Sokhon is struggling right now because she is earning very little. At this point, she does not have money to pay for her children's school fees and they might have to drop out. Sokorn is asking for the loan to purchase fertilizer and to hire help to harvest her crop before the rainy season start which will destroy her rice. Sokhon's goal is to keep her children in school so they will have better opportunities in life. The loan from World Vision is going to provide Sokhorn with the things she needs to increase her income and create a sustainable business that she and her family can depend on. She will be able to provide her children with healthier meals and to keep them in school, which is her main goal. In the future, as her profits allow, she is going to fix the home where they live.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Sakhon
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Sakhon is from Cambodia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy animals and farming supplies.
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    Sakhon and her children live in Cambodia where she grows rice and seasonal crops. Sakrn wants to make her farm into a source of income she and her family depend on. Sakon explains, "I want to raise many more animals, but I have no money to do so. I gained very little money from selling produce last season." Now, Sakhon wants to grows rice again and hire labor to harvest her crop on time before the rainy season. This loan will help Sakhon to improve her farm and increase her income. She will be able to harvest her rice on time. Sakhon will be able to improve their living conditions, provide food for her children, and to send them to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Bekelu
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Bekelu is from Ethiopia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy more sheep.
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    Bekelu is a mother of five children and they live in rural Ethiopia. Bekelu provides for her family by raising sheep to sell in the local market. Bekelu feels confident in her business and believes that it is a good time to expand. She is asking for a loan to buy more sheep. A loan form World Vision will make Bekelu’s sheep business thrive. This will increase her sales and profits. Bekelu says, "I can cover costs of schooling and clothing for my children." Bekelu plans to expand her business. She continues, “When my business is booming, in the future, I want to participate in cattle fattening to generate more income."
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Imron
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Imron is from Indonesia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $350 to purchase raw materials such as tin, aluminum, and tools for welding.
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    Imron runs a shop where he welds fences. With a loan from World Vision, Imron will invest in raw materials for welding like tin, aluminum, and the tools that he needs. Recently, Imron has suffered a decrease in the number of customers, who are turning to alternative fence solutions. He needs to improve his business so that he can attract more customers again. His business goal is to own multiple branches of his welding shops in Surabaya. Imron is married, and he has three children. He will use his extra income to save up for his family and increase their quality of life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Lon
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Lon is from Cambodia. She has 8 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase farming tools, pesticides and fertilizer .
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    Lon Liv is a mother, who lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Lon works hard as a local farmer, farming rice to sell for profit, to help provide for her family. At this time Lon lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer, pesticides and farming tools for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Lon will be able to purchase farming tools, fertilizer and pesticides for her farming business. Because of the loan, Lon will be able to grow healhy crops of rice, grow her business and increase her income. With the additional income, Lon will be able to provide for her family's daily needs, pay for her children's education and buy new clothing for them.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Chan
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Chan is from Cambodia. She has 9 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase pesticides and farming materials.
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    Chan Seak is a mother and lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Chan works hard farming sweet potato and vegetables to sell for profit within her community, to help provide for her family. At this time Chan lacks the funds needed to purchase pesticides and farming materials for her farmland. With a loan from World Vision, Chan will be able to purchase pesticides and farming materials for her farmland. Because of the loan, Chan will produce healthy crops of sweet potato and vegetables. She'll also be able to grow her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Chan will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Damaris
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Damaris is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy utensils for serving her clients.
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    Damaris, a mother of three, operates a hotel in Kisumu town. There, she serves food to her clients, but low customer turnout has resulted in food wastage. Damaris would like to improve her business but lacks the financial capital she needs to do so. With a loan from World Vision Damaris will be able to buy utensils for serving her clients. Her hope is to increase her income so that she can pay her children's school fees and cover the family's expenses like food and clothing. In the future, Damaris hopes to open another hotel as well as expand on the existing one.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Jazmin  Beatriz
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Jazmin Beatriz is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $150 to buy larger quantities and different types of garments to sell.
