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Lending History

  • Salome
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Salome is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase more pigs.
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    Salome Catellanos Torres lives in Pitayo, Guerrero. She is 42 years old and married to her husband, Donaciano. Together they have 3 children: Hector, Francisco and Tomás. All of them go to school, two are in high school and the youngest one is in 8th grade. Salome began her business selling meat when she wanted to help her husband pay for their children’s education, as this would improve their quality of life. She has requested a loan from World Vision in order to continue investing in her business by purchasing more pigs. Salome is sure that this loan will benefit her and her family, as they will have more cash, a better quality of life, and will be able to continue helping their children study and go to college. Salome’s goal is to have a successful business and hopes to increase the amount of meat she sells. In the future, she would like to build a small stand and open a butcher’s shop, where she can offer a larger variety of products. With the money she earns, Salome will be able to improve her family's quality of life and continue investing in her business. Lastly, she would like to build another room in her house.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Jenelyn
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Jenelyn is from Philippines. She has 8 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy a fishing boat .
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    Fishing is their livelihood. Jenelyn and her fisherman husband have been selling fish for 11 years now, persevering in the only source of income they know. It is their dream to buy a fishing boat to help uplift their present living condition. Profits have been low recently, due to the increased prices of commodities. Jenelyn is 43 years old. She and her husband have 8 children. They are doing their best to make ends meet.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Angelina
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Angelina is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 For boat maintenance and fish nets.
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    Angelina is used to hard work. She sells fish in Brookes Point, Palawan, where she also lives with her family. She enjoys helping her husband who is a fisherman. She wants their business to be more profitable. With the funding from this World Vision loan, she plans to buy a bigger fish net and to have their boat checked and fixed. She certainly doesn’t look it, but Angelina is 60 years old. She and her husband have two children aged 22 and 19. She wishes the best for her family. Her income goes to her family's daily living needs and reinvestment in their business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Nonita
    They gave
    $125
    This loan is fully funded
    Nonita is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase hog feed.
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    Nonita Gaviola lives in Manjuyod, Negros Oriental where she raises hogs as her only source of income. The price of hog feed is high and she never has enough money to buy adequate feed. She is asking for funding from World Vision so that she will be able to purchase plenty of feed for her hogs. With adequate feed, she will be able to get more for the hogs when she sells them, which will increase her profits Nonita supports her three children: Jerome-10, jenelyn-4 and Joshua-1. With her current income, it is very hard for her to provide for all of their needs. If she could increase her income she would not have to worry about having enough money to but food and other necessities for the children. She would even have money to buy them new shoes, which they need.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Ruel
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruel is from Philippines. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $150 to purchase merchandise and supplies.
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    Ruel has a small convenience store in the Cebu province of the Philippines. In addition to this business, Ruel also chops firewood to sell and grows bananas. He works very hard to improve his family’s living conditions and supply their daily needs. With a loan from World Vision, Ruel plans to purchase merchandise to expand and improve his convenience store. His plan is to attract more customers and increase his income. Ruel is twenty eight years old, and has two young children: Jimuel and Christina. He wants to be able to save for their future. He also helps to care for his father, who had his legs amputated.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Enelida
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Enelida is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fish and lobster.
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    Enelida sells fish and lobsters to help her husband, Alfredo, with household expenses. She is currently unable to continue her fish selling business, however, because she does not have money to invest in replacing her stock. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy more fish and lobsters to sell. Her goal is to use her income to keep investing in her business. Enelida wants to have a proper place to sell her fish so that she can increase her profits. Enelida and her husband have a son, Andres, in second grade and another child on the way. Once Enelida's business gives her a secure source of income, she will be able to provide a better quality of life for her family. She is excited to increase her profits so that she can assure a better future for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Tri
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Tri is from Indonesia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $125 Tri will use the loan to purchase more clothing, such as pants, women's shirts and dresses to resell in credits.
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    Tri is a mother of three children who are in Elementary School and Junior High School. She sells clothing in credits to earn a living. She's been challengef to find fixed/stable customers in the nearby housing complexes. The loan will help her to purchase more varieties of clothing, in order to attract more customers. She hopes to rent a kiosk in a strategic place to sell her clothing. The additional income will go to pay for her children's school fees and to have some savings for her family's future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Regina
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Regina is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy additional stock of rice.
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    Regina, a mother of four, sells rice in Katito town. She is hardworking and wants to expand her business, but she lacks the capital to attain that goal. A World Vision microloan will allow Regina to restock her rice inventory to sell to her local market and increase her sales volume. The additional income, after paying her loan, will improve the family's living conditions and pay for school fees for Regina's children. Long term, Regina wants to create employment opportunities for others in her community and contribute to community development.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Dawit
    They gave
    $425
    This loan is fully funded
    Dawit is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $575 to restock his store with more cell phones and accessories.
