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Lending History

  • Mathilde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mathilde is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more food products for resale.
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    Mathilde has a market stall where she sells sorghum, beans, and other foods. She would use the loan from World Vision to invest in more food to sell at the local market. Mathilde would like to grow her business into a profitable one so that she can meet the needs of her 4 children. She will use any profits to improve the quality of life for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Monique
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Monique is from Rwanda. She has 8 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase more cows.
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    Monique buys cows and then sells them to earn a living. She plans to use her loan to purchase more cows to sell to her customers once they are mature. Her main business challenge is that she does not have enough funds to purchase enough cows to earn an adequate profit to sustain a stable style of living. Monique is confident that this loan will help her and her eight children improve their quality of life. Her main business goal is to become financially stable and continually earn a profit. Any additional income that she earns will be saved and eventually used to renovate her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Victoire
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victoire is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase clothes to sell.
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    Victoire sells second-hand clothing in the local market. She will use her loan from World Vision to invest in more inventory so that she can take care of the needs of her three children, become financially stable, and make a small profit. Her personal goal is to one day be able to have a savings.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Vestine
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Vestine is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase goods for resale.
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    Vestine lives in Taba, Rwanda and owns a business that sells products such as sugar, biscuits, and soap to members of her community. The greatest challenge for her is to find enough capital to properly run her business. With a loan from World Vision, Vestine will be able to purchase additional goods to sell. This will enable her to improve the living conditions of her family, including her child. She hopes to continually expand her business so she can offer jobs to members of her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Adelina Socorro
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Adelina Socorro is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $625 to buy ingredients like tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, potatoes, lettuce, corn, cheese, cream, cooking oil and sodas. .
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    Adelina sells Mexican snacks and sodas. She has been doing this for 5 years. She started this business to help her family as she needed a way to provide them a better quality of life. She is asking for a loan to buy tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, potatoes, lettuce, corn, cheese, cream, cooking oil and sodas. Before getting this loan, she didn’t have enough money to re-invest into her business or to support her children with school expenses. With the additional income she earns from the loan, she expects to be able to provide those things, as well as things for school, like uniforms, notebooks, etc. Adelina’s long term goal is to invest more money into her business to make it grow. She is planning to save enough money to buy a stove. She also hopes to pay for a college education for her children. Adelina is 49 years old and is married. She and her husband have 6 children of whom only one still lives with them. He is in 1st grade of junior high. The rest of her children are adults.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Vestine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vestine is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase beans, rice, sugar to resell .
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    Vestine is a grocery store owner. She has been selling beans, sugar, flower, rice, and other groceries to make a living. Vestine is a hard workingwoman. However, she has been having financial difficulties and it is been hard to grow her business without money. Vestine would like to obtain a loan to invest in her business. Please help Vestine grow her grocery store business. A loan will improve Vestine’s family’s quality of life. Vestine would like to invest the funds from the loan in selling beans, sugar, flower, rice, and other groceries to resell. She would like to save some of the profits for the future and to invest in her grocery store. Vestine would like to grow her business in a way that she can create more jobs in her community. Vestine has five children; she is married, and she lives in Huye, Rwanda, Africa.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Jean Bosco
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jean Bosco is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase more sweet potatoes to sell.
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    Jean Bosco is the father of two from Kivuruga, Rwanda. He wants to purchase more sweet potatoes to resell. His current challenge is not having enough capital to properly run his business. With a loan from World Vision, Jean Bosco will use the money to purchase more sweet potatoes to resell. The profits made from increased sells will allow Jean Bosco to improve the living conditions of his family, save for the future, and to reinvest in his business. He hopes to become financially stable. In the future, Jean Bosco says that he will have a great life and he hopes to create jobs for others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Angelique
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Angelique is from Rwanda. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more grocery products (juices, breads, soft drinks, etc.).