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    Jazmin Beatriz is 25 years old and she lives with the father of her 7-month-old daughter, Monserrate. Jazmin works in a drugstore in her community. For the last year she has also been selling women's, men's and children's clothes to increase her family's income. She offers another way to get clothing to people in surrounding communities since she offers the garments from house to house. Unfortunately customers are often late paying her which leaves her short of cash to restock. Jazmin wants to use a World Vision loan to buy a larger quantity of clothes so she can cover the time before her customers pay her.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Deysi
    They gave
    $300
    This loan is fully funded
    Deysi is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase a variety of garments .
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    Deysi has two children who attend kindergarten and elementary school. She started selling garments seven months ago, which has been profitable. Deysi is requesting a World Vision microloan to restock and buy more garments for her clothing business so she can retain, and attract new, customers. The additional income will enable her to provide for her family and improve their living conditions. The local people will have different options and competitive prices for the clothing they seek.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Nak
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Nak is from Cambodia. He has 6 children. He needs a loan of $200 to purchase fertilizer .
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    Nak Loy is a father who lives with his family in a rural part of Cambodia. Nak works very hard farming rice to sell for profit, to help provide for his family. At this time Nak lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer for his farmland. With a loan from World Vision, Nak will be able to purchase the fertilizer needed for his farmland. Because of the loan, Nak will be able to grow healthy crops of rice to sell, expand his farming business and increase his income. With the additional income, Nak will be able to provide for his family's daily needs and pay for his children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Lucrecia
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucrecia is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $400 to buy more coffee plants.
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    Lucrecia lives with her husband in Mixtla, Mexico; they are the parents of grown children. Lucrecia decided to follow her parents steps and grow coffee. Fortunately, she inherited land which makes it a lot easier because she does not need to rent land. Lucrecia usually hires people to work her land, but according to her, "it is getting more and more difficult to find reliable and dedicated people." Besides, she also has to face the low price of her product in the market. In spite this trouble, Lucrecia is eager to continue her activity. Lucrecia requested a loan to improve her business. It will be a way to increase her sales and to help her husband with the expenses at home. What Lucrecia wishes the most she says, "Is not to stop working the land but to expand it." This is also one of the reasons she requested a loan, she wants to buy more coffee plants to sow them in her land. The loan from World Vision will allow Lucricia to continue working on her farm and to expand it. This loan will make her farm more profitable and a source of income she and her family can depend on.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Blanca Leticia
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Blanca Leticia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $450 to buy milk to continue cheese production and sales.
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    Blanca Leticia lives in a community called Emiliano Zapata. She married Rigoberto seven years ago and they do not have any children. For the last eight months Blanca Leticia has been producing and selling cheese for a living. Unfortunately there have been times when Blanca does not have enough money to buy the needed milk to prepare the cheese and struggles to make the deliveries to her customers. She is asking a loan from World Vision in order to buy more milk and continue the cheese production which makes a good profit. This will give her enough capital to buy the ingredients she needs to offer a product that people in town really appreciate.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Eunice
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Eunice is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to restock her store with legumes and grains.
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    Eunice has a small store in which she sells legumes and grain. A World Vision loan would enable her to restock her store and fulfill her customers’ orders. In the future, she would like to expand her business to sell her products wholesale. As her business expands, her income will increase. Eunice hopes for a better life and with the profits from this venture, she would be able to provide a more nutritious diet, clothing, and medical care for her family as well as send her children to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Man
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Man is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $250 to maintain fishing tools.
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    Man makes a living by growing rice and selling fish. However, she has encountered many financial difficulties while supporting her family. She has to go fishing very early in the morning in order to make it in time to sell the fish at the market. Also, she has to look after her rice field. Now, she needs to fix her boat and buy new fishing tools. She hopes that a loan will help her to fulfill her urgent needs and wants. In the future, she plans to invest more capital in her current business and support her children's education until higher education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Gregorio
    They gave
    $300
    This loan is fully funded
    Gregorio is from Mexico. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $300 to buy spare parts .
