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Lending History

  • Gohar
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gohar is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,050 to purchase pigs, potatoes seeds, fertilizer and fuel.
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    Gohar Manukyan lives in Gyumri, Armenia and works several jobs to make a living. Besides working as a tailor, Gohar also raises pigs and grows potatoes. The income Gohar earns from these jobs is not enough to sustain her family, which includes her husband, son and daughter. With a loan from World Vision, Gohar will develop her farm. She plans to purchase pigs, potato seeds, fertilizer and fuel, which she will invest in her farm to grow her profits. Additional income is very important for this family because, in the past, Gohar’s husband and son have had to leave Armenia to find work abroad. With the additional profits from the farm, Gohar hopes that her family can live together throughout the year, and she also expects that her improved economic situation will positively impact others in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,050
  • Kristine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kristine is from Armenia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase livestock .
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    Kristine supports her family by raising livestock and farming in Armenia. She needs an investment of capital so she can expand and develop her business. Her goal is to create a more profitable and sustainable business which will benefit her family and the community. With a loan from World Vision, Kristine plans to purchase more livestock. With the additional income that this improvement will provide, Kristine plans to reinvest in and grow her business. This will not only improve living conditions for Kristine’s family, but will also contribute to the agricultural development of the community. Kristine has one child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Leonides
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Leonides is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $625 to buy pants and jackets for men and women and babies clothes .
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    Leo, as everybody calls her, is 35 years old. She is married and has five children. 3 of them are currently attending school. Growing poinsettias was the main activity in the community where she grew up. Leo has been selling clothes for over 15 years. She started selling clothes door to door but now has a stand at the local community market. She buys the clothes in Mexico City and in Moroleon, Guanajuato and resells them locally. Her largest concern is that when she gives customers a quote so that they can pay her later, they sometimes never pay her back. She loses income from such untrustworthy customers. With a loan from World Vision, Leo will expand her stock by purchasing pants and jackets for men and women. She will also purchase baby clothing. She wants to expand her business to meet the upcoming winter demand by buying scarfs, hats, gloves, jackets, etc. Her goal is to have a stable source of income with which to help her husband with their expenses and to support their children. She is going to use part of her profits to invest into her business and another part to cover her children’s education expenses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Consuelo
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Consuelo is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy more sodas to resell.
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    Consuelo is married to Pablo and they have four children together (three of which are already married). She has been working in the soda business for the past six months. Her main struggle is that during the dry seasons when she runs out of soda, people go to other grocery stores and she loses customers. Consuelo would like to keep her store stocked but she lacks the financial capital to do so. With a loan from World Vision Consuelo will be able to buy more sodas of different flavors to sell. That way she can increase her customer base and people don't have to go all the way to town. With the profits she earns she will be able to better support her family. Her future goal is to continue working in her soda business and eventually to expand it.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Ngeth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ngeth is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy pigs and farming essentials.
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    Ngeth is a farmer whose two children have to help her take care of the crops right now. Currently, she lacks the capital to cover all of her business costs. Because of this, she has had to borrows money from private money lenders whose rates are always high. With a loan from World Vision, Ngeth will be able to purchase some farming essentials, as well as start a new business. This boost will help her out of the debt cycle she is in with the private money lenders, as well as get her started on expanding her farm. With the additional funds from loan, she wants to start raising pigs alongside farming because it is a profitable enterprise in her community. With her expanded farm and new hog-raising business, Ngeth will be able to bring in a sustainable income. This will greatly improve her family's livelihood. This will also help her pay it forward; she will use her income to buy materials from others in her community, which contributes to its development as a whole.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maria Blanca
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Blanca is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more groceries to sell.
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    Maria Blanca is a married mother of three grown daughters. She lives with her husband in the community of Paraiso La Reforma. Approximately five years ago, Blanca started her own grocery store to help her family. As she explains,"I had my husband's support and now I can support him. I am thankful to God. I have witnessed my business getting better, little by little. Now, I have many customers." She desires to increase her sales by purchasing more merchandise to sell. However, she lacks the necessary moneyto make those investments. A loan from World Vision will dramatically improve Maria Blanca's business. This will enable her to replenish her shelves and buy greater quantities, which will increase her sales and profits. This will allow her to better provide for her family. In addition, she will be able to invest in her store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Lilik
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lilik is from Indonesia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $225 to purchase coffee, flour, sugar and rice to restock her grocery kiosk.
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    Lilik is married with three children. She runs a grocery kiosk selling basic staples: flour, rice, sugar, oil, coffee, etc. Her location is not good and she can't afford rent in a more stratgeic location--although this is her hope for the future, as well as creating one more job. A World Vision micro loan will help her increase her inventory of best selling products: rice, oil, coffee and sugar. The additional income will allow her to keep her three children in school and to meet the family's basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $225
  • Viki
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Viki is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more chickens.