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    Mrs. Angelique Mukantaganira sells grocery items like bread, sugar, drinks, etc. She is asking for a loan to purchase a large quantity of goods to sell. Having started her with business with modest means, her challenge has been getting a hold of enough capital to properly stock and run her business. A loan from World Vision will enable Mrs. Mukantaganira to expand her business and improve the quality of life for her children. The loan will allow her to sell more products and earn better profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Abigail
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Abigail is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy ingredients such as tomatoes, chili, onions, cooking oil, meat, cheese, potatoes, lettuce and avocados.
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    Abigail lives in a small community in the state of Oaxaca called Ometepec, meaning “place between two hills.” In this area there is a lot more than meets the eye. Its people come from a native group called “Amuzgos,” which means "place where there are libraries,” perhaps because of the features of sensitivity and wisdom of the inhabitants. Their eternal principle is to keep a balance between society and nature. For instance, they continue creating their typical embroidered clothing, which is also embellished with a natural dye. When they come down to the reefs in the ocean, they gently extract the color of the winkles and put the little animal back into the sea. In this beautiful area, Abigail lives with her husband Jesus and their three children: Jose, Patricia and Jorge. A year ago, Abigail began cooking and selling typical Mexican snacks because she wanted to help her husband provide for their family and improve their living conditions. Abigail would like to expand her business but she doesn't have the financial capital to invest in it. With a World Vision loan she will be able to buy more ingredients for cooking, including tomatoes, chili, onions, cooking oil, meat, cheese, potatoes, lettuce and avocados. With the additional profits, Abigail will be able to help her children in their studies and offer them better opportunities. She also plans to buy a stove for their home. In the future, Abigail hopes to fulfill her dream of having her own establishment and opening her own restaurant someday.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Epifania
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Epifania is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more sodas, juices and water.
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    Ometepec is a small community in the state of Oaxaca. Its name means “place between two hills." In this area there is a lot more than meets the eye. Its people come from a native group called “amuzgos." The meaning of this word is “place where there are libraries,” perhaps because of the features of sensitivity and wisdom of the inhabitants. Their eternal principle is to keep a balance between society and nature. For instance, they continue creating their typical embroidered clothing, which is embellished with a natural dye. Also, when they come down to the reefs in the ocean, they gently extract the color of the winkles and put the little animal back into the sea. Epifania lives in Ometepec. She is a single mother of two children, Mariano and Aranza, who are attending school. Epifania has been selling sodas and other beverages for more than twenty years. She decided to start in this line of work because she wanted and still desires to offer the best opportunities to her children. Thanks to the success of the business, Epifania was able to improve her quality of life and that of her children. She has had the opportunity to buy essential goods and has never had to face an outstanding problem. Epifania would like to expand her business with a loan from World Vision. She is excited that this financial support will allow her to buy more sodas, juices and water for her business and she will be able to continue helping her children with all the expenses at school. Epifania wants to use the profits to buy a computer for her children, understanding how necessary it has become for homework, and she wants the best for her kids. Eventually, she would also like to reinvest the profits to get a larger establishment for her beverage store in order to sell more products and get more income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Hkin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hkin is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy materials to repair her house where she sells Khmer Noodles.
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    Hkin, the mother of five, farms rice and other crops. She also sells Khmer noodles from her home. She lacks money to support her children and business. A World Vision micro loan will give her the capital she needs for some house repairs, where she sells her noodles. In the future, she hopes to have sufficient capital to support and expand her business to include raising livestock. With her profits, Hkin's family will have better living conditions and she will keep reinvesting in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Maria Catalina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Catalina is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy the thread, needles, soap, and ocoshal (dried pine leaves) .