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    Gregorio is married and the father of three children. He lives with his family in a community called El Trapiche, Mexico. Gregorio works very at his spare parts repair shop, located within his community to help provide for his family. Gregorio at this time lacks the funds needed to purchase more spare parts for his repair business. With a loan from World Vision, Gregorio will be able to purchase spare parts for his business. Gregorio will also be able to attract new customers, grow his business and increase his income. With the additional income, Gregorio will be able to provide for all of his family’s daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Carlos
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Carlos is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $100 to buy basic food supplies to restock his store.
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    Carlos is 27 years old, married, and the father of one child. For the past six years he has operated a small general store and has one employee who helps him. He has requested a micro loan from World Vision so that he can purchase supplies to restock his store and also to expand his business. He dreams of one day enlarging his store. With the increased income, Carlos will be able to provide food, clothing, medical care, and education for his family. He would also reinvest the money back into his store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Solomon
    They gave
    $375
    This loan is fully funded
    Solomon is from Ghana. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $400 to purchase groundnuts in bulk, goats, and local fowl.
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    Solomon is 41 years old and runs a small business selling peanuts (called "groundnuts" locally) in sacks.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Jaime
    They gave
    $450
    This loan is fully funded
    Jaime is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $450 to buy iron and wire.
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    For the last 3 years Jaime has operated his small business in the Nueva Esperanza region in Bolivia. He provides iron works to sell to customers in his community. He also has 2 employees to help him run his business. Jaime has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy iron and wire so that he can pay for transportation, purchase food for the family and expand the current business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • William
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    William is from Kenya. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase cattle.
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    William is 42-years-old and runs a small business selling cattle. He lives in World Vision's Soin region in Kenya. William has sold cattle in this area for more than five years. He also has two employees who help him run his shop. William has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy more cattle. This loan is going to allow William to create a business that thrives. This will increase his overall income and allow him to offer a better life for his wife and three children, who are going to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Festus
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Festus is from Kenya. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $150 to buy materials for making bricks.
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    Festus is 59 years old and lives with his family in the Karemo region in Kenya. For the last four years Festus has operated his small brick making business within his community, to help provide for his family. Festus has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more materials for his brick making business. The loan will also help him to expand his business, increase his income, pay for school fees and provide for his family's daily needs. Festus is the father of three children who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Daudi
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Daudi is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $400 to purchase food stock for the hotel and purchase livestock for resale.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Joseph
    They gave
    $350
    This loan is fully funded
    Joseph is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $350 to purchase timber, nails and other materials required in capentry.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Consuelo
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Consuelo is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy ingredients such as eggs, oil, sugar and cheese in order to bake bread and cakes.
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    Consuelo lives in a little town called Bochil in Chiapas with her husband Martin and their three daughters: Karla Jazmin, Isabel del Carmen and Monica de Jesus. She has her own bakery store and has been baking delicious bread and cakes for five years. One of the main challenges that Consuelo faces is a lack of supplies to bake with. She struggles to meet the demand of her customers. A loan from World Vision will enable Consuelo to buy all the required ingredients needed to bake enough bread and cakes, including: eggs, oil, sugar and cheese. She hopes that this would allow her to meet her customers' demand and increase her sales. With the profits she earns, Consuelo will be able to better provide for her family and improve their quality of life. She will also be able to impact her community in a positive way by providing them with quality products in a local store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Lucas
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucas is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $350 to purchase timber and plywood.
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    Lucas is 36 years old and runs a small business selling furniture and also runs a furniture workshop. He lives in World Vision’s Kabarnet region in Kenya and he has sold furniture in this area for more than 5 years. He also has 2 employees who help him run his shop. Lucas has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to purchase timber and plywood. He cares for 3 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Simenesh
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Simenesh is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy crops like teff and wheat for the preparation of 'injera'.
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    For the last six years Simenesh has operated her small business in the Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. She sells a typical food of Ethiopia - "injera" to customers in her community. She also has two employees who help her run her shop. Simenesh also has a second business where she sells various types of crops. This second business provides a supplemental income which Simenesh needs to support her family. Simenesh has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy crops like teff and wheat for the preparation of 'injera' and expand her business to pay for school fees, expand the current business and start a new business. Simenesh is 45 years old and the mother of three children, two of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Tigist
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Tigist is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy flour for the preparation of bread.