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    Dawit owns a cell phone store, but his store is running out of cell phones and accessories. He needs a loan from World Vision to restock his store and expand his business. Dawit loves his cell phone business because he knows that the products and services he provides benefit the community. He is optimistic about his business because he considers his city a vibrant business town with big potential for growth. However, Dawit's store faces the challenges of high price fluctuation in the cell phone market and intense competition from foreign cell phone designs and similar local businesses. With a loan, Dawit will improve the maintenance services he provides to his clients by buying more devices that will help him maintain cell phones. He also plans to hire two more people to work for him, which will boost the local economy and help his business expand.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Lina
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Lina is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $550 to buy different types of shoes.
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    For the last 4 years Lina has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells shoes to customers in her community. Lina has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy different types of shoes. With her additional income, she will expand her business and do home repairs. Lina is 47 years old, and she is the mother of 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Melecio
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Melecio is from Philippines. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and seedlings and pay for land cultivation.
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    Melecio is 50 years old, and he runs a small farm where he grows bitter gourds, tomatoes, spring onions and peanuts. He lives in World Vision’s Northwest Leyte region in Philippines. Melecio has grown bitter gourds, tomatoes, spring onions and peanuts in this area for more than 5 years. Melecio has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer and seedlings and pay for land cultivation. This will help Melecio grow and sell more bitter gourds, tomatoes, spring onions and peanuts, which will increase his overall income. Melecio and his wife have 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Leoncio
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Leoncio is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer.
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    For the last 6 years Leoncio has operated his small business in the Northwest Leyte region in Philippines. He grows rice to sell to customers in his community. Leoncio also has a second business where he provides transportation to passengers via his motorcycle. This second business provides a supplemental income that Leoncio needs to support his family. Leoncio has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer so that he can purchase food for his family and expand the current business. Leoncio also supports three young grandchildren.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Jaime
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Jaime is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $150 to buy fishing materials like fish nets.
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    Jaime is 51 years old, and he runs a small business raising pigs. He lives in World Vision’s Northwest Leyte region in Philippines. Jaime has raised pigs in this area for more than 5 years. Jaime also has a second business where he raises fish. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Jaime needs to support his family. Jaime has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy fishing materials like fish nets. This will help Jaime catch and sell more fish, which will increase his overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Letecia
    They gave
    $175
    This loan is fully funded
    Letecia is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $200 to buy brown sugar and rice.
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    For the last two years, Letecia has operated her small business in the Northwest Leyte region in the Philippines. She sells sweetened puffed rice to customers in her community. Letecia has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy brown sugar and rice, which she will use to expand her business and purchase food for the family. She is from Gubang, Baybay, Leyte.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Ma. Corsini
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Ma. Corsini is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $150 to buy soft drinks, snacks, seasoning and biscuits.
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    For the last six years, Ma. Corsini has operated her small business in the Northwest Leyte region in Philippines. She sells canned goods, noodles, sugar, toiletries, coffee, milk and other ingredients to customers in her community. She is from Baybay, Leyte. Ma. Corsini has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more items such as soft drinks, snacks, seasoning and biscuits for her business. She wants to increase her income and purchase food for the family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Victor
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Victor is from Philippines. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer and feed.
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    For the last six years, Victor has operated his small business in Butigan, Baybay, in the Northwest Leyte region of the Philippines. He grows rice and copra to sell to customers in his community. Victor also has a second business raising pigs. This second business provides a supplemental income which Victor needs to support his family. Victor has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer and feed. With the additional income he will earn, he will be able to to pay his children's school fees, purchase food for the family, and continue to invest in his businesses. Victor is 47 years old and the father of two children, both of whom are currently in school. He also cares for one additional dependent in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Path
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Path is from Cambodia. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and food for animals.
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    For the last six years, Path has operated his small business in the Samrongtong region in Cambodia. He grows rice and raises pigs to sell to customers in his community. Path has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer and food for his animals to increase his income. He plans to provide healthcare and to do home repairs. Path cares for two dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Sokhom
    They gave
    $600
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokhom is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $600 to buy animal food.
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    For the last six years, Sokhom has operated her small business in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She grows rice and raises animals to sell to customers in her community. She also employs three people to help run her farm. Sokhom has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy animal food, pay for transportation, do home repairs and purchase food for the family. She cares for one additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Soeurt
    They gave
    $150
    This loan is fully funded
    Soeurt is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $150 to buy animal feed.
