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Lending History

  • Lucia
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucia is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $125 to purchase feed.
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    Lucia is a resident of Bais Negros Oriental, Philippines. Bais is one of the busiest cities in the region, and is known for sugar cane farming. She is the mother of Loie Angelo who is 11, and Anton Jay who is 5. Currently, she is a farmer who raises sugar cane, bananas and corn. She also raises hogs, and would like to focus her energies on hog farming. This entrepreneur would like to expand her existing business, so as to maximize her profit margin. Her loan from World Vision will be used to purchase pig feed and fertilizer. Lucia dreams of having a comfortable life for her family, and will use her additional income to provide for her family’s needs as well as the educational fees so that her children to attend school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Jane
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jane is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase new equipment.
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    Jane Chebol lives in Nairobi where she runs a nursery school. She has the only nursery school in area and so has a very good business. She is asking for funding from World Vision so that she purchase more equipment for all the children. She is needing more chairs, desk and supplies for the all the children. Besides running the nursery school, Jane also has 4 children of her own that she is raising. All of her income goes towards providing for their daily needs. Her concern is having the funds to pay for their schooling. If she can purchase more equipment and supplies, she will be able to take care of more children and increase her profits. This would enable to save for the children's schooling. Jane would also like to eventually open a primary school also. This would also benefit her community as she would have to hire people to help her run the school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Blanca
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Blanca is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy blouses, shirts, skirts, dresses, pants and all other necessary stock .
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    Blanca is 32 years old and has a junior high-school education. She is married to Mario who is a welder by trade. They have 2 children: Victoria who is 10 years old and is in elementary school and Mariano who is only three. They live in Tetela, Barrio Comitancillo, where many people grow sugar cane. It is 20 minutes from La Margarita Refinery, which is a principal producer of sugar. Blanca has decided to start her own business selling clothing. She looks forward to helping her husband with the family expenses so that together they can improve their children's lives and give them a good education. Blana plans to sell clothes by visiting the homes of friends and neighbors in the community. In this way, Blanca will be able to show all her clothes in the environment in which her clients are most comfortable, calm and willing to buy clothing. Blanca will leave the garments and receive her pay then and there. With the money from the loan, Blanca will buy blouses, shirts, skirts, dresses, pants, socks and many other items to sell. With the loan helping her to start up her business, Blanca hopes to be successful. Her goal is to improve her children's quality of life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Jean De Dieu
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jean De Dieu is from Rwanda. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $850 to purchase more lotions, soap, toilet papers, beans, rice and other products to sell.
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    Jean de Dieu has a boutique where he sells water, lotions, soap, breads, beans, rice and other assorted products. He currently does not have enough capital to run his business properly. Jean de Dieu will use the loan to purchase more lotions, soap, toilet papers, beans, rice and other products to sell. With the increased profits, Jean de Dieu will be able to save money for the future and to purchase medical insurance. He hopes that his business will become financially stable and sustainable. In the future, Jean de Dieu would like to create jobs for others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Silvio
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Silvio is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $325 to buy tools like hammers, tape measures, cement, buckets, ladders, graders, shovels and spatulas.
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    Silvio has been working as a builder for over twelve years. People in his community come to him when they have a construction need such fixing something or building floors, ladders, and bathrooms. Silvio has regular customers because of his reputation as the best builder in his community. He needs a loan from World Vision to buy building materials like hammers, tape measures, cement, buckets, ladders, graders, shovels, and spatulas. Silvio hopes that this loan will help his business grow so that he can provide a better quality of life for his family. Silvio and his family live in a town called Acatlan, which is in the sugarcane-growing region near the important precinct of Oaxaca. Silvio was only able to go to elementary school when he was a child, so now he wants his two sons to receive a better education. Both of his sons are currently in college, and Silvio will use his additional income to pay for their school fees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Hemed
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hemed is from Rwanda. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $850 to restock his variety store.
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    Hemed, a father of two from Rwamagana, Rwanda, owns a variety store. He currently lacks the capital needed to run the store as he would like. With a loan through World Vision, Hemed will be able to restock his variety store, which will attract more customers and generate sales. He will also be able to employ two other individuals in his local community. Additional income created will allow him to better provide for his family, save for their future, and reinvest in his business. In the future, Hemed wants to be financially stable and create jobs for others in his community. He says he will have a great life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Aklil
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Aklil is from Ethiopia. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $200 to purchase more cattle.
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    Aklil makes a living by raising cattle. At his current level of operation, his business is only marginally sustainable. He does not generate enough income to invest in his business to make it more profitable. His goal is to expand his cattle raising so he can improve living conditions for his family. Aklil is requesting a loan from World Vision to purchase more cattle. With the additional income he will earn from this improvement, he plans to continue to invest in and improve his business. He will be able to provide the basic necessities for his family and send his four children to a better school. Eventually, Aklil plans to ensure a more stable financial future for his family by buying a grinding mill and starting a new business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Marisol
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marisol is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy stock of shoes, sneekers, sandals, high heels, etc. .