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    Cata makes handcrafts like baskets, bread boxes, and round boxes for storing tortillas out of ocoshal, which is a dried pine leaf. She has requested a loan from World Vision to buy the raw materials she needs to make her handcrafts; she will invest in threads, needles, soap, ocoshal, and a washtub for washing the ocoshal. As a child, Cata's parents forbid her from studying because of her gender. She then had to move to a nearby town in order to work as a housemaid and help her parents support her twelve siblings. However, Cata is grateful to God for giving her a second chance to improve her life. She is married to an avocado farmer and ocoshal craftsman named Camilo, and she has three grown children. Cata supports her family by selling ocoshal crafts in regional fairs and tourist destinations. Once Cata invests in more supplies and sells her new handcrafts, she will have the capital she needs to re-invest in her business so that it will grow more. She also plans to keep sowing avocados and purchasing young avocado trees. Cata has cirrhosis, or liver disease, which gives her severe stomach aches. She will use her additional income to buy pain medication. She also hopes to have her own house to live in with one of her sons; she would like to help her sons as they have helped her.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Sudarmi
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sudarmi is from Indonesia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $575 to buy additional material and basic food items for her store.
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    Sudarmi, the mother of one, is a retail seller. There is strong competition in her area and prices are not stable. High inflation is frequently a challenge. Sudarmi will use a World Vision microloan to buy food and materials for her retail business. She has a goal to expand her business to model larger stores, like Indomart. The additional income will help Sudarmi's family have better living conditions; she can pay her child's school fees and use a portion of her savings to help her reach her retail store expansion goal.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Etagegn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Etagegn is from Ethiopia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase more livestock.
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    Etagegn Zenebe is an experienced animal breeder from Ethiopia. A World Vision Microloan would enable her to buy more cattle to raise and fatten up for sale. Etagegn wants to grow her business to be more profitable, but financial constraint has become a challenge for her. She needs financial support to achieve her target. As her business grows, her income will also increase. Etagegn explains the increased income will “go towards sending my children to school and giving my family a more nutritious diet." Etagegn has a vision for her community as well: “In the long term, as things improve, I hope to help other people by creating jobs for in my community.”
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Augustine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Augustine is from Ghana. He needs a loan of $600 to purchase cereals in bulk.
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    For the last five years Augustine has operated his small business in the Krachi East region in Ghana. He sells provisions to customers in his community. Augustine has asked for a loan from World Vision to purchase cereals in bulk and expand his business to pay for school fees and purchase school supplies. Augustine is 40 years old and the father of two children. One is currently studying in school. He also cares for three additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Adhemar
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Adhemar is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $300 purchase forage.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Rafael
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    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
  • Teodocia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Teodocia is from Bolivia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy poultry and animal food.
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    For the last two years, Teodocia has operated her small business in the Los Chacos region in Bolivia. She grows bananas to sell to customers in her community. She also has one employee to help her run her farm. Teodocia also has a second business raising poultry. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Teodocia needs to support her family. Teodocia is 38 years old and the mother of three children, all of whom are currently studying in school. Teodocia has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy poultry, to purchase food for the animals, and to buy supplies in bulk.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Basilisa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Basilisa is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $500 to buy beef, tortillas, chili, onions, coriander, cooking gas and sodas.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Victor
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victor is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and feed.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Donathille
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Donathille is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase various goods such as clothes, shoes, biscuits, lotions, handcraft to sell.
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    Donathille operates a small boutique. Her biggest challenge is finding enough capital to properly run her business. Donathille would like to purchase various goods such as clothes, shoes, biscuits, lotions, and handcrafts to sell at her boutique. The increased sales from the additional goods purchased will give Donathille the profits she needs to further expand her business. She will be able to pay school fees for her children and to improve her living conditions. She hopes to make enough money to purchase medical insurance for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Tuphosa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tuphosa is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $975 to buy food for her catering company.
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    Tuphosa runs a catering company in Katito, Kenya. She lacks the capital needed to purchase additional food that will allow her to serve more clients and boost her profits. With a loan from World Vision, Tuphosa will be able to buy more food to expand her catering services. She plans to continue offering quality service and increasing her income. Because she plans to grow her business, Tuphosa hopes to create employment opportunities for others in her community. Her increased profits will allow her to pay school fees for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $975
  • Clothilde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Clothilde is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase a large quantity of local drinks.