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    Soeurt is 63 years old and runs a small business raising She raises piglets and cows.. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She raises piglets and cows in this area for more than 5 years. She also has more than 3 employees, who help her run her farm. Soeurt has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to use the loan to buy animal feed. This will help Soeurt raise and sell more piglets and cows, which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Shimeles
    They gave
    $575
    This loan is fully funded
    Shimeles is from Ethiopia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $575 to restock his store.
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    Shimeles runs a store selling building construction materials for a living to support his family. Though there is a high demand for construction materials, economic conditions make it difficult for Shimeles to keep his store stocked for his clients. With a loan from World Vision Shimeles will be able to buy more construction materials to restock his store. In addition to satisfying his customers, Shimeles will be able to better provide for his family and hopes to keep his business growing with the generated income. His future ambition is to own a larger store and to hire an assistant to help him with his business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Vilyam
    They gave
    $900
    This loan is fully funded
    Vilyam is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,550 to purchase livestock.
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    Vilyam Hovhannisyan lives in Sevakar, Armenia and makes a living by raising livestock and cultivating his land. Despite this work, his salary is too low to save any money that would allow him to invest in agricultural development. With a loan from World Vision, Vilyam plans to purchase livestock. He hopes to increase his income in order to cover his family’s daily expenses such as food and clothing. Additional income will ensure that Vilyam can provide better living conditions for his family of four.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,550
  • Artur
    They gave
    $600
    This loan is fully funded
    Artur is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase beehives.
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    Artur Hovhannisyan has an orchard in Kapan, Armenia. Artur would like to expand his business. He plans to buy beehives and develop beekeeping to help supplement his income. With the World Vision loan’s help, Artur will increase his income and will be able to ensure better living conditions for his family's future. Artur will purchase the beehives in order to expand his business, which will increase his income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Delfina
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Delfina is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more sheep.
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    For the last 6 years Delfina has operated her small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. She grows sheep to sell to customers in her community. Delfina has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more sheep to support her family. Delfina is 23 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Sylvester
    They gave
    $275
    This loan is fully funded
    Sylvester is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $350 to buy more inventory of food.
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    For the last four years, Sylvester has operated his small business in the Mwala region in Kenya. He sells food to customers in his community. Sylvester has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy more inventory of food to sell to support his family. Sylvester is 27 years old and the father of two children, both of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Tesfaye
    They gave
    $325
    This loan is fully funded
    Tesfaye is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $350 to buy an ox.
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    Tesfaye is 57 years old and runs a small business growing crops. He lives in World Vision's (Hidabu) Abote region in Ethiopia. Tesfaye has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Tesfaye has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy an ox. This will help Tesfaye grow and sell more crops, which will increase his overall income. Tesfaye and his wife have 3 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Shashitu
    They gave
    $325
    This loan is fully funded
    Shashitu is from Ethiopia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase a farm ox.
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    For the last six years, Shashitu has operated her small business in the (Hidabu) Abote region in Ethiopia. She grows crops to sell to customers in her community. Shashitu has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase a farm ox to support her family. Shashitu is 46 years old and the mother of one child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Gladys
    They gave
    $500
    This loan is fully funded
    Gladys is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $550 to purchase construction materials.
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    Gladys is 58 years old and runs a small business providing rental housing. She lives in World Vision's Kiambogoko region in Kenya. Gladys has provided rental housing in this area for more than 5 years. Gladys cares for 2 dependents in her home. Gladys has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like purchase construction materials to finish building additional rental houses. This investment will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Mathew
    They gave
    $425
    This loan is fully funded
    Mathew is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $550 to purchase rice, beans, wheat flour and maize flour.
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    Mathew is 50 years old and runs a small hotel. He lives in World Vision's Olenton region in Kenya. Mathew has operated a hotel in this area for more than 5 years. He also has 2 employees. Mathew has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to purchase rice, beans, wheat flour and maize (corn) flour which will help in the day-to-day operations of the hotel. The loan will help improve his business and increase his income. Mathew and his wife have 2 children who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Abdul
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Abdul is from Ghana. He has 6 children. He needs a loan of $450 to buy corn, beans and grain.
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    Abdul is 40 years old and runs a small business selling grains and cereals. He lives in World Vision's Savelugu Nanton region in Ghana. Abdul has sold grains and cereals in this area for more than 5 years. Abdul has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy corn, beans and grain to sell. Abdul and his wife have 6 children, of whom 5 are currently studying in school. He also cares for 5 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450

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