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    Marisol is 28 years old, married with two children: Estefania and Leonardo. She has been selling perfumes and shoes for 9 years. She chose this business because shoes and pefumes are popular products that local people purchase in her community. A World Vision microloan will allow Marisol to restock her rented store with catalogs, shoes, sneekers, sandals, high heels, perfumes, deodorants and lotions. A larger stock, with more variety, will help her be competitive and increase her sales. Marisol wants to build an establishment to open her own shoe store when she is financially able to afford the investment. The additional income will give her children the opportunity to attend university, which is important to Marisol. Any savings will be used to keep investing in her retail business to ensure her family's livlihood.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Zerihun
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Zerihun is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $400 to expand his store .
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    Zerihun and his family live in Ethiopia. He runs a store and knows how to treat his customers' well. Zerihun explains, “My customers like to buy the materials I sell. I want to develop this business into a sustainable livelihood for my family. I believe I can be successful in my business if I keep on doing this. I have a growing number of customers at this time. But, I have shortage of money to effectively run my business. Getting a loan is essential to run my business effectively." Thanks to a loan from World Vision, Zerihun will create a store that thrives. Zerihun mentions, "The increase in income from selling my products will go toward giving my family a more nutritious diet, keeping them in school, and paying for healthcare.”
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Abebech
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Abebech is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy an ox for farming.
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    Abebech is a mother of two, and has a small farm in rural Ethiopia. A hard working woman, she has a lot of agricultural experience and adds to her family income with the products she sells. Abebech would like to see her income increased by supplying more crops to the local markets. With an increased income, Abebech would be able to improve her family’s quality of life. A loan through World Vision would allow Abebech to purchase an ox. An ox would let Abebech work her fields more productively and get greater yield from her crops. With more products to sell at the market, Abebech would attract more customers and increase her profits. In the future, Abebech would like to expand her business to cattle fattening and bring more income to her family. Abebech feels confident that her business will do well. As her income grows, Abebech will be able to better provide for her family’s basic needs. With her additional income Abebech wants to give her children a healthy diet.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Florencia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Florencia is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $450 to restock her store, purchase items for the vending machine, and raw ingredients to cook.
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    Florencia runs two small businesses. The first is a grocery store in which she sells fresh and canned food and also items from a vending machine. From the second business she sells home-cooked items. A World Vision loan would enable her to restock her store and buy more food to prepare and sell to the community. As her businesses expand, her income will increase. Florencia hopes to live a better life, and the profits from these ventures will allow her to provide a more nutritious diet, clothing, and medical care for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Elizabeth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Elizabeth is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $400 to infuse additional capital into her store.
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    For the last six years Elizabeth has operated her small business in the Southwest region in Philippines. She sells biscuits, toiletries, sugar, noodles and canned goods to customers in her community. She cares for one additional dependent in her home. Elizabeth has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her current business. With the loan, she would like to infuse additional capital into her store. The increased income generated from the additional capital would help her to repair her home and buy food for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Alejandrina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alejandrina is from Bolivia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy more potatoes and sausage.
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    For the last 5 years Alejandrina has operated her small business in the Colomi region in Bolivia. She sells sausage and fried potatoes to customers in her community. Alejandrina is 39 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school. Alejandrina has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more potatoes and sausage. This investment will help her sell more sausage and fried potatoes and increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Salvador
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Salvador is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $450 to buy soap and wax and to repair his equipment.
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    For the last 6 years Salvador has operated his small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. He runs a car wash for customers in his community. Salvador has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy soap and wax and to repair his equipment. Salvador is thankful for the support and optimistic that his business will continue to improve, as it has been improving recently. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Maria Victoria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Victoria is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy more groceries.
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    Maria Victoria is 53 years old, and she runs a small business selling groceries. She lives in World Vision's Najhe region in Mexico. Maria Victoria has sold groceries in this area for more than 5 years. Maria Victoria has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more groceries to restock the store. Maria Victoria and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school. Her husband gave her the idea to start a grocery store, and although they had few products to sell when they started, they have earned more and been able to invest more in the business. The loan will enable them to expand their grocery store even more and attract more customers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Nereida Cecilia De Los Angeles
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nereida Cecilia De Los Angeles is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $600 to buy cosmetics.
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    For the last 6 years Nereida Cecilia De Los Angeles has operated her small business in the Camiri region in Bolivia. She sells cosmetics to customers in her community. Nereida Cecilia De Los Angeles also has a second business where she sells bread. This second business provides a supplemental income that Nereida Cecilia De Los Angeles needs to support her family. Nereida Cecilia De Los Angeles has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy cosmetics. She hopes to expand her business and buy supplies in bulk.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Dominga
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Dominga is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizers for better harvest.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Ishkhan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ishkhan is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,300 to buy fertilizer and potato seeds.
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    Ishkhan is a young farmer from Gyumri. He raises cattle and cultivates land. He currently lacks the resources to expand his farm as he would like. With a loan through World Vision, Ishkhan will be able to purchase fertilizer and seeds to generate a higher yield of potatoes. He will then be able to better provide for his family and reinvest in his business. In the future, Ishkhan wants to keep expanding his business, have a steady income to support his family, and save for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,300
  • Mesfin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mesfin is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $175 to restock his variety store.