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    Clothilde, a mother of two from Musanze, Rwanda, seeks to purchase a large quantity of local drinks to sell in her business. She currently lacks the capital needed to buy the drinks on her own. With a loan through World Vision, Clothilde will be able to buy drinks to sell in her business, which will help her attract customers and generate sales. She will also be able to employ two other individuals in her local community. Additional income will allow her to better provide for her family and meet their daily needs, such as food and medical insurance. In the future, Clothilde hopes to keep expanding her business and be financially stable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Navy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Navy is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $500 to buy seed, fertilizer, pesticide, and pigs.
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    Navy lives with her family in Cambodia. Navy is hardworking and she wans to make a better life her family. To provide for them, she grows rice, raises pigs, and runs a small grocery store. Although she and her husband, who is a painter, work very hard, they are earning very little and unable to meet the most basic needs of their family. Navy does not have enough money to buy more rice seeds and fertilizer for her farmland, or to restock her grocery store. This loan from World Vision will be a great asset for Navy because she will be able to purchase more rice seeds, fertilizer, and pigs, which will increase her sales and income. In addition, Navy will be able to restock her grocery store. Her business will become a source of income that she and her family can depend on. With her new income, Navy will be able to provide her family with better food and and to improve their living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Sitha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sitha is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy food stock .
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    Sitha is 43 years old and lives with her family in World Vision’s Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. For the past five years, Sitha has operated her noodle shop within her community, to help provide for her family. Sitha has requested a loan from World Vision to buy food stock for her shop. The loan will also help Sitha to expand her business, increase her income and help provide for her family's daily needs. Sitha cares for three additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Adanech
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Adanech is from Ethiopia. She has 8 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and seeds.
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    Adanech is a farmer. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy fertilizer and selected seeds to maximize her harvest and start planting as early as possible. Adanech is happy with her farm, and she works hard to provide her family with the things they need. She is the mother of 4 children. With her additional income, she will improve her quality of life and send her children to school. In the future, Adenech hopes to supply her community with various kinds of grains, fatten cattle for profit, and create job opportunities for her friends.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Sultan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sultan is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Jhoseline Karla
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jhoseline Karla is from Bolivia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $550 Buy cosmetics for sale.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Sopheary
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sopheary is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and rice seeds.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Chrib
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chrib is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $550 to buy fertilizer and pesticide for crops.
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    For the last 6 years Chrib has operated her small business in the Prasath Sambo region in Cambodia. She grows rice and seasonal vegetables to sell to customers in her community. She also has more than 3 employees to help her run her farm. Chrib has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide for her crops. The added income this generates will help her to better support her family. Chrib is 44 years old and the mother of 2 children, both of whom are currently studying in school. She also cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Silvia Eugenia
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Silvia Eugenia is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $600 to buy merchandise.
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    For the last 3 years Silvia Eugenia has operated her small business in the Machareti region in Bolivia. She sells cotillon to customers in her community. Silvia Eugenia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy merchandise to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Agnes
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agnes is from Ghana. She needs a loan of $250 to improve her services.
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    For more than 5 years Agnes has operated her small business in the Assin region in Ghana. She sells smoked fish to customers in her community. Agnes has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand the business. She would like to improve her services and increase her overall income to support her family. Agnes cares for 3 dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Noeung
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Noeung is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $550 to buy farming supplies.
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    Noeung and her children live in Cambodia. To provide for her family, Noeung grows rice, breeds animals, and she, also, works as a day laborer. But with all her work, Noeung is struggling to provide the most basic needs for her children. Noeung does not have enough money meet her family's needs, let alone, to buy animal feed and fertilizer for her rice field, which would help improve her farm. This loan from World Vision will be a great help for Noeung because she can buy more seeds and fertilizer, and animal feed. This will increase her sales and income. With the additional income, Noeung 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: $550
  • Sreymao
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sreymao is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    For the last 6 years Sreymao has operated her small business in the Samlot region in Cambodia. She grows rice and seasonal vegetables to sell to customers in her community. Sreymao has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This would allow her to grow and sell more rice and seasonal vegetables, which will increase her overall income. Sreymao is 23 years old and the mother of 1 child. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Kiborus
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kiborus is from Kenya. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $600 to add additional inventory.
