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Lending History

  • Mariana
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    $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
  • Macrina
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    $25
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    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
  • Maria Martina
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Martina is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase huaraches and shoes for women and girls.
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    Maria Martina is from the community of Zitacuaro, which is located in the State of Michoacan. It is very close to the sanctuary of the Monarch butterfly in the archeological zone of Zirahuato. Maria Martina is 37 years old, she studied until the third grade of junior high school. She did not continue because her parents did not have economic resources to support her because she had many siblings and they could not afford high school. With a loan from World Vision Maria Martina will purchase huaraches and shoes for women and girls. She sells the shoes in the communities of San Felipe de los Alzati, San Pancho, El Polvorin and other close communities. She has been working on this for approximately 6 years. Maria Martina is married to Alberto. She decided to begin this business because her husband makes huaraches and shoes, then she sells to women and girls. They have 3 children, Cesar - 19, Julio - 13 and Fabian - 7 years old. Cesar and Julio help them making and selling shoes. Fabian is studying elementary school. Maria Martina's challenge is that both of her older children are not studying because they do not have economic resources to pay for university and high school. They have to pay for accommodations, meals, and supplies. School fees are very high and they cannot afford them. Her loan will enable her to be able to purchase what she needs to make more shoes. She will save the profits for her children's education because she wants them to have a career. Maria Martina will save the profits for her children’s education and she will keep on investing on more material to make and sell shoes. Her goal in the future is to have a place in her house to sell the shoes. She will be able to sell her products there.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Lilia
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lilia is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $700 to purchase merchandise.
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    Mrs. Lilia lives in the community of Valerio which is in Mexico. She's 31 years old and she's been married for 13 years. Her 3 children are in elementary school; the oldest will start middle school this year. Mrs. Lilia said, "We've been through difficult times, but I hope our situation will improve. I own a little grocery store and I sell a little of everything." The challenge for Lilia is that sometimes the sales aren't the best because of having to sell products on credit when not all customers pay up. Lilia's goals are to continue the business, as she plans on leaving it to her children. She hopes that her children will live a better life than she had.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Sherlita
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sherlita is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase materials needed to improve seaweed drying platform.
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    Sherlita and her family reside in the Leyte province of the Philippines. She and her husband support their family by fishing and seaweed farming. Sherlita wants to invest in her seaweed farming business to make it more profitable, in order to improve living conditions for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Sherlita plans to make improvements to the platform she uses to dry the seaweed. The additional income she will earn from this improvement will be used for her family’s daily necessities and to support the education of her three children, who range in grade level from elementary to high school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Filiberta
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Filiberta is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $425 to buy clothes for resale.
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    Filiberta Cortes is 58 years old and lives in Tetela in Oaxaca state of Mexico. For the past 15 years, she has sold clothes from her home for a living. Her friends, neighbors and members of her community purchase pants, shirts, shorts, dresses, skirts and underclothes from her. She enjoys working to earn some extra money to help her husband pay their expenses, yet the economic situation in Tetela is getting worse, and she cannot earn enough to buy more stock. With a loan from World Vision, Filiberta plans to invest in the purchase of more clothes that she can sell in her community. With her increased stock, she believes her profits will increase and she will eventually be able to afford a stall in the city's market rather than selling her clothes from her home or out in the streets. Filiberta only finished elementary school. She is married to Conrado, with whom she has several grown, married children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Maria Teresa
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    $25
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    Maria Teresa is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase products for her esthetician business.
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    Teresa is married to Armando. They have two children who are elementary school. She studied beauty culture after she got married. She did not want to be supported by her husband. She has been improving her techniques to cut hair and she gives manicures, pedicures, and other things. For 10 years she has been running her beauty business. She is asking for credit to buy instruments and products such as combs, iron, liquids, colors, scissors and other things. Her challenge is for more people to learn about her business. She operates her business from her home and she does not have a sign advertising it. With a loan, she will purchase a sign. She will also be able to provide a better life for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Luz Elena
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Luz Elena is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase make up, perfumes, tamales, stuffed chilies, and cooked corn.