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    Viki is 27 years old and she is married to Hector, a mason. They have three children: Milton, Andres and Jennifer. Viki started selling chickens five years ago because she wanted to find a way to help her children. Viki states, "Thanks to her work and effort, but mainly thanks to God, she has never been through any problematic situation in her life." She was referring to her health and her business. Viki wants to use the loan to buy more chickens. Viki is completely positive that the loan will help her improve her business and the life of her family. She happy to say that she will bring even more income to her home. With the profits, she wants to o send her children to school. Her hope is that they will be able to attend a university in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Tou
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tou is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy seed, fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Tou is a farmer who grows rice, vegetables, and raises pigs. She is unable to buy seed and fertilizer, and she does not have enough money to buy food for her family. Moreover, her three children might not go to school because she cannot afford the school fees and study materials. Tou is requesting a loan to purchase seed, fertilzer and pesticide for her farm. The loan will help her to buy farming materials and she can send her children to school. With the profits that she expects to earn from a bountiful harvest, Tou plans to enlarge her farmland and buy more pigs. The additional income will improve her living standard.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Maria Luisa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Luisa is from Philippines. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase feed.
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    Maria and her family reside in the Negros Oriental province of the Philippines, where she raises pigs to earn a living. She has been engaged in this business for the last four years. At her current level of operation, her business is only marginally sustainable. Her goal is to expand her business so she can improve living conditions for her family. Maria is requesting a loan from World Vision so she can purchase feed for her pigs. With the additional income she will earn by raising healthier animals, she will be able to provide her family’s daily needs and pay school fees for her children. In the future, her plan is to continue to expand and improve her business and to create a savings for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Vivian Berenice
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vivian Berenice is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 to buy a wide variety of shoes.
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    Vivian Berenice is 24 years old and while she studies her major she lives with her parents in World Vision’s Unidos Caminando region in Mexico. For the last two years has run a small business selling shoes with the help of two employees. Vivian says it is difficult when her customers do not pay their installments because she is short of money to buy more shoes. So she has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business by buying a wider variety of shoes to resell and increase her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Graciela
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Graciela is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $550 to buy medicine and products such as teddy bears, ballons, etc.
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    Graciela is 48 years old and runs a small business selling medicine. She lives in World Vision's Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. Graciela has sold medicine in this area for more than five years. Graciela has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy medicine and products to resell such as teddy bears, ballons, etc. Graciela started running her drugstore because she noticed people in her community had to move long distances and spend a lot of money on transportation whenever they wanted to buy some medicine. One friend of Graciela's is a doctor and he attends people at Graciela's house. Graciela studied to be a nurse and she worked at a hospital for 26 years that is why she also knows some facts about illnesses and medicine, a great asset for her business. Aside from medicine, at her store people can also find all types of products to offer as presents such as teddy bears and balloons.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Maria Elsa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Elsa is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $550 to buy candy and sodas .
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    Maria Elsa is 41 years old and lives in World Vision’s Najhe region in Mexico with her husband and two children (one of whom is in school). Maria Elsa has run a small business selling sodas and candy in this area for more than five years. Maria Elsa has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy candy and sodas in bulk which will improve her profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Trinidad
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Trinidad is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $200 to buy merchandise for her store.
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    Trinidad (56) has run her small grocery store in the Northwest Leyte region in the Philippines for six years. She sells canned goods, biscuits, noodles, spices, toiletries, and detergent to customers in her community. Trinidad has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more merchandise to sell. Trinidad will increase her sales and income by having more items to sell. As a mother of a child going to school, and caring for two more relatives in her home, the extra income Trinidad earns will help her buy food for her family, pay her child's school fees, plus she will reinvest in her store to keep it growing.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Monicah
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Monicah is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase tomatoes in bulk.
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    For the last six years, Monicah has operated her small business in the Riruta region of Kenya. She operates a grocery store, and has one employee who helps her run her shop. Monicah has asked for a loan from World Vision to purchase ten crates of tomatoes for resale. With the additional income she will earn, she will be able to continue to invest in and grow her business by buying more of her groceries in bulk. Monicah cares for one additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Maroli
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maroli is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy different types of shoes.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Seoun
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Seoun is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy fertilizer and rice seed.
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    Seoun and her children live in Cambodia. To provide for her family, Seoun grows rice, corn, and raises pigs. But with all her work, Seoun is struggling to provide the most basic needs for her children. Seoun would like to expand her business, but she has not had the extra money or resources to do so. This loan from World Vision will be a great help for Seoun because she can buy more seeds and fertilizer. This will increase her sales and income. With the additional income, Seoun will be able to provide enough food for her family, send her children to school, and improve their living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Alemnesh
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alemnesh is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $250 to buy more animals for breeding.