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    Mesfin is a young businessman from Hodo, Ethiopia. He owns a successful retail shop and his customers like to buy the products he supplies. He currently lacks the money to restock his store. “If I get a loan, I will be able to succeed and generate income because the nature of my business demands money to run effectively,” he said. With a loan through World Vision, Mesfin will be able to restock his store, which will then attract more customers and generate income. Additional income created will allow Mesfin to better provide for his family. "The increased income from selling my products will go towards giving my children a more nutritious diet, keeping them in school, and paying for medication,” he said. In the long run, Mesfin wants to add one more shop to enhance his daily income. He would also like to employ others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Musa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Musa is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $200 to buy fertilizer.
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    Musa is 38 years old and runs a small business growing wheat, beans and fruit. He lives in World Vision's Kemisse region in Ethiopia. Musa has been growing crops in this area for more than five years. Musa has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy more fertilizer. This will help Musa grow and sell more product and increase his overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Mekore
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mekore is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $150 to buy fertilizer and selected seeds.
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    For the last six years Mekore has operated his small business in the Shenkolla region in Ethiopia. He grows crops to sell to customers in his community. He also has one employee to help him run his farm. Mekore also has a second business where he grows vegetables like onions and tomatoes. This second business provides a supplemental income which Mekore needs to support his family. Mekore has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer and selected seeds which help get a better yield from her business to provide healthcare, expand the current business and start a new business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Van
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Van is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Berhanu
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Berhanu is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $450 to purchase a coffee machine.
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    For the last 6 years Berhanu has operated his small business in the Shenkolla region in Ethiopia. He sells food, coffee, and tea to customers in his community. Berhanu has asked for a loan from World Vision to purchase a coffee machine to expand his business. This loan will help Berhanu to maximize his sales and increase his overall income. With his new income, Berhanu will buy food for his family, make badly needed repairs on his home so his family has a comfortable place to live, and he will continue to invest in his business to keep it growing and thriving.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Salomey
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Salomey is from Ghana. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to increase her inventory of salted fish.
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    For the last six years, Salomey has operated her small business in the Krachi East region in Ghana. She sells dry, salted fish to customers in her community. Salomey has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to increase her inventory of salted fish. This will allow her to sell more of them, which will help to support her family. Salomey is 31 years old and the mother of one child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for an additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Karen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Karen is from Armenia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase additional cattle.
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    Karen raises cattle and sells milk and meat produce to the local wholesalers and shops. Karen Grigoryan lives in Meghri city, far South of Armenia. He works at the local factory but this income does not sufficiently provide for the family of three. Their main income and food source comes from Karen’s cattle which gives milk and meat produce, insuring the family with one small child to cover its basic needs. To expand the business Karen would like to increase the number of cattle, for which he has applied for this loan. With additional cattle, Karen can produce more milk and meat which will increase his income from sales. This income will help to provide for the nutrition and educational needs of Karen's wife and child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Vardan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vardan is from Armenia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase livestock.
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    Vardan Tunyan lives in Goris, Armenia with his wife and 2 children. Vardan is currently employed, but the salary is not enough for his children’s education. With a loan from World Vision, Vardan can increase the livestock on his farm. He will purchase dairy cows with the loan. The income increase will contribute to a better life for his family and for the education of his children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Sim
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sim is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Yeghishe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yeghishe is from Armenia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $1,025 to purchase livestock and update machinery .
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    Yeghishe Simonyan is engaged in agricultural business in his town in Armenia. Agriculture is his family’s main source of income, but it is not enough to meet their needs. With a World Vision loan’s help, Yeghishe will be able to develop the orchard he has on his land and increase the livestock that he raises as well. He will also be able to improve the machinery that he depends on for his farm. Yeghishe will be able to ensure better living conditions for his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Leang
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Leang is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Leang is 40 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Leang has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. Leang also has a second business where she grows piglet. This second business provides a supplemental income which Leang needs to support her family. Leang has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help Leang grow and sell more rice which will increase her overall income. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Nver
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nver is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,475 to purchase pigs.
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    Nver Sahakyan lives together with his parents and sister in Eghegnadzor, Armenia. He farms and raises a herd of pigs. He would like to make his farm business more stable so that he can start his own family in the future. Nver would like to purchase more pigs. With his larger herd, he will be able to begin breeding his pigs and create an ever-growing business. His income will increase so that he can provide his family with a sustainable and bright future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,475
  • Carren
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carren is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase cereals for sale.
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    Carren is 50 years old and runs a small business selling cereals. She lives in World Vision's Winam Urban region in Kenya. Carren has sold cereals in this area for 4 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Carren has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more cereals for sale. Carren cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Rafael
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rafael is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $450 to maintain his taxi.
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    Rafael is 47 years old and runs a small business providing taxi services. He lives in World Vision's San Jose region in Mexico. Rafael has provided taxi service in this area for more 22 years. Rafael has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to give maintenance to the vehicle's engine. This will help Rafael provide more taxi service which will increase his overall income. Rafael has been offering his service for 22 years, but he has another ability and great love deep inside: he really enjoys working the land. In the future, he would love to purchase a tractor so that he could work his piece of land even easier.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450

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