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Lending History

  • Isabel
    They gave
    $875
    This loan is fully funded
    Isabel is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $1,125 to purchase grocery inventory.
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    Isabel has managed her own small grocery store for the past eight years. With a loan from World Vision, Isabel plans to increase her inventory and purchase more food and other grocery items. Her goal is to expand her business so she can provide a better life for her family. Isabel is thirty nine years old, married, and has four children. Three of her children are still in school. With this loan, Isabel’s plan is to continue to invest in her business and earn additional income. Her desire is to be able to support her children’s education so that they can all finish school and have good careers. In the future, Isabel plans to continue to grow her business and she hopes to be able to purchase a new refrigerator for the sodas she sells.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,125
  • Felix
    They gave
    $650
    This loan is fully funded
    Felix is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $850 Purchase more clothing to sell in her store .
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    Maria Felix Mejia Perez is a 50 year-old woman living in Tejas Crudas community in Guerrero, Mexico. She is married to Manuel Oregon and has two grown daughters named Jennifer and Isela who are both married. Maria began her small business of selling clothes to help her husband with household expenses, to improve the quality of their lives, and to continue to help her daughters pursue their educational dreams. She has struggled with getting enough money to grow her business and had to close her shop for a while because of lack of inventory. With a loan from World Vision, she will be able to invest in more clothing items to sell: like skirts, trousers, dresses, and undergarments and will be able to begin her business again. Maria looks forward to growing her business and expanding in the near future. The profits from the business will continue to help her improve the quality of life for herself and her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Norma
    They gave
    $450
    This loan is fully funded
    Norma is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase fish.
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    Norma has had a business selling fish for twenty years. She travels every day to different communities in the area to sell the fish. With a loan from World Vision, Norma will be able to buy significantly more fish in order to expand her business. With the additional income she will earn, she will be able to provide more for her children’s education and daily necessities. Norma is thirty four years old. She is a single mother and has four school-aged children. This loan will allow her to be able to provide a better life for her family. In the future, Norma wants to continue to invest in her business. She hopes to have a permanent stand and refrigerators where she can sell fish in her own community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Lomieda
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Lomieda is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $225 to purchase additional capital for her furniture and copra business.
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    Lomieda Vasquez is from Brookes Point, Palawan where she operates a furniture business. She also has a farming business growing coconut eventually making it into copra. Lomieda wants a World Vision loan to expand her business and increase her profits. Her increased profits will help her provide for her family, which includes three children who are all attending school. Lomieda hopes to one day purchase additional equipment like a plainer, sander, router, and blade for her furniture business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $225
  • Rebecca
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Rebecca is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase fertilizer and gasoline.
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    Rebecca helps to support her family by rice farming. With a loan from World Vision, Rebecca plans to purchase fertilizer whichwill be used to improve and expand her farm. With the additional income she will earn from a more sustainable farm, it will be easier for her to help provide for her family’s daily necessities. Rebecca is married and has a one year old child. Her husband is a fisherman, and with this loan, she will also be able to purchase gasoline for his business. In the future, Rebecca hopes to continue to invest in and expand her business and be able to have a savings for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Milagros
    They gave
    $475
    This loan is fully funded
    Milagros is from Philippines. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $475 additional capital.
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    Milagros Sadang is a 66 year old woman from Brookes Point, Palawan. Milagros has been facing some difficulties within her business of drying fish. The rainy season affects her ability to dry the fish she needs to earn her income. All of Milagros’ children are grown. She has to rely on her own livelihood to improve her life. It is her desire to increase her dried fish production to increase her income. Milagros saw World Vision Micro loan services as her chance to materialize her plans. Her income will be used for reinvestment in the same business and savings for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Esnati
    They gave
    $350
    This loan is fully funded
    Esnati is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 additional capital.
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    Esnati Yap is from Brookes Point, Palawan. She has operated a Sari-sari store business for her family since 2001. She has three children ages 3, 9 and 10. Her problem right now is her limited capital. She heard about World Vision Micro loans from someone she knows. She is hoping to use her loan to increase her inventory. She is setting aside some some money now in order to buy cows and caribou someday to help grow her business. She is hoping to use the added income for her childrens' education and her family's daily consumption.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Amelia
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Amelia is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $175 to use as additional capital for farming.
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    Amelia Lachica runs a small rice farm in Brookes Point, Palawan. She is currently struggling due to limited resources, which makes cultivating the land difficult. Amelia would like a World Vision loan to purchase needed items to prepare for growing season such as seeds and pay for laborers. Being prepared will help her increase her profits, which will enable her to better provide for her family. Amelia will also be able to ensure that her three young children will get an education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Gabina
    They gave
    $475
    This loan is fully funded
    Gabina is from Philippines. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $475 to expand her sari-sari store .
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    Gabina Laroza is the owner of a sari-sari store, which is a small corner store. She earns only a small income from this business with the inventory she currently has. With a loan from World Vision she hopes to expand her inventory and offer more product to her customers so she can expand her income and provide for her family. With her increased income she will be able to provide for her six children's education and her daily family needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Speciose
    They gave
    $500
    This loan is fully funded
    Speciose is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase food for her restaurant. .