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    Alemnesh is 28 years old and runs a small business raising cows. She lives in World Vision's Hidabu Abote region in Ethiopia. Alemnesh has raised cows in this area for more than five years. Alemnesh also has a second business where she raises sheep and goats. This second business provides a supplemental income, which she needs to support her family. Alemnesh has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more animals for breeding. This will help her raise and sell more cows, which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Celerina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Celerina is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy additional merchandise.
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    For the last 3 years Celerina has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She prepares and sells typical snack foods to customers in her community. Celerina has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy additional merchandise to expand her business. Celerina is 38 years old and the mother of 4 children. She prepares delicious Mexican snack foods such as empanadas (a type of pastry stuffed with chicken or cheese), fried bananas, tostadas (thick tortillas covered with beans, cream, beef, lettuce, and cheese), and fried tacos.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Anna
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Anna is from Armenia. She needs a loan of $2,000 to purchase fuel and livestock.
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    Anna Hakobyan is engaged in agriculture in the town of Tandzaver village, Armenia in order to support her family. Agriculture is the family’s main source of income, but it is not enough to meet their daily needs. Anna lives with her parents, sister, and brother. With the loan from World Vision’s help, Anna will develop the agriculture of her land. She will purchase fuel and livestock that she can then resell for additional income. Farm development will help Anna improve her family’s living conditions. This is also very important for community’s agricultural development.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $2,000
  • Esteban
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Esteban is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $600 to purchase cattle.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Simona
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Simona is from Bolivia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 buy groceries to make food.
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    Simona is 48 years old and runs a small business selling fast food in a school. She lives in World Vision's Qallpa region in Bolivia. Simona has sold fast food in a school in this area for more than 5 years. Simona has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy groceries to make food. Simona 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: $450
  • Birtukan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Birtukan is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy more grains.
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    For the last six years, Birtukan has operated her small business in the Damota II region in Ethiopia. She sells crops to customers in her community. Birtukan has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more grains to sell for a profit. Expanding her business will help pay for school fees and buy healthcare and food for her family. Birtukan is 28 years old and the mother of three children, of whom two are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Hamest
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hamest is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,025 to purchase additional livestock.
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    Hamest Ghukasyan owns a business raising livestock. Currently, she is unable to meet her family’s needs with the livestock she has. Thus, Hamest has requested a loan from World Vision loan in order to purchase another cow, which will help her increase her profits. With the increased profits she makes, Hamest will be able to better provide for her family, ensure her children receive a good education, and save money for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Marieta
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Marieta is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to stock her store.
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    Marieta Ghonyan lives in Kapan, Aremenia with her family where she has kept a grocery store for 10 years. Marieta’s shop offers general household items and her income enables her to provide for her husband and two children. Marieta’s husband is employed, and in his free time he happily helps his wife to carry their family business, which brings the main income to their household. The income from the shop provides the basic needs of Marieta's family and affects the lives of her two children. Marieta has requested a loan from World Vision in order to increase the clients and meet her customer's needs. Additional inventory will increase the sales at her store and allow Marieta to provide a better future for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Raya
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Raya is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 Improve the herd with special milk cows.
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    Raya Mirzoyan lives in Goris, Armenia with her husband. She also has two young married sons. Raya’s family is involved in agriculture, although she also works outside the home. The income she earns and her low salary are not enough to meet her family’s needs. A loan from World Vision will allow her to purchase more animals to improve their herd. With an improved herd, she will increase her family’s income and will be able to help her children, who already have their own families. Raya plans to improve the herd's quality, expand the business, and be able to invest further in the business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Chhy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chhy is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer, pesticide, and piglets.
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    Chhy is 34 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Prasath Sambo region in Cambodia. Chhy has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her farm. Chhy also has a second business where she raises piglets. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Chhy needs to support her family. Chhy has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer, pesticide, and piglets. This will help Chhy grow and sell more rice, and raise and sell more piglets, which will increase her overall income. Chhy and her husband have 4 children, 3 of whom are currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Meline
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Meline is from Armenia. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase an air conditioning system .
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    Meline Poghosyan runs a hairdressing salon. She would like to purchase an air conditioning system for her salon so that customers visiting in the hot summer will be comfortable. With better quality service, Meline’s salon will attract more clients. In the future, Meline plans to offer a greater variety of services for her clients, including make up and epilating. Meline lives together with her parents and sister, and she wants to be be able to provide them with a better future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Svetlana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Svetlana is from Armenia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase seeds, fertilizer and fuel.
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    Svetlana cultivates land and breeds cattle. She lives with her husband, son, daughter-in-law, grandchild and parents-in-law. Svetalana needs a World Vision loan to purchase seeds, fertilizer and fuel to help her organize and cultivate the land for a good harvest. She has applied for a loan in amount of USD 100. This World Vision loan will generate income to allow her to give her family a good quality of life and economic stability.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Basilia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Basilia is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 BUy candies por sale.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450

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