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    Luz has been selling tamales, stuffed chilies and mole to make a living. She has been in the business for six- years now. Since she had spared time, she decided to start selling make up. Luz is a very hardworking woman. She gets up very early in the morning to sell her food door –to-door. Luz is in need of a loan. Please, help Luz’s food selling business grow. She will use the funds to establish a place to sell her products, to purchase more catalogues, tomatoes, onions, chilies, eggs, tortillas, banana leaves, meat, dough, seeds, bananas, chocolate, and cookies. Luz expects that this investment will make her business grow. Luz is twenty-nine-years-old; she is married and she has two children. Luz lives in Oaxaca, Mexico.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Jovita
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    $25
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    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
  • Yadira
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yadira is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy tomatoes, hot peppers, meat, dough, cabbage, cheese, cream, tortillas, plastic dishes, napkins, cooking oil, gas and horchata.
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    Yadira is a 24 year old single woman who has a high school education. She has 2 children who are in kindergarten. They live in together in Cerro Mojarra, a fishing zone in the state of Oaxaca. Yadira has a business making and selling Mexican snacks. She started her business a couple of years ago as a way to earn some extra money to support her children and to be able to provide a better quality of life and education for them. From Monday thru Friday, she sells her snacks outside the local high school. She gets up very early in the morning to cook. Then, at recess time, she gets to the school and sets up a small table where she puts out her stews. Her business is going well and every day she has more customers. Yadira is requesting this loan to buy tomatoes, hot peppers, meat, dough, cabbage, cheese, cream, tortillas, plastic dishes, napkins, cooking oil, gas and horchata. She hopes that this investment will help her business to grow so that she can support her children thru school and to provide them a with better quality of life. She is very grateful to everybody who works with World Vision to help to provide her with this opportunity.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Maria Isabel
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    $25
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    Maria Isabel is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $175 to buy turkeys and sheep.
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    Maria Isabel is 39 years old and has been married to Jose Luis for 22 years. He works as a builder but he is only sporadically employed. They have 2 children; one is in elementary school and the other one goes to kindergarten. Isabel is a housewife but she wants to earn an income to help her family. Right now, Luis is out of work so they don't have enough money to provide for their family's basic needs. Luis worries alot when ever he is out of work because he can't provide food for the children or the things that they need for school. Maria is asking for a loan to buy turkeys and pigs. She will raise and sell them to help out her husband. With her animal raising business the family will not have to worry as much about money. Her goal is to make her animals grow strong and healthy so she can sell them at a high price. The stronger and healthier the animals are, the easier it is to sell them. Her profits will help her provide a better quality of life and education to her children. She wants to be able to buy everything that the children need for school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Maria
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    $25
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    Maria is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy three sheep.
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    Maria has been raising sheep for twenty years, and she knows how to provide for her sheep so that they will grow healthy and strong. With a loan from World Vision, she will buy three more sheep so that her flock will expand. Maria's husband, Jaime, works as a builder, but during many seasons he is unable to find work. Maria hopes that her profits will become enough to support the family when Jaime is out of a job. Maria's income pays for the schooling of her children. She has two children in school and one who is not old enough for school yet. Her goal is to make sure that all three of her children finish school and receive a college education so that they will have a better quality of life in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Elba
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Elba is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy thread, needles, fabric, embroidery rings, lace, etc.
