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Lending History

  • Maura
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maura is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $500 purchase more chickens .
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    Maura Rodriguez Avila lives in the community of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero. She and her husband have five children. Two of their children are married, and the three who still live at home are enrolled in the local school. Maura started selling chickens to be able to help her husband provide for their family. He is a farmer and finds himself without work at times. Right now, her business is quite successful since raising chickens is part of the way of life in her community. She has few competitors, and has discovered that her neighbors truly need her services. Maura will use her loan from World Vision to increase the number of chickens she has for sale, so as to meet the demands of her community. Because of her business, her family is already benefiting from a better quality of living, and she hopes that as she becomes more successful that she can help off-set any shortfall that the family finds themselves in when her husband cannot work. She also hopes to expand and build a small building in which to house her chickens. This way, she will not have to go door to door, but will have customers come to one central location. She is currently working to save any money she can to purchase a new washing machine, since hers is beyond repair. Maura’s dream is to be able to provide the kind of education for her children that will lead them into professional careers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Macrina
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Macrina is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $1,600 to purchase clothes.
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    Macrina Cisneros Noyola lives in the community of Montecillos, Guerrero. She is 59 years old and is married to Mr. Eduardo. They have 3 children - Eligio, Yesenia and Luis Antonio. All of them are married and are no longer in school. Macrina has a business selling clothes. She decided to start this business, because she wanted to find a way to support her husband with the expenses of her house and to improve the quality of their lives. With a loan from World Vision Macrina will invest in the purchase of more clothes, such as: trousers, skirts, shorts, shirts, t-shirts, blouses and underclothes. Previously she had economic problems because she did not have enough capital to invest again in her business. So she lost some customers and the sales decreased as well as her profits. She is very sure that this loan will benefit her family and she will get a better quality of life. She will be able to support her children if they have any problems. Macrina's desire is to be successful in her business and to build a clothes store. She will increase her sales and grow it more to receive a better income. She wants to save some money to build a kitchen for her home. She knows she will continue investing in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,600
  • Agustina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agustina is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase make up to sell and have in stock.
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    Agustina is 55 years old. She lives in the community of Zitacuaro in the State of Michoacan. She is married to Rafael, who works in a water treatment plant. Together they have two children. Mrs. Guti, as people know her, sells make up and home accessories by catalog. She started this business two years ago to begin helping her husband with household expenses. She wants to improve their quality life and their economic situation. Mrs. Guti has requested a loan from World Vision in order to purchase more make up. This loan will benefit her and her family, as she will be able to support her son with his studies. In the future, she would like to begin selling shoes to earn more profits. With the profits, Mrs. Guti will be able to save more money to rent a place where she can sell her make up and shoes.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Cira
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Cira is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $1,050 purchasing more bread rolls.
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    Cira Cortez Morales is from Cerro Grande, Guerrero. She is 42 years old and is a single mother. She has 3 children whose names are Cristobal, Yenidia and Elizabeth. They are in Junior High School and the 5th grade and 1st grade of Elementary School. Cira works hard at providing for her family by selling bread rolls. She undertakes this activity to support her children and to give them a better quality of life. With a loan from World Vision Cira will purchase of more bread rolls to continue her sales, get better production and get more customers. In the past she has not had enough money to continue investing in her business and to support her children. This will help Cira to become self sufficient. She is sure that this loan will benefit her family because she will be able to live better and to give a better quality of life to her children. She will continue investing in her business and in the future she will aim to get a new stove. She will also continue supporting her children with their studies.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,050
  • Juana
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase a larger variety of fruits.
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    Juana lives in the state of Michoacan and has a business selling fruits, candies, and a few craft items. She has supported her family with this business for twenty five years. She purchases the fruit at a wholesale market, then sells it at the street market in her community. With a loan from World Vision, Juana plans to expand her business by purchasing a larger variety of fruit, such as guavas, avocados, peaches, plums, chilies and strawberries. With the additional income she will earn from this investment, Juana wants to make a better life for her family. Juana is a single mother and still helps support her five children. She has one child still at home. In the future, Juana hopes to buy a grill and gas tank, and expand her business further to include Mexican food, fresh coffee, and water.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Sherlita
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sherlita is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase materials needed to improve seaweed drying platform.
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    Sherlita and her family reside in the Leyte province of the Philippines. She and her husband support their family by fishing and seaweed farming. Sherlita wants to invest in her seaweed farming business to make it more profitable, in order to improve living conditions for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Sherlita plans to make improvements to the platform she uses to dry the seaweed. The additional income she will earn from this improvement will be used for her family’s daily necessities and to support the education of her three children, who range in grade level from elementary to high school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Filiberta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Filiberta is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $425 to buy clothes for resale.