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    Tigist is 35 years old and runs a small business selling bread and tea. She lives in World Vision's Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. Tigist has sold bread and tea in this area for more than five years. She also has two employees who help her run her shop. Tigist also has a second business where she sells grains. This second business provides a supplemental income which Tigist needs to support her family. Tigist has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy flour for the preparation of bread. Tigist and her husband have three children, two of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Sina
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Sina is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $1,025 to purchase rice, pigs.
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    Sina has been selling rice, breeding pigs and chickens; she has been doing some farming too, for a living. Before Sina applied for a loan, she borrowed locally at a 10 percent rate monthly. She only made enough income to survive. After Sina received the loan, she purchased more merchandise and her sales increased. Sina’s income is increasing now. Sina is planning on buying a rice mill and store more rice. Sina would like to become a rice whole seller in the nearby communities. Sina hopes that her children go to college. This loan could make her family’s dreams possible. Sina has been saving the income from selling the pigs for her children’s education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Jacqueline
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Jacqueline is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more beef to put it on sale. .
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    For the past seven years, Jacqueline has owned and operated a butcher shop in the town of Concepcion. Providing meat for her regular customers and also restaurant business owners has been profitable. Unfortunately, the difficulty Jacqueline has encountered has been in being able to keep a continuous stock on hand. When this happens, Jacqueline has to temporairly stop sales until she is able to restock and open again. This issue directly effects the restaurant and food stand owners that frequent Jacqueline's butcher shop for their own supplies and livelihoods. Married with three children, two grown and one still in school, Jacqueline works to support her youngest son's education of Mechanical Engineering. A World Vision loan would provide the help Jacqueline needs to purchase an adequate amount of beef for her business. With her butcher shop consistently open, Jacqueline will be able to fulfill the demand for merchandise and have the means to continue funding the education of her son.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Joseph
    They gave
    $800
    This loan is fully funded
    Joseph is from Rwanda. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $850 to purchase a variety of types of stone .
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    Joseph has a business purchasing and reselling various kinds of stone. His biggest challenge is having insufficient capital to invest to expand his business. Because of this, he is unable to run his business efficiently or earn sustainable profits. His goal is to improve his business so he can make a better life for his family. With a loan from world Vision, Joseph plans to buy a larger quantity and variety of stone to resell. With the additional income he will earn from this improvement, he plans to reinvest in the business and work towards having the volume of sales that would make him a wholesaler. He hopes eventually to be able to offer jobs to as many as five other people. He will be able to provide adequately for his four children, and save for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Sok
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Sok is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy ingredients to make more khmer noodle .
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    For the last 6 years Sok has operated her small business in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She sells Khmer noodle to customers in her community. She also has more than 3 employees who help her run her shop. Sok has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy ingredients for Khmer noodle and expand her business. This will help Sok to earn more income to support her family. With the additional income, Sok will be able to purchase food for the family, expand the current business and buy supplies in bulk. Sok is 51 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Khom
    They gave
    $300
    This loan is fully funded
    Khom is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Jackline
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Jackline is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy more fruits for making juice.
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    For the last 5 years, Jackline has operated her small business in the Winam Urban region in Kenya. She sells fruit juices and snacks to customers in her community. She also has two employees who help her run her shop. Jackline is 29 years old and mother of four children, three of whom are currently studying in school. She also cares for two additional dependents in her home. Jackline has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more fruits for making fruit juice for her customers. The increased income from higher sales will be used to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Bullo
    They gave
    $300
    This loan is fully funded
    Bullo is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $300 to buy supplies in bulk.
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    For the last six years Bullo has operated his small business in the Wonchi region in Ethiopia. He runs a shop that sells soap, salt, sugar etc. to customers in his community. He also has two employees who help him run his shop. Bullo has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy supplies in bulk and expand his business. This will give him more income to provide healthcare.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Zenebu
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Zenebu is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $250 to buy grains in bulk.