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    For the last 3 years Kiborus has operated his small business in the Kabarnet region in Kenya. He sells miscellaneous items such as sugar, washing detergents, and tea leaves, among other items to customers in his community. Kiborus has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to add additional inventory to his store which will increase profits to support his family. Kiborus is 26 years old and the father of 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Peter
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Peter is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $450 to purchase more clothes for resale.
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    For the last 6 years Peter has operated his small business in the Matete region in Kenya. He sells clothes to customers in his community. Peter cares for one dependent in his home. Peter has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase more clothes for resale. This will increase his overall income and help to support his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Dawit
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Dawit is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy cattle.
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    Dawit is 38 years old and runs a small business raising cattle. He lives in World Vision's (Damota II) Soddo region in Ethiopia. Dawit has raised cattle in this area for more than 5 years. Dawit has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy calves. This will help Dawit raise and sell more cattle which will increase his overall income. Dawit and his wife have 3 children, 2 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Bith
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bith is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to buy pigs and more grocery items for resale.
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    Bith is 48 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Prasath Ballang region in Cambodia. Bith has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her farm. Bith also has a second business where she sells groceries. This second business provides a supplemental income which Bith needs to support her family. Bith has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy pigs and more grocery items for resale. This will help Bith grow increase her overall income. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Girma
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Girma is from Ethiopia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $300 to purchase an ox.
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    For the last 6 years Girma has operated his small business in the (Hidabu) Abote region in Ethiopia. He grows crops to sell to customers in his community. Girma has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase an ox. This will help him maximize his overall income to support his family. Girma is 44 years old and the father of 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Alicia
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alicia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy merchandise to sell.
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    For the last 6 years Alicia has operated her small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. She sells basic food supplies to customers in her community. Alicia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy merchandise to restock her store and increase her overall income to support her family. Alicia is 38 years old and the mother of 2 children, who are both currently studying in school. Alicia is a kind and responsible mother who is always trying to improve her children's living conditions. In order to achieve her dream, she opened a general store, which helped her and her husband increase the family income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Benilda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Benilda is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase more fish to sell.
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    For the last 6 years Benilda has operated her small business in the Omega region in Philippines. She sells fish to customers in her community. She cares for one dependent in her home. Benilda has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase more fish to sell to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Guadalupe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy more pig feed.
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    Guadalupe is 41 years old and runs a small business raising pigs. She lives in World Vision's Najhe region in Mexico. Guadalupe has raised pigs in this area for more than 5 years. Guadalupe has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more pig feed. This will help Guadalupe raise and sell more pigs, which will increase her overall income and support her family. Guadalupe and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Roeun
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Roeun is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to buy a cow.
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    For the last 6 years Roeun has operated her small business in the Samrong Tong region in Cambodia. She grows rice and seasonal vegetables to sell to customers in her community. Roeun also has a second business where she raises cows. This second business provides a supplemental income which Roeun needs to support her family. Roeun has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy a cow to support her family. She cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Saven
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Saven is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Saven is 41 years old and runs a small business growing rice and cassava. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Saven has grown rice and cassava in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her farm. Saven has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help Saven grow and sell more rice and cassava, which will increase her overall income. Saven and her husband have 2 children. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Fanos
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Fanos is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase a farm ox.
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    For the last 6 years Fanos has operated her small business in the (Hidabu) Abote region in Ethiopia. She grows teff, an edible grass, to sell to customers in her community. Fanos has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase a farm ox. This will help her to grow and sell more teff in order to support her family. Fanos is 36 years old and the mother of 3 children, of whom 3 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Chan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chan is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy potato starts.
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    For the last 6 years Chan has operated her small business in the Phnom Prek region in Cambodia. She grows rice to sell to customers in her community. Chan has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like Plant potatoes to support her family. Chan is 51 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Chan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chan is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to hire farm help.