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    Elba is thirty-two years old and her school life ended right after junior high school. She is married to Pedro who is a taxi driver. They have three children: Jesus who is thirteen years old and is studying junior high school; Isabel who is nine years old and is studying elementary school; the youngest, Pedro is only one year old. Five years ago Elba started selling clothes and embroidered napkins because she wanted to help her husband with home expenses and to support her children because she wants them to continue studying. She usually offers her products by visiting friends' and acquiantances' homes. She is proud of her embroidered napkins and sometimes the clients are the ones who visit her to see her new creations or to ask her to do some special design for an event. A World Vision microloan will enable Elba to make an investment in more thread, needles, fabric, laces and other material to continue making her crafts. But she also wants to buy more garments to sell them. She's confident this loan will improve her business and grow her customer base. The additional income will be used to keep reinvesting in her clothing business and to ensure her children remain in school, as she wants them all to have good careers in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Miriam
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Miriam is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $550 to buy products like braziers, bins, and comales (metal hotplates for cooking).
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    Miriam is a single twenty-four year old who runs a store where she sells household items. She began working in her parents' shop as a child, and they have taught her to run a successful shop. Now she lacks the capital to invest in more products for her store, so she will use a loan from World Vision to buy more braziers, bins, comales (metal hotplates for cooking), and other domestic products to sell. Miriam always does her best in her job, since she is very enterprising and determined. She is confident that a loan will help her increase her sales and expand her market share. She is optimistic that her hard work will result in success for her business. Selling products like comales and ecological stoves benefits Miriam's community and her environment. Miriam plans to continue developing her business. She will use her additional income to cover her family's nutritional needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Arnulfa
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Arnulfa is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $475 to buy ocoshal, threads, needles, soap, and a tray.
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    Arnulfa is makes handcrafts from ocoshal, a kind of dried leaf native to the region she lives in. About ten years ago, a group of young people taught her how to transform ocoshal into beautiful bread boxes, jars, fruit bowls, and round boxes for storing tortillas in. With a loan, Arnulfa will invest in more ocoshal, threads, needles, soap, and a tray for making her crafts. Arnulfa is fifty-three years old. She did not have the opportunity to study because her parents believed that a woman's place was at home, not in school. As a little girl, she worked the land, and once she got married, she decided to start a business to acquire her own income. In spite of her lack of formal education, Arnulfa has worked hard to succeed. Her saying is, "Things have to be done better than you are taught to do them," so she gives her best to every single piece that she creates. She is proud to say that she has been in several fairs all over the country, where she sells her products. In addition to selling crafts, Arnulfa also grows and sells avocados, and she raises and sells chickens and turkeys from her home. She has recently recovered from pneumonia, and she is thankful to God for the motivation and spirit to keep going and work hard. Making ocoshal crafts is what Arnulfa loves most in life, and she is excited to buy more materials for her crafts with the loan. She would like to take her crafts to the cities in Mexico where this type of handcraft is not known. She wants to keep investing on her business because it is a way to show the beautiful traditions of her community to other people.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Rosa Elba
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    $25
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    Rosa Elba is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $325 to buy perfume essences, fragrances and bottles.
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    Rosa Elba (she goes by Elba) is a very active woman, eager to get ahead in life. Fifteen years ago she lacked a steady job and was having a hard time, so she started her perfume business. She is 53 and during these past 15 years has gained much experience selling perfume and running her business. To keep her business on track, once a week she orders perfume from other stores and then she delivers the orders to her own clients. Elba has responsible clients and though some of them might take a little longer to pay, in the end, nobody has let her down. This is a remarkable situation because Elba has not had losses in her business. Elba explains, "I want the loan because if I have different products to offer, customers will have even more perfumes to love and they might buy the one they prefer, they might even probably buy more perfumes." With the loan from World Vision Elba will be able to purchase a wider selection of perfume and fragrances. This will allow help her grow her business and meet the needs of her customers, as well as increase her sales and profits. In the future, Elba plans on buying a scooter so that she deliver her products quicker, and she wants to have her own perfume store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Maria
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    $25
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    Maria is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $300 to buy candy, sodas and bread to resell.
