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Marilyn

Lending History

  • Mariana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mariana is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $1,300 to purchase fruit and vegetables .
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    Mariana has a business selling fruit and vegetables in several local towns. With a loan from World Vision, Mariana plans to buy larger quantities and a larger variety of fruit and vegetables. The additional income she will earn by expanding her business will make better life for her family and benefit local communities. Mariana is thirty one years old, married, and has four children. She began her business ten years ago, to help her husband support their family. She purchases the foods at a wholesale market very early every morning, then sells them in several local communities. This loan will allow her to increase her income so she can purchase more containers for the food and a scale to weigh them. In the future, Mariana hopes to save money and continue to invest in her business so she can have her own store close to the local communities.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,300
  • Victoire
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victoire is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase clothes to sell.
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    Victoire sells second-hand clothing in the local market. She will use her loan from World Vision to invest in more inventory so that she can take care of the needs of her three children, become financially stable, and make a small profit. Her personal goal is to one day be able to have a savings.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Beatha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Beatha is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase a large quantity of local drinks.
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    Beatha sells local drinks to earn a living. Right now, Beatha does not have enough money to purchase enough local drinks to sell to earn an adequate living. With her loan, she plans on purchasing a large quantity of local drinks to sell. She believes that loan will enable her to improve her business. In addition, she thinks the profits will help her better the lives of her three children. Her business goal is to expand her shop and sell more drinks. Likewise, Beatha dreams of owning a house one day in the future. She hopes to become financially stable and wants her business to become a place in her community where customers come to purchase their beverages. With her additional gains, she hopes to increase the opportunities for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Beatrice
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Beatrice is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $125 to buy more vegetables and expand her business.
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    Beatrice Okello owns a business selling vegetables. She sells to surrounding schools and plans to approach other area schools to increase her profits. Beatrice has faced the challenge of schools making late payments making her unable to purchase new stock in a timely manner. Beatrice would like a World Vision loan to purchase fresh vegetables so she can supply to more schools. She hopes to one day expand her business to provide vegetables to hotels. As her business grows, she will be able to employ others. Beatrice will also be able to better provide for her family and pay for her children’s schooling
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Lucy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucy is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $700 to buy utensils.
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    Mrs. Lucy Kimiti owns a catering service business. One of the biggest obstacles to growth has been the high cost of food and other commodities. This loan will improve her family's living standard, since she'll now be able to provide for her family's basic needs. Mrs. Kimiti hopes to grow her business and to start offering outside catering services. She plans to use the additional income to pay the fees charged for her children's schooling.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Lucy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucy is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $225 to buy maize flour, sugar and rice .
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    Lucy Njeri lives in Nairobi, Kenya. She operates a shop that sells maize flour, sugar and rice. Food commodities are very costly and it is difficult to stock the shop. With the festive season approaching Lucy plans to enlarge the shop to sell more commodities. She is hopeful that the business will grow enough to eventually have her own supermarket. She wants to create employment for the community. Lucy has 2 children and wants to provide the basic needs for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $225
  • Agnes
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agnes is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase medicine.
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    Agnes Ogeto lives in Soweto, Kenya. To support her family, she works as a dispensing chemist. Agnes would like to increase her current inventory and is working toward the goal of opening another branch of her shop. She wants to make the dispensing of drugs to local community members more convenient. However, she has little access to the capital she needs to invest in expanding her store. With a loan from World Vision, Agnes will be able to sustain and grow her business in order to better support her three children. With the profits from her expanded businesses, Agnes will be able to provide for her children's educational needs and feed her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Xaverine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Xaverine is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase local drinks to sell.
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    Xaverine Mukamugema owns a local drink stand. Currently, she does not have enough money to purchase enough local drinks to sell to earn an adequate living. Thus, she has requested a loan from World Vision in order to buy more drinks which she can sell. Xaverine believes that this loan will help improve her business and increase her profits. She plans to use any additional profits to provide for her family. Her business goal is to expand her business and sell more drinks. Similarly, she hopes to attract regular customers and sell her drinks at a competitive price. She will use any additional income to pay for her children’s school fees. In the future, Xaverine hopes that she can become financially stable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Grace
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Grace is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $650 to rent a larger commercial space.
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    Grace supports her family as a tailor. She has a goal of having the best tailoring business in her community. Her biggest challenge is the high rent and inadequate size of her commercial space. Grace wants to improve her business so she can provide a better life for her family. Grace is requesting a loan from World Vision so she can rent a larger commercial space for her business. Making this improvement will make her business more profitable, so she can provide the basic needs of her family and pay for the education of her three children. Grace has a dream of opening a tailoring school in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $650
  • Ruth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruth is from Kenya. She has 9 children. She needs a loan of $850 Purchase stock to expand the business.
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    Mrs. Ruth Chirchir is in the business of selling cereals, and she wants to use the funds from the loan to purchase a large quantity to sell. In the past, her business has suffered because of the lack of enough stock due to inadequate capital, and the price fluctuations of some products. The loan will help to sustain her business, as well as provide for the needs of the family and pay the fees associated with the schooling for the children. Mrs. Chirchir has dreams of expanding her business with the additional income that she will be earning now, and knows that she will provide for all of the family's needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850

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