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Lending History

  • Esther
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Esther is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more items like pans, lotions, and powders.
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    Esther owns and operates her own store where she sells a variety of goods. Esther plans to use her loan to purchase more items to fill her shelves, such as pans, lotions, and powders. She hopes that increased inventory will increase her sales, too. Her main business challenge is that she does not have enough money or does not currently earn enough income to keep her shelves stocked with plenty of inventory. Esther is confident that the loan will help her improve her and her family’s life. Her main business goal is to become financially stable and to continually earn a profit. Any additional income will be saved so that she can use it for future endeavors or future needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • 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
  • Maxine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maxine is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $125 Margaret will use the loan to buy more second hand clothes for sale.
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    Maxine sells second hand clothes. She believes in serving her clients well and would like to offer them a larger variety of clothing. A loan would enable her to buy more clothes to sell. She dreams of paying school fees for her children and meeting their daily needs. By expanding her business, her profits should increase and she can better take care of her family. Maxine would like to open a boutique in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Keziah Njeri
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Keziah Njeri is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $125 to buy her own pigs.
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    Keziah Njerl Wanda lives in Nairobi where she operates a butchery and sells pork. There is a lot of competition in this business and the cost of purchasing pigs is very high. Keziah is asking for funding from World Vision so that she buy and raise her own pigs. By doing this, she will be able to lower the costs of her business and increase her profits. Kezhiah has 2 small children and she is concerned about have the funds to pay for their schooling. She wants them to have a better life and knows that they need an education in order to have it. All of her income goes towards providing for the needs of her family. It has always been her dream to have more than one store and to be able to help others in her community by providing jobs for people. Then the whole community would profit and be a better place to live.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Christine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Christine is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase bar soap, ground nuts, and beauty products.
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    Mrs. Christine James is in the retail business, selling a variety of consumer goods. Her hope is that the loan will provide the capital that she needs to make her business grow. The increased sales will generate new revenues that will help provide food for the family, and the children will be able to go to school. Mrs. James plans to grow her business, and to eventually sell wholesale. With the additional income, she will add more inventories to her stock, pay the fees for her children's school, and be able to provide for the family's basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Arn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Arn is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Arn is a mother who lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Arn works very hard at farming rice to sell for profit, to help provide for her family. Arn at this time lacks the funds needed to purchase pesticides and fertilizer for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Arn will be able to purchase pesticides and fertilizer for her farming business. Because of the loan, Arn will be able to grow healthy crops of rice, grow her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Arn will be able to provide better living conditions for her family, provide for their daily needs, buy healthcare and decent clothing for her family.
    32% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Hellen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hellen is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $225 to purchase clothing and merchandise.
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    Hellen owns a clothing store and retail shop in Kenya. During the warmer months, people buy food and not clothes as they need to stay nourished. This has lead to a lack of money, which has made it hard for Hellen to restock her shelves. With the loan from World Vision, Hellen will be able to expand her retail shop so that it has food available for sell. She hopes that one day, she will be able to open a strictly food store. With the profits earned, Julia will be able to provide for the basic needs of her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $225
  • Pamela
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Pamela is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $1,125 to buy new clothing to sell in her boutique.
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    Pamela, a mother of one from Winam, Kenya, operates a clothing boutique for men and women. Her current challenge is raising capital to boost her business. With a loan through World Vision, Pamela will be able to restock her clothing boutique, generate more income in the holiday season, and create jobs for other in her community. With additional income she will be able to provide a better standard of living for her family and pay their living expenses. In the future, Pamela hopes to create more employment opportunities.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,125
  • Sopheap
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sopheap is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and piglets.
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    Sopheap and her family live on a small farm in rural Cambodia. She desires to make a better life for her family. Sopheap is a farmer and grows rice and raises piglets. Although she works everyday on her farm, her farm is not earning much money. With her knowledge of best farming practices, Sopheap knows that with a few improvements, her farm would become more profitable, but she does not have the money to make those investments. Sopheap is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer to improve her land and to buy more piglets that she can raise and sell. A loan from World Vision will make Sopheap's farm more productive and profitable. This will increase her sales and income. Her farm will be a source of income she and her family can depend on. Sopheap will be able to meet her family's needs and to send her children to school. Sopheap wants to continue to expand her farm and she will keep investing in it.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • La
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    La is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer and farming tools .
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    La Thin is a wife and mother, she lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. La works hard farming rice and vegetables to sell for profit, to help provide for her family. At this time La lacks the funds needed to purchase farming tools and fertilzer for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, La will be able to purchase the farming tools and fertilizer needed to continue her farming business with success. Because of the loan, La will be able to produce healthy crops, grow her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, La will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Carmilita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carmilita is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase fertilizer .
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    Carmilita Miranda lives in the Mountain View region in the Philippines. She operates a small business where she grows sugarcane, rice and other crops. For the past 6 years she has been able to sell her crops to customers in her community. Carmilita has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer for the crops that she is growing. Additional income that Carmilita earns will be used to expand her current business and provide food for her family. She hopes to one day start a new business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Amada
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Amada is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $700 to restock her store and add more fresh vegetables.
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    Amanda lives in the Vicente Camalote region of Mexico. For the past six years she has made a living by selling food, sodas, and candy to customers in her community. She is requesting a micro loan from World Vision so that she can restock her store and expand it by adding chilies, tomatoes, onions, maize, and tortillas. As her income increases, she will be able to provide food, clothing, and medical care for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Ivan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ivan is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy more stock for his retail shop.