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    Maria is 70 years old and is a hard-working and enthusiastic woman. She sells candy in a school and at her house she sells sodas, bread and other products. Maria is always trying to find something to put on sale to have some work to do and to get her income. Unfortunately sometimes she does not have enough money to buy more products. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to buy a larger quantity of merchandise and increase her income. Maria's goals are to continue investing in the business, to increase her earnings and to improve her living conditions by expanding her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Yimer
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    $25
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    Yimer is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $300 to buy some more cows to raise.
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    Born into an agriculturally supported family, Yimer has a lot of experience in raising cattle. Using these skills, he is able to lead and support his family. Yimer currently supplements his income by working with his family in the field. He believes that when his business grows, it will develop into one that provides a sustainable livelihood for his family. Unfortunately, "I am facing financial constraints at this time. I need financial support to strengthen my business,” he said. With a loan from World Vision, Yimer will be able to purchase more cows to raise and sell. With this additional stock, Yimer will be able to draw in a greater client base, as well as expand his overall sales. It will also be advantageous to the local people because they will have better access to the sustenance cattle can provide. In the long term, Yimer plans to run his own private shop in the town. Yimer is a farmer with three children. “The business I am running is a promising one. I am happy with my business because I can get more income from it. When my business grows, my income will also increase and I can improve my life style. The increased income will enable me to provide my family with the things they need,” he said.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Nai
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    $25
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    Nai is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy piglets and piglets feed.
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    Nai raises piglets and owns a small food store. However, she has earned very little income from selling pigs because she was unable to provide enough food and medicine for them. Nai hopes that a loan will help her to expand her business and buy more piglets. In the future, she plans to expand her business and raise more piglets on her farm. In addition, she plans to save some money for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Marilou
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marilou is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy bread, canned goods, coffee, detergent, noodles and soft drinks.
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    Marilou is 35 years old and runs a small business selling candies, bread, soy sauce, coffee, milk, toiletries, and canned goods. She lives in Bohol 04-ll region in the Philippines. Marilou has run his business in this area for more than five years. Marilou has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy bread, canned goods, coffee, detergent, noodles and soft drinks. Marilou and her husband have three children, of whom two are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Regina
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    $25
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    Regina is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to buy clothes.
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    Regina is 24 years old and runs a small business selling used clothing. She lives in World Vision’s Los Chacos region in Bolivia. Regina has sold used clothing in this area for 2 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Regina has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy clothes.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Rafael
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    $25
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    Rafael is from Philippines. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $400 to buy grocery items and toiletries for resale.
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    Rafael is 37 years old and the father of one child, who is currently studying in school. For the last six years Rafael has operated a small business in Candadam Brandy Island, Baybay, in the Northwest Leyte region in Philippines. He sells canned goods, soft drinks, chips, candies, detergent and seasonings to customers in his community. Rafael also has a second business providing transportation to passengers with his motorcycle. This second business provides a supplemental income which Rafael needs to support his family. Rafael has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business and buy soft drinks, canned goods, chips, seasoning and toiletries to sell to his customers. He hopes to use the additional income this provides to support his family and pay for his child's school fees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Alicia
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    $25
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    Alicia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy more merchandise: sodas, cookies, bread, cooking oil, eggs, milk, rice, flour and cleaning products such as bleach, soap, shampoo,.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Mosisa
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    $25
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    Mosisa is from Ethiopia. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and seeds.
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    Mosisa is a farmer. He will use a loan from World Vision to buy fertilizer and selected seeds to maximize his harvest. Mosisa is happy with his farm, and he works hard to improve his lifestyle and provide his family with the things they need. Mosisa is the father of 4 children. With his additional income, he will send his children to school. In the future, Mosisa hopes to fatten cattle and create job opportunities for his friends.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Eunice
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    $25
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    Eunice is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to Add more stock.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Thoeun
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    $25
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    Thoeun is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and rice seeds.