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    Zenebu is 42 years old and the mother of three children, two of whom are currently studying in school. For the last six years, Zenebu has operated her small business in the Antsokiya Gemza region in Ethiopia selling grains to customers in her community. She employs two people to help her run her shop. Zenebu has asked for a loan from World Vision to purchase grains in bulk to expand her business. The additional income will help pay for school fees, provide healthcare and purchase more nutritious food for the family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Dawit
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Dawit is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $250 to buy equipment.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Artyom
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Artyom is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase machinery for production.
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    Artyom produces and sells furniture in Armenia. Artyom needs financial resources to increase the variety of produced furniture and develop the business. In order to produce a variety of pieces of furniture, new machinery is needed. With the World Vision loan’s help, Artyom will be able to produce more furniture and increase his working capital. With the requested loan he plans to purchase machinery for production. Artyom will increase the production of his business and be able to promote the city’s economic development.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Dinke
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Dinke is from Ethiopia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase an ox .
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    Dinke Andarge is the mother of six children and lives with her family in a rural part of Ethiopia. Dinke works very hard as a local farmer, to help provide for her family. At this time Dinke lacks the funds needed to purchase an ox to help cultivate and maintain her farmland. With a loan from World Vision, Dinke will be able to purchase an ox for her farming business. Because of the loan, Dinke will also be able to expand her farming business to include cattle fattening. “If I get a loan, I can start another business. I can buy cattle for fattening,” she said. She'll also be able to grow her current business and increase her income. With the additional income, Dinke will be able to provide for her family's daily needs, pay for her chlldren's education and clothing costs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Bekelech
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Bekelech is from Ethiopia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to supply butter to the local market for sale.
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    For the last six years Bekelech has operated her small business in the Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. She sells butter to customers in her community. She also has two employees who help her run her shop. Bekelech also has a second business where she sells grains. This second business provides a supplemental income which Bekelech needs to support her family. Bekelech has asked for a loan from World Vision to supply butter to the local market for sale and expand her business to be able to provide healthcare. Bekelech is 39 years old and the mother of four children, of whom three are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Vath
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Vath is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Mao
    They gave
    $350
    This loan is fully funded
    Mao is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Mary Ounje
    They gave
    $425
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary Ounje is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy timber.
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    The mother of two, Mary Ounje Akumu lives in Katito, Kenya. Mary Ounje owns a carpentry shop and would like to expand her business into a neighboring town. However, she has little access to capital. With a loan from World Vision, Mary Ounje will be able to improve her income through adding to her timber stock and increasing her work space. The standard of living for her two children will improve, including the family's access to food and other basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Nhip
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Nhip is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer, pesticide, and hire labor.
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    Nhip is 46 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Nhip has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her farm. Nhip has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide, and hire labor. This will help Nhip grow and sell more rice, which will increase her overall income. Nhip and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Ndie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ndie is from Kenya. He has 8 children. He needs a loan of $500 to purchase animals for trading business.
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    Ndie Nchoe is a father of eight children, he lives with his family in Narok, a rural part of Kenya. Ndie owns and operates a cattle trading business within his local community, to help earn a living for his family. At this time, Ndie lacks the funds needed to purchase more animals for for his trading business. With a loan from World Vision, Ndie will be able to purchase more animals to continue with his cattle trading business. Because of the loan, Ndie will be able to expand his business, creating job opportunities for others within his community and increasing his income. With the additional income, Ndie will be able to provide for all of his family's daily needs and pay for his childrens education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Hong
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Hong is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and food for the animals.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Channak
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Channak is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Lai
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Lai is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Chhuneng
    They gave
    $350
    This loan is fully funded
    Chhuneng is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Phin
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Phin is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $500 to buy fertilizer and pesticide, and to hire employees.
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    Phin is 43 years old and lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Phin cares for a dependent in her home. For more than five years, Phin has operated a small farm and grown rice and seasonal vegetables. Phin has requested a World Vision loan which she could use to expand her farm. Phin will use the loan proceeds to purchase fertilizer and pesticide and to hire employees. Phin will use the additional income to help support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Keav
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Keav is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to expand her cassava business.