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    For the last 5 years, Ivan has operated his small business in the Marigat region in Kenya. He sells General merchandise items to customers in his community. Ivan has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more stock for his retail shop and expand his business to pay for transportation and buy supplies in bulk. Ivan is 24 years old and the father of 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Araceli
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Araceli is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to buy cosmetics of different brands and to buy more plastic home products.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Guadalupe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Guadalupe is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $200 to buy more commodities to sell like noodles, canned goods, sot drinks, shampoo, soaps and condimentsf.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Tuphosa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tuphosa is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $975 to buy food for her catering company.
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    Tuphosa runs a catering company in Katito, Kenya. She lacks the capital needed to purchase additional food that will allow her to serve more clients and boost her profits. With a loan from World Vision, Tuphosa will be able to buy more food to expand her catering services. She plans to continue offering quality service and increasing her income. Because she plans to grow her business, Tuphosa hopes to create employment opportunities for others in her community. Her increased profits will allow her to pay school fees for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $975
  • Nancy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nancy is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $1,200 to buy more soft drinks for resale.
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    Nancy Awuor is a soft drink vendor. She could earn more from her business but she lacks capital with which to buy more soft drinks to sell. With a loan from World Vision, Nancy can increase her inventory and her sales. She will use the additional income she earns to provide for her three children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,200
  • Almaz
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Almaz is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy a cow for breeding.
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    For the last six years, Almaz has operated her small business in the Damota II region in Ethiopia. She raises cattle to sell to customers in her community. Almaz has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy a hybrid cow for breeding and boosting her income, which will help her provide healthcare, purchase food for her family and buy feed for the animals.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Fikade
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Fikade is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and selected seeds to increase crop yields.
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    For the last six years Fikade has operated his small farming business in the Hidabu Abote region in Ethiopia. He grows crops to sell to customers in his community. He has one employee to help him run his farm. Fikade also has a second farming business growing grains. This second business provides a supplemental income which Fikade needs to support his family. Fikade has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer and selected seeds that can help increase his crops' yield. He would use the increased income from this to do home repairs, and start a new business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Ruperta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruperta is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to buy toys.
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    For the last 5 years Ruperta has operated her small business in the Qallpa region in Bolivia. She sells toys to customers in her community. Ruperta also has a second business where she provides woven coverlets. This second business provides a supplemental income that Ruperta needs to support her family. Ruperta has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more toys. She hopes to expand her business and buy supplies in bulk. Ruperta is 31 years old, and she is the mother of 3 children, 2 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Hellen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hellen is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $625 to purchase food items such as cooking fat, sugar and rice .
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    Hellen Juma lives in Katito, Kenya where she operates a local hotel business. Hellen does not have the capital needed to improve her business. She needs to increase her food stock and provide a better variety of items in order for her business to grow. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to purchase food items such as cooking fat, sugar and rice. Once her business improves, Hellen plans to create jobs opportunities for others in her community who are unemployed. Hellen has four children. Additional income from her business will provide her with the ability to pay the school fees for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Beatrice
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Beatrice is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $375 to use as working capital.
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    Beatrice runs a beauty salon in order to support her family. Although she would like to expand her business, she lacks the funds to finance the expansion of her salon. With a loan from World Vision, Beatrice will be able to use the funds as working capital in order to expand her salon and start including other beauty services such as massages. With new services available, Beatrice will be able to expand her client base and bring in additional income. In the future she wants to specialize in doing beauty services for events such as weddings. With enough expansion, she hopes for the opportunity to hire someone else from her community to help her run the business. With her additional income she will bring in from her new services, Beatrice will be able to meet her family's basic needs. She also hopes to cover her two children's schooling expenses so they can receive quality education and have hope for a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Lilian
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lilian is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $550 to purchase a stock of rice.
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    Lilian, the mother of four, sells rice to support her family. She is challenged by the high costs of her major resale product, rice. A World Vision microloan will allow Lilian to purchase, in bulk, a large stock of rice to bolster her profits and savings. One of Lilian's goals is to add an employment opportunity for someone in her community to assist her in her sales and help grow the number of customers. The added income will provide a better quality of life for Lilian's family, pay for the children's education and better meet their basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Pamela
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Pamela is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase more shoe stock for store .
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    Pamela Mboya is a mother of one child, she lives with her family in Katito, a rural part of Kenya. Pamela owns and operates a shoe business within her community, to help her earn a living for her family. At this time, Pamela lacks the funds needed to sustain and maintain her shoe business. With a loan from World Vision, Pamela will be able to purchase all the shoe stock she needs to continue with her business. Because of the loan, Pamela will be able to grow her shoe business, creating job opportunities within her community, attracting new customers and increasing her income. With the additional income, Pamela will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her childrens education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Ruben
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruben is from Bolivia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $600 to buy spare car parts .
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    Ruben is 27 years old and lives with his family in World Vision’s Qallpa region in Bolivia. For the last two years, Ruben has been operating his taxi business within his community, to help earn a living for his family. Ruben has requested a loan from World Vision to buy spare car parts. The loan will also help Ruben to grow his business, increase his overall income and provide for his famiy's daily needs. Ruben has two children, one is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600

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