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    Thoeun (56) started her small farm in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia about six years ago. She grows and sells rice and seasonal vegetables. Theoun has had steady success farming and because of her success she has three employees who help her run her farm. Therefore, Thoeun has asked World Vision for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and rice seeds. .With this loan, Thoeun will maximize her income and create a farm that thrives. Creating a sustainable farm is important to Thoeun because she has one child who is school, plus she cares for two more relatives in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Musau
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    $25
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    Musau is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer.
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    For the last 6 years Musau has operated his small business in the Machakos Area region in Kenya. He grows farming to sell to customers in his community. Musau has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer to purchase food for the family and expand the current business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Regasa
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    $25
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    Regasa is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $300 to purchase fertilizer for better crops.
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    Regasa is 55 years old and the father of 3 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school. For the last 6 years Regasa has operated his small business in the Tiya region in Ethiopia. He grows crops to sell to customers in his community. Regasa has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase fertilizer in order to develop thriving crops. This will give him more crops to harvest and sell, giving him more money to support his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Rosbella
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    $25
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    Rosbella is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase household goods.
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    Rosbella is 37 years old and runs a small business selling household goods. She lives in World Vision's Mogotio region in Kenya. Rosbella has operated her business in this area for more than 5 years. Rosbella and her husband have four children, all of whom are currently studying in school. Rosbella has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase additional household goods for her business. This will help her boost the sales and increase the income from her business, which in turn will help support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Kim Un
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    $25
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    Kim Un is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer.
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    Kim Un is 40 years old and runs a small business. She is a farmer who grows rice. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She is in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 3 employees, who help her run her farm. Kim Un has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to use the loan to buy fertilizer. This will help Kim Un 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: $300
  • Luis
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    $25
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    Luis is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy beef, vegetables, sodas and juices.
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    Luis is 48 years old and runs a small business selling tacos. He lives in World Vision's Najhe region in Mexico. Luis has sold tacos in this area for more than 5 years. Luis has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy beef, vegetables, sodas and juices. This would help Luis increase his overall income and support his family. Luis has 2 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Degefech
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    $25
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    Degefech is from Ethiopia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase an ox.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Maria Victoria
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    $25
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    Maria Victoria is from Bolivia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy refreshments and candies for resale.
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    For the last 1 year Maria Victoria has operated her small business in the Colomi region in Bolivia. She sells refreshments and candies to customers in her community. Maria Victoria has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more refreshments and candies to sell, which will help to support her family. Maria Victoria is 25 years old and the mother of 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Pin
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    $25
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    Pin is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy fertilizer, pesticide and silk.
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    Pin is 41 years old and runs a small business growing rice and seasonal vegetables. She lives in World Vision's Samrong region in Cambodia. Pin has grown rice and seasonal vegetables in this area for more than 5 years. Pin also has a second business where she sells weaving silk. This second business provides a supplemental income which Pin needs to support her family. Pin has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer, pesticide and silk. This will help Pin grow and sell more rice and seasonal vegetables which will increase her overall income. Pin and her husband have 2 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Maria Felicidad
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    $25
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    Maria Felicidad is from Bolivia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy wool to make crocheted items for sale.
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    Maria Felicidad is 32 years old and runs a small business making and selling crocheted items. She lives in World Vision's Colomi region in Bolivia. Maria Felicidad has sold these items in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her business. Maria Felicidad has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy wool for crocheting This will help Maria Felicidad make and sell more crochet items, which will increase her overall income. Maria Felicidad and her husband have 4 children, of whom 3 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Amarech
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Amarech is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase an ox.
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    Amarech is 44 years old and runs a small business growing crops. She lives in World Vision's Shenkolla region in Ethiopia. Amarech has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Amarech has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase an ox. This will help Amarech grow and sell more crops, which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Lucy Mokiyo
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucy Mokiyo is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $250 to buy a water storage tank.
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    For the last 6 years Lucy Mokiyo has operated her small business in the Wema region in Kenya. She raises livestock and grows crops to sell to customers in her community. Lucy Mokiyo has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy a water storage tank. This will help her to earn more to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Saveuon
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Saveuon is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticide and hire labor.