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    For the last 4 years, Chan has operated her small business in the Kulen region in Cambodia. She grows rice to sell to customers in her community and runs her farm with the help of more than three employees. Chan has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to hire farm help to help her farm better. The increased income from the investment will be used to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Shasho
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Shasho is from Ethiopia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy an ox.
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    Shasho is 34 years old and runs a small business growing crops. She lives in World Vision's (Hidabu) Abote region in Ethiopia. Shasho has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Shasho has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy an ox. This will help Shasho grow and sell more crops, which will increase her overall income. Shasho and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Kubse
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kubse is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy an ox for her farm.
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    For the last 6 years Kubse has operated her small business in the Abote region in Ethiopia. She grows teff, a cereal grain, to sell to customers in her community. Kubse is 36 years old and the mother of two children. Kubse has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy an ox for her farm. This will increase her overall income and help to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Ziporah
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ziporah is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase foods to resell.
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    Ziporah is 53 years old and runs a small business selling foodstuffs. She lives in World Vision's Wema region in Kenya. Ziporah has sold foodstuffs in this area for the last year. Ziporah has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more food to resell in order to increase her income. Ziporah and her husband have 3 children, all of whom are currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Rachel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rachel is from Kenya. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase cabbages, potatoes, tomatoes and kale.
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    For more than 5 years Rachel has operated her small business in the Bandaptai region in Kenya. She sells tomatoes, potatoes, onions and cabbages to customers in her community. Rachel has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase cabbages, potatoes, tomatoes and kale to support her family. Rachel is 51 years old and the mother of 5 children, of whom 4 are currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Irma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Irma is from Bolivia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy fabric.
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    For more than 5 years Irma has operated her small business in the Nuevo Amanecer region in Bolivia. She makes clothes to sell to customers in her community. Irma has asked for a loan from World Vision. She would like to buy fabric. This will allow her to expand her dressmaking business and be better able to support her family. Irma is 46 years old and the mother of 2 children, 1 of whom is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Rose
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rose is from Ghana. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase goods in bulk.
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    For more than 5 years Rose has operated her small business in the Atebubu region in Ghana. She sells plantains to customers in her community. Rose has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase goods in bulk to sell to support her family. Rose is 46 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Shetu
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Shetu is from Ghana. She needs a loan of $150 to buy shea butter production needs.
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    For more than 5 years Shetu has operated her small business in the Savelugu Nanton region in Ghana. She sells shea butter to customers in her community. Shetu has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy shea butter production needs. This will help her to support her family. She cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Melvin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Melvin is from Philippines. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $450 to buy rice and a new saw.
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    Melvin is 54 years old and runs a small business selling rice. He lives in World Vision's Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. Melvin has sold rice in this area for more than 5 years. Melvin also has a second business where he offers carpentry services. This second business provides a supplemental income which Melvin needs to support his family. Melvin has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy rice and a new saw. Melvin and his wife have 2 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school. He also cares for 1 additional dependent in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Maria Isabel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Isabel is from Bolivia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to buy youth clothing to resell.
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    Maria Isabel is 27 years old and runs a small business selling clothing for youths. She lives in World Vision's Alfarero region in Bolivia. Maria Isabel has sold clothing for youths in this area for the last year. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Maria Isabel has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy merchandise to sell to her customers. Maria Isabel has 1 child. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Maryterresa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maryterresa is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $200 to buy more fruit for resale.
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    For more than 5 years Maryterresa has operated her small business in the Soweto Tulia region in Kenya. She sells fruit to customers in her community. Maryterresa has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more fruit for resale to support her family. She cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Azara
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Azara is from Ghana. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $150 to buy shea nuts.
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    For the last 5 years Azara has operated her small business in the Savelugu Nanton region in Ghana. She makes and sells shea butter to customers in her community. Azara has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy shea nuts to process into shea butter to sell. Azara is 32 years old and the mother of 4 children, of whom 3 are currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Ama
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ama is from Ghana. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase equipment in bulk.
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    Ama is 47 years old and runs a small business selling gari, a pickled cabbage dish. She lives in World Vision's Kintampo South region in Ghana. Ama has sold gari in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her shop. Ama has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase equipment in bulk. Ama and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Lik
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lik is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase fertilizer.