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    Keav is 36 years old and runs a small business growing cassava. She lives in World Vision's Prasath Sambo region in Cambodia. Keav has grown cassava in this area for more than five years. She also has two employees who help her run her farm. Keav also has a second business selling groceries. This second business provides a supplemental income that Keav needs to support her family. Keav and her husband have two children, and both are currently studying in school. She also cares for two additional dependents in her home. Keav has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. This will help Keav grow and sell more cassava, which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Chantha
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Chantha is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer, pesticide, and hire labor.
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    Chantha is 52 years old and runs a small business growing rice, sugarcane, and cassava. She lives in World Vision's Kulen region in Cambodia. Chantha has grown rice, sugarcane, and cassava in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her farm. Chantha has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide, and hire labor. This will help Chantha to maximize her harvest, which will increase her overall income. Chantha and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Then
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Then is from Cambodia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $500 to buy piglets and feed.
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    Then is 36 years old and runs a small business raising piglets, chickens, and ducks. He lives in World Vision's Prasath Ballang region in Cambodia. Then has operated his farm in this area for more than 5 years. He also has 2 employees who help him run his farm. Then has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy additional piglets and feed. This will help Then raise and sell more piglets, which will increase his overall income. Then and his wife have 2 children, 1 of whom is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Papag
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Papag is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase merchandise to sell.
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    Papag Gevorgyan has been a grocery store owner since 1999. Papag is also engaged in agriculture and cattle. While the income from the agricultural business covers major costs, the income from the grocery shop helps Papag’s family cover the everyday household expenses. The current profits from the grocery store are not enough to keep up plenty of products for demanding customers. Papag would like to meet his customers’ demands with a variety of products, and at the same time, increase his profits. Papag would like to get a loan to purchase more groceries to sell. The loan will help increase the grocery store’s inventory; will attract more customers, and will increase the business’ income. The inventory increase will meet Papag’s clients' demand for more products. Papag and his first wife adopted a boy. His son is now a grown up; he is married, and he lives overseas. Papag is married to his second wife. The loan that Papag Gevorgyan has requested has a repayment period of four years.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Ovsanna
    They gave
    $400
    This loan is fully funded
    Ovsanna is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $800 to purchase livestock feed and beehives.
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    Ovsanna makes a living in the agricultural community of Sisian, Armenia. She helps to support her family by keeping livestock, birds, and beehives. Ovsanna wants to expand her business to make it more profitable and sustainable, so she can improve living conditions for her family. A loan from World Vision will allow Ovsanna to purchase more beehives and feed for the livestock. The additional income she will earn from this improvement will help her provide her family’s daily necessities. She will also be able to reinvest in her business to help ensure a more sustainable financial future. The improvements in her farm will help to promote the agricultural development of her community. Ovsanna lives with her husband, two children, her mother-in-law and father-in-law.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $800
  • Ejeta
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Ejeta is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $150 to buy supplies in bulk.
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    Ejeta lives in World Vision's Wonchi region in Ethiopia. He is 34 years old and has been running a small business of selling crops in this area for more than five years. He also has two employees who help him run his shop. Ejeta has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy supplies in bulk. Which will give him better margins and in return he will get more income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Elizabeth Betty
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Elizabeth Betty is from Bolivia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase groceries for resale.
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    For the last 3 years Elizabeth Betty has operated her small business in the Alfarero region in Bolivia. She sells groceries to customers in her community. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Elizabeth Betty has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase more, and a more varied, inventory of groceries to sell to her customers, in order to support her family. Elizabeth Betty is 39 years old and the mother of 2 children, of whom 1 is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Hellen
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Hellen is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to boost the business.
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    Hellen is 42 years old and runs a small business selling clothes. She lives in World Vision's Winam Urban region in Kenya. Hellen has sold clothes in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Hellen has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to boost the business. Hellen 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: $350

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