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Lending History

  • Paula
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Paula is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $925 to buy cooking supplies.
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    Paula enjoys the young people who buy her food and candies from the grocery of a Junior High School. She and her husband Victor had been facing many economic problems before getting this loan support. Sales were decreasing due to the economy. She has confidence now that their income will improve. With a loan from World Vision she will invest in the purchase of a blender, the candies and ingredients needed to cook the food: such as tomatoes, chilies, onions, rice, beans, salt and oil. Her short term goal is to invest in her business and grow it. Her heart’s desire is to build a Mexican food restaurant. Paula and Victor have 2 children whose names are Jennifer and Victor. Jennifer is in High School, second level. Victor Jr. is in the fourth grade of Elementary School. Paula started her business to help her children in their education. She and her husband are grateful for this loan, and for how it will improve their family’s quality of life and economic stability. Her children will be able to pursue professional careers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $925
  • Macrina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Macrina is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $1,600 to purchase clothes.
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    Macrina Cisneros Noyola lives in the community of Montecillos, Guerrero. She is 59 years old and is married to Mr. Eduardo. They have 3 children - Eligio, Yesenia and Luis Antonio. All of them are married and are no longer in school. Macrina has a business selling clothes. She decided to start this business, because she wanted to find a way to support her husband with the expenses of her house and to improve the quality of their lives. With a loan from World Vision Macrina will invest in the purchase of more clothes, such as: trousers, skirts, shorts, shirts, t-shirts, blouses and underclothes. Previously she had economic problems because she did not have enough capital to invest again in her business. So she lost some customers and the sales decreased as well as her profits. She is very sure that this loan will benefit her family and she will get a better quality of life. She will be able to support her children if they have any problems. Macrina's desire is to be successful in her business and to build a clothes store. She will increase her sales and grow it more to receive a better income. She wants to save some money to build a kitchen for her home. She knows she will continue investing in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,600
  • Agustina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agustina is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase make up to sell and have in stock.
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    Agustina is 55 years old. She lives in the community of Zitacuaro in the State of Michoacan. She is married to Rafael, who works in a water treatment plant. Together they have two children. Mrs. Guti, as people know her, sells make up and home accessories by catalog. She started this business two years ago to begin helping her husband with household expenses. She wants to improve their quality life and their economic situation. Mrs. Guti has requested a loan from World Vision in order to purchase more make up. This loan will benefit her and her family, as she will be able to support her son with his studies. In the future, she would like to begin selling shoes to earn more profits. With the profits, Mrs. Guti will be able to save more money to rent a place where she can sell her make up and shoes.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Juana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase a larger variety of fruits.
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    Juana lives in the state of Michoacan and has a business selling fruits, candies, and a few craft items. She has supported her family with this business for twenty five years. She purchases the fruit at a wholesale market, then sells it at the street market in her community. With a loan from World Vision, Juana plans to expand her business by purchasing a larger variety of fruit, such as guavas, avocados, peaches, plums, chilies and strawberries. With the additional income she will earn from this investment, Juana wants to make a better life for her family. Juana is a single mother and still helps support her five children. She has one child still at home. In the future, Juana hopes to buy a grill and gas tank, and expand her business further to include Mexican food, fresh coffee, and water.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Yaneth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yaneth is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $425 to buy jewelry to sell.
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    Yaneth is 23 years old. She studied high school but she did not continue studying since her parents did not have money to support her. This is why she started working selling jewlery. She worked while she was studying so she could have money to buy what she needed, without having to ask for money from her parents. She is single and lives with her parents. Yaneth doesn’t have children. The business that she owns is selling jewelry through catalogues, which she offers to her clients. With a loan from World Vision Yaneth will invest it in buying gold jewelry and be able to provide for herself. Yaneth’s goal is to own her own stand to sell her jewelry. She believes that having a stand would be better for her business than selling through catalogue. With the profits, she wants to provide basic necessities for herself, be self sufficient, have a better appearance and a better quality of life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Mary Grace
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary Grace is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $425 to buy supplies to harvest seaweed.
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    Mary Grace farms seaweed in Bato, Leyte, making use of an abundant resource. This business has been profitable for her, but right now, she is in need of additional capital to buy raw materials like straw and wooden peg. Mary Grace is 28 years old and has a five year old son named Dexter, who looks very charming. Her dream is to provide for her family’s daily needs, secure her son's future, and provide for his education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Guadalupe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy medicine for her pharmacy.
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    Guadalupe lives in Cabacera, Mexico and established a drugstore in her house 12 years ago. She faces challenges with her business that are very important to overcome because she has three children to support. Because she tries to provide them with a good education, she is not always able to purchase medicines that she can sell in the drugstore. Sometimes she closes her business because she does not have a large enough inventory, and the problem is compounded by the expiration of the medicines that she has not yet been able to sell. A loan from World Vision will allow Guadalupe to purchase a large enough stock that she can attract customers and keep her store open. With the profit from her business, Guadalupe will help her husband support their family and pay for the education of their children. Guadalupe is 45 years old and has been married for 24 years. Her husband is a cab driver, and their three children are all in school; the oldest child is in college.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Felipa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Felipa is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase cosmetics and perfumes.