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    For more than 5 years Lik has operated her small business in the Puok region in Cambodia. She grows rice and cassava and raises pigs to sell to customers in her community. She also has more than 3 employees to help her run her farm. Lik has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer to maximize her harvest. Lik is 30 years old and the mother of 2 children, both of whom are currently studying in school.
    26% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Avelina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Avelina is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $150 to buy pig feed and have additional capital for food vending.
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    Avelina is 56 years old and runs a small business selling homemade meals like stewed vegetables, pansit (noodles), fried fish and other dishes. She lives in World Vision's Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. Avelina has sold homemade foods in this area for more than 5 years. Avelina also has a second business where she raises pigs. This second business provides a supplemental income which Avelina needs to support her family. Avelina has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy pig feed and have additional capital for food vending. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Seidu
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Seidu is from Ghana. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $150 to buy pans and baskets in bulk.
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    Seidu is 32 years old and runs a small business selling pans and baskets. She lives in World Vision's Savelugu Nanton region in Ghana. Seidu has sold pans and baskets in this area for more than 5 years. Seidu has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy pans and baskets in bulk. Seidu and her husband have 2 children, and both of them are currently studying in school. She also cares for 5 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Silveria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Silveria is from Philippines. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy more fish to sell and more craft materials.
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    Silveria is 27 years old and runs a small business selling fish, squid and shrimp. She lives in World Vision's Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. Silveria has sold seafood in this area for more than 5 years. Silveria also has a second business where she sells shell crafts like colorful driftwood wreaths. This second business provides a supplemental income which Silveria needs to support her family. Silveria has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more fish to sell and more materials for her shell crafts. Silveria and her husband have 5 children, of whom 3 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Grace
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Grace is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $450 to buy clothing.
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    For more than 5 years Grace has operated her small business in the Winam Urban region in Kenya. She sells secondhand clothes to customers in her community. Grace has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy clothing for resale. She cares for 5 dependents in her home.
    14% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Merwin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Merwin is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $100 to buy merchandise.
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    For more than 5 years Merwin has operated her small business in the Haven of Rest I region in Philippines. She sells groceries and personal care items to customers in her community. Merwin has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy merchandise for resale in her shop. Merwin is 38 years old and the mother of 2 children, both of whom are currently studying in school. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    31% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Samuth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Samuth is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $150 to buy fertilizer.
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    Samuth is 54 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Preah Neit Preah region in Cambodia. Samuth has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 3 employees who help her run her farm. Samuth has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer. This will help Samuth grow and sell more rice, which will increase her overall income. Samuth and her husband have 2 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    93% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Joan
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Joan is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase more milk.
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    For more than 5 years Joan has operated her small business in the Tinderet region in Kenya. Joan sells milk to customers in her community. Joan is 27 years old and she and her husband have two children, of whom one is currently studying in school. Joan has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more milk for resale.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Martin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Martin is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $500 to buy more medicine.
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    Martin is 24 years old and runs a small pharmacy. He lives in World Vision's Soweto Tulia region in Kenya. Martin has sold medicine in this area for the last 3 years. He also has 1 employee who helps him run his shop. Martin has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy more medicine to sell. This loan will help Marin create a thriving business.
    58% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Elizabeth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Elizabeth is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy purified water.
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    For the last 5 years Elizabeth and her husband have operated her small business in the Changamwe region in Kenya. She sells drinking water to customers in her community. Elizabeth has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy purified water for resale. Elizabeth is 51 years old and the mother of a child, who is currently studying in school.
    63% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Marilou
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marilou is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy more stock for the store.
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    For the last year Marilou has operated her small business in the Bohol 04-ll region in the Philippines. She sells items such as soap, shampoo, soft drinks and medicine to customers in her community. Marilou has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more stock for the store. This will help her to increase her overall income and support her family. Marilou is 45 years old and the mother of 3 children, and all of them are currently studying in school.
    55% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200

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