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    For the last six years, Saveuon has operated her small business in the Rovieng region in Cambodia. She grows rice and seasonal vegetables to sell to customers in her community. Saveuon has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide and hire labor to increase her production and support her family. Saveuon is 49 years old and the mother of three children, all of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Navy
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Navy is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to expand the farm.
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    For the last 6 years Navy has operated her small business in the Samrong Tong region in Cambodia. She grows rice to sell to customers in her community. Navy has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. The farm helps to support her family. She cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Romeo
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Romeo is from Philippines. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $200 to buy gasoline and fish nets.
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    Romeo is 38 years old and runs a small business catching fish. He lives in World Vision's Tabod It Arap region in the Philippines. Romeo has caught fish in this area for more than 5 years. Romeo has requested a loan from World Vision to buy gasoline and fish nett. This investment will help him expand his business and earn larger profits. Romeo and his wife have 4 children, 3 of whom are currently studying in school. He also cares for 1 additional dependent in his home. He is from Rio Tuba, Bataraza, Palawan.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Lolito
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lolito is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $350 to pay for water connection and the motorcycle.
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    For the last 6 years Lolito and his wife have operated his small business in the Golden Valley region in Philippines. He provides massage services to customers in his community. Lolito has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to pay for a water connection and motorcycle payments. The business helps to support his family. He lives in Tagburos, Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Chheang
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chheang is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fishing materials.
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    For the last 6 years Chheang has operated her small business in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She raises fish to sell to customers in her community. Chheang has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fishing materials. By catching more fish she can increase profits to help to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Khon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Khon is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Khon is 44 years old and runs a small business growing rice and seasonal vegetables. She lives in World Vision's Prasath Sambo region in Cambodia. Khon has grown rice and seasonal vegetables in this area for more than five years. She also has more than three employees who help her run her farm. Khon has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help Khon grow and sell more rice and seasonal vegetables, which will increase her overall income. She cares for three dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Candida
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Candida is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Candida is 59 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. Candida has farmed rice in this area for more than 5 years. Candida cares for 1 dependent in her home. Candida has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer to increase her rice yield. This will help Candida maximize her harvest which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Nan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nan is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Nan is 26 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Sot Nikum region in Cambodia, and has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her farm, and her husband have 3 children. Nan has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer and pesticide. Which will help Nan grow and sell more rice which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Bora
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bora is from Cambodia. He needs a loan of $350 to purchase fertilizer and pesticide.
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    For the last 6 years Bora has operated his small business in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. He raises cassava to sell to customers in his community. Bora has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase fertilizer and pesticide. This will increase his crop yields. The profits will go to support his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Etenesh
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Etenesh is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase fertilizer for crops.
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    Etenesh is 38 years old and runs a small business raising cattle. She lives in World Vision's Mehal Meda region in Ethiopia. Etenesh has raised livestock in this area for more than 5 years. Etenesh also has a second business growing crops to sell to customers in her community. This second business provides a supplemental income which Etenesh needs to support her family. Etenesh has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer in order to maximize her harvest and produce a healthy yield of crops. This will provide additional income which Etenesh will use to help support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Maria Hortencia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Hortencia is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $600 to buy animal feed.
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    For more than 5 years Maria Hortencia has operated her small business in the Viloma region in Bolivia. She raises dairy cows and sells their milk to customers in her community. She also has 1 employee to help her run her farm. Maria Hortencia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy animal feed for her dairy cows. She cares for 1 dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Elijah
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Elijah is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $350 to purchase iron and welding machines.
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    For the last 2 years Elijah and his wife have operated his small business in the Bandaptai region in Kenya. He provides welding services to customers in his community. Elijah has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase iron and welding machines which will increase his overall income. Elijah is 38 years old and the father of 2 children, both of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350

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