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    Speciose runs a small restaurant in the Nyamagabe region of Rwanda. She has applied for a small business loan to purchase more food to sell, such as meat, bread, rice, bananas, beans etc. She is hopeful that this loan will improve her income and also help her to provide her family with all their basic needs. Speciose has four children of her own, and also cares for two additional dependents. Speciose hopes that she will earn enough income to continue to reinvest in her business. She knows that if she can earn enough, she can purchase more food to sell and that her business will continue to grow.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Rachel
    They gave
    $750
    This loan is fully funded
    Rachel is from Rwanda. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $1,025 to purchase various of goods to sell in her boutique.
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    Rachel hopes to purchase various goods to sell in her boutique such as: lotions, beans, rice etc. Her challenge is to get enough income to properly run her business. With a loan from World Vision Rachel will be able to improve her business and attract more customers so that she will be able to have a better life for her family. The additional income she earns from selling her various of goods will allow her to purchase more goods to sell and to save for her future. In the future her goal is to become financially stable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Ro
    They gave
    $300
    This loan is fully funded
    Ro is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $500 to cultivate her cashew farm.
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    Ro Hin is a farmer who owns a three-hectare cashew farm and rice field. During the rainy season, she also mines for gold. She says, "I don't have money to hire labor to work on my farm. If I can't invest in the initial stage, I can't expect any yield from the farm." Currently, only one hectare of the land can be harvested as the rest has been planted with newly grown cashew trees. When her harvests begin to yield cashews, Ro will be able to earn a greater income from her cashew farm. If she has enough money this season, she would like to grow cassava on her land as well so that she can make some money from that land while the young cashew trees are growing. With the profits from her farm, Ro will save money for her children and other future needs. She intends to create additional jobs for the members of her local community by hiring labor to work on her farm. The loan that Ro has requested has a repayment term of 18 months.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Yon
    They gave
    $600
    This loan is fully funded
    Yon is from Cambodia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $700 to buy seed and gasoline.
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    Yon is a farmer from Cambodia. She makes her living by growing several kinds of crops such as rice, corn, and beans. Her life was very hard before the loan from World Vision was an option. Her land remained unused since she did not have money to buy seed and fertilizer. She lived on what ever she could produce. Often times when the harvest was not good, so it was not enough to feed her family. A loan from World Vision provides Yon with enough capital to buy seeds to plant, as well as gasoline that will be used to pump water into her rice field. Yon hopes to grow more crops on the remaining land with the hope that her children can continue their education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Kimleang
    They gave
    $275
    This loan is fully funded
    Kimleang is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $975 to purchase seeds, fertilizer, and labor.
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    Kimleang is a farmer in Kampong Thom, Cambodia, where she lives with her family. She makes her living by growing rice, sugar cane, and other crops. She also raises pigs on the land. Without a loan from World Vision, Kimleang will not be able to plant her crops without the loan since she can not pay for seeds, fertilizer, labor fees, and other operating expenses. The loan will help her keep the business going as she can grow more crops and increase her income. Additional income can cover her daily expenses. She will be able to buy additional rice fields and send her children to school. The community is being transformed as people have jobs and earn income, and Kimleang hopes to be a part of that transformation.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $975
  • Flora
    They gave
    $725
    This loan is fully funded
    Flora is from Armenia. She needs a loan of $1,000 to buy cattle and purchase seeds .
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    Flora Gevorgyan and her husband have been running their cattle farm for 5 years. In addition, Flora grows flowers, mainly roses. Flora needs to increase the number of cattle and purchase seeds to increase her family’s income. Flora’s husband is unemployed and looks after their agricultural business. Because of the level of local unemployment Flora’s two adult children have left the home country to find jobs abroad. Flora hopes that the seeds and cattle will help the farm grow and be prosperous this year so she and her husband may enjoy a more stable life. She hopes that at some point in the future her businesses will grow such that they can employ their children as well and her children won't have to work abroad.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Anahit
    They gave
    $1,000
    This loan is fully funded
    Anahit is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase saplings and seeds .
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    Anahit Beglaryan is engaged in farming in Eghegnadzor, Armenia. She keeps an orchard and cultivates her land in order to support her family. Anahit would like to expand her farming business so that she can cultivate barley and improve her orchard. With the loan requested from World Vision, Anahit will be able to purchase saplings and seeds so that she is able to expand her business. Cultivating more lands is very important for the community’s agricultural development.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Hasmik
    They gave
    $1,000
    This loan is fully funded
    Hasmik is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase seeds, saplings, and fertilizer.
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    Hasmik Gevorgyan is engaged in agricultural business in Meghry, Armenia where she keeps an orchard to provide for her family. She has two children that she supports with this income. Hasmik plans to improve the orchard and develop the agriculture of the land. With the requested loan from World Vision, Hasmik plans to purchase seeds, saplings, and fertilizer to help improve the orchard. Hasmik will in turn earn additional income and will be able to cultivate more lands.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Anzhela
    They gave
    $1,000
    This loan is fully funded
    Anzhela is from Armenia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase more clothing merchandise.
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    Anzhela lives in Kapan with her family, where she runs a clothing store. The salary Anzhela's husband earns and the income from trading doesn’t supply enough financial means to buy to stock up on clothing. With the requested loan from World Vision, Anzhela plans to bring in new clothing stock. This will essentially allow her to develop and grow her business. This will allow Anzhela to supply better living conditions for her grandchildren in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000

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