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    Felipa is 54 years old. She and her husband, Jesus, have three children. For the past 15 years, Felipa has sold cosmetics, perfumes, and other products by catalog. Her customers are nearby locals. She has requested a loan from World Vision in order to continue investing in her business and increase her inventory. One of the things that Felipa enjoys most about her job is that it allows her to meet new people. However, one of the challenges that Felipa faces is that sometimes her customers pay her too late. This becomes a challenge when she cannot afford to invest in her business by purchasing more products. Felipa feels that a loan from World Vision will benefit her and her family substantially. She could give a better life to her children. With the profits, she would like to buy new school uniforms for her children, as the ones that they have are worn. In the future, Felipa would like to sell plastic dishes and housewares by catalog. And doing so, she hopes to meet the needs of her children with the profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Matilde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Matilde is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase blankets, towels, and make up to resell .
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    Matilde has been selling blankets, towels, and make up to make a living. Matilde is a very hardworking woman; she gets up very early in the morning to sells her products door to door in her community. Matilde is in the need of a loan. Please, help Matilde’s business grow. Matilde will use the loan to purchase some pending orders of blankets and make up. This loan will benefit her because she will purchase the products of the pending orders and have more profits, which she will use to give a better quality of life to her children. Matilde will use some of the profits to open another business. She would like to start selling custom jewelry. Matilde is married and she has three children. Matilde lives in Michoacán, Mexico.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Jovita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jovita is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase 4 sheep, corn and food.
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    Jovita is 34 years old. She has 3 children who are all attending school. She breeds animals, primarily sheep, to sell for a profit. Currently, there is little grazing land available in her community because of frosts. All the pasture is dry, and she does not have a place where she can raise her sheep. This loan will rescue Jovita from the temporary lack of pasture. She will be able to buy the feed needed for her sheep. She will buy pasture, corn, food and other sheep. She wants her children to be able to complete their education and to one day have a professional career. With the profits from her business, she will buy food for her family. She will also make sure that her children have school uniforms and the school supplies that they need.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Adelina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Adelina is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $475 to buy three pigs and feed.
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    Adelina is 19 years old. She and Jose, a builder, have an eight month old daughter. They live far from the center of town and there are no accessible buses. They find it hard to find ways to travel. Fortunately, Adelina works as a stockbreeder. She already owns 3 pigs that she has been raising for a year so far. She finds it very hard to supply her pigs with enough food. The small family already lacks money, and they have trouble feeding the pigs three times every day. The pigs go through one bag of feed every week. Adelina is asking for the loan to buy 3 pigs and feed. She wants to buy enough food so that her pigs grow healthy and strong so that she can sell them. Adelina enjoys raising pigs and keeps the pigpen very neat and tidy. One of her goals is to own her own house. Right now, Adelina lives with her mother-in-law and she doesn't like it very much. Adelina wants to build her own house so that she and Jose can live alone with their daughter. With the profits from the sales of her pigs, Adelina will save up to buy materials to build the house and better provide for her daughter.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Santa Teresita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Santa Teresita is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $725 to buy electric parts, mufflers, exhausts, brake linings, grease, spark plugs and wires .
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    Santa Teresita Ventura Calihua is a 35 year old woman who lives in Cosolapa, Mexico. The community of Cosolapa is in a sugarcane area in the state of Oaxaca. She is married to Misael who is a welder and repairs cars. Teresita and her husband decided to open their own auto parts store because Misael always had trouble finding the parts he needed to repair cars. Misael had to travel to other communities to buy parts which took up a lot of time and money. Their business has grown day by day and they try to keep the auto parts store well stocked. Teresita is asking for a loan to buy electric parts, mufflers, exhausts, brake linings, grease, spark plugs and wires. Teresita and her husband believe that the key to success is to provide good service and to be nice to their clients. She wants their business to succeed and she would like to open a car repair workshop in the future. Teresita and Misael have two children, one in 6th grade and the other in 3rd grade. Additional income brought into the business will help cover their basic needs and cover their children's school expenses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $725
  • Wiwik
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Wiwik is from Indonesia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $225 to purchase food stock for snack shop.
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    Wiwik is a hard working mother of two, she lives with her family in Dk Sumberan. Wiwik owns and operates a snack shop within her local community, her earnings from the snack shop helps her to provide for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Wiwik will be able to purchase more food stock for her snack shop. She will also be able to grow her business and generate more income. With the additional income, Wiwik will also be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her childrens education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $225

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