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    Filiberta Cortes is 58 years old and lives in Tetela in Oaxaca state of Mexico. For the past 15 years, she has sold clothes from her home for a living. Her friends, neighbors and members of her community purchase pants, shirts, shorts, dresses, skirts and underclothes from her. She enjoys working to earn some extra money to help her husband pay their expenses, yet the economic situation in Tetela is getting worse, and she cannot earn enough to buy more stock. With a loan from World Vision, Filiberta plans to invest in the purchase of more clothes that she can sell in her community. With her increased stock, she believes her profits will increase and she will eventually be able to afford a stall in the city's market rather than selling her clothes from her home or out in the streets. Filiberta only finished elementary school. She is married to Conrado, with whom she has several grown, married children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Felipa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Felipa is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase cosmetics and perfumes.
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    Felipa is 54 years old. She and her husband, Jesus, have three children. For the past 15 years, Felipa has sold cosmetics, perfumes, and other products by catalog. Her customers are nearby locals. She has requested a loan from World Vision in order to continue investing in her business and increase her inventory. One of the things that Felipa enjoys most about her job is that it allows her to meet new people. However, one of the challenges that Felipa faces is that sometimes her customers pay her too late. This becomes a challenge when she cannot afford to invest in her business by purchasing more products. Felipa feels that a loan from World Vision will benefit her and her family substantially. She could give a better life to her children. With the profits, she would like to buy new school uniforms for her children, as the ones that they have are worn. In the future, Felipa would like to sell plastic dishes and housewares by catalog. And doing so, she hopes to meet the needs of her children with the profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Luz Elena
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Luz Elena is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase make up, perfumes, tamales, stuffed chilies, and cooked corn.
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    Luz has been selling tamales, stuffed chilies and mole to make a living. She has been in the business for six- years now. Since she had spared time, she decided to start selling make up. Luz is a very hardworking woman. She gets up very early in the morning to sell her food door –to-door. Luz is in need of a loan. Please, help Luz’s food selling business grow. She will use the funds to establish a place to sell her products, to purchase more catalogues, tomatoes, onions, chilies, eggs, tortillas, banana leaves, meat, dough, seeds, bananas, chocolate, and cookies. Luz expects that this investment will make her business grow. Luz is twenty-nine-years-old; she is married and she has two children. Luz lives in Oaxaca, Mexico.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Jovita
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jovita is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase 4 sheep, corn and food.
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    Jovita is 34 years old. She has 3 children who are all attending school. She breeds animals, primarily sheep, to sell for a profit. Currently, there is little grazing land available in her community because of frosts. All the pasture is dry, and she does not have a place where she can raise her sheep. This loan will rescue Jovita from the temporary lack of pasture. She will be able to buy the feed needed for her sheep. She will buy pasture, corn, food and other sheep. She wants her children to be able to complete their education and to one day have a professional career. With the profits from her business, she will buy food for her family. She will also make sure that her children have school uniforms and the school supplies that they need.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Maria Isabel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Isabel is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $175 to buy turkeys and sheep.
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    Maria Isabel is 39 years old and has been married to Jose Luis for 22 years. He works as a builder but he is only sporadically employed. They have 2 children; one is in elementary school and the other one goes to kindergarten. Isabel is a housewife but she wants to earn an income to help her family. Right now, Luis is out of work so they don't have enough money to provide for their family's basic needs. Luis worries alot when ever he is out of work because he can't provide food for the children or the things that they need for school. Maria is asking for a loan to buy turkeys and pigs. She will raise and sell them to help out her husband. With her animal raising business the family will not have to worry as much about money. Her goal is to make her animals grow strong and healthy so she can sell them at a high price. The stronger and healthier the animals are, the easier it is to sell them. Her profits will help her provide a better quality of life and education to her children. She wants to be able to buy everything that the children need for school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Minerva
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Minerva is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy womens underwear.
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    Minerva is a 29 year old woman who has a college degree and is married to Erick, who is a local field worker. They have two children; Erick (7) he goes to elementary school and Fernanda (5) and goes to kindergarten. They live in the community of Cañada San Antonio, located on a sugarcane area where people’s main activity is to harvest sugar cane. When Minerva got married she started working to earn some extra money to help out her husband with their incomes; now that she has her children, she helps earn an income by selling underwear by mail to be able to work from home and take care of her children at the same time. She goes and visits her friends and neighbors and shows them the clothes she sells; once they place their orders, she goes to pick them up and gets paid for what she sells. With a loan from World Vision Minerva is going to use this loan to buy a stock of underwear to have on hand to have for her customers. She is so happy to receive this loan to enable her to keep selling and be at home with her children. She hopes that day by day her business can grow and her incomes can raise. Minerva will use the profits from this business to help with the families basic needs and expand her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Margarita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margarita is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $325 to buy blankets and threads.
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    Margarita sews napkins and blankets to help her husband, Israel, provide for the family. Margarita learned how to make crafts from her mother. A loan from World Vision will enable her to buy material for her crafts, like threads and blankets. The loan will help boost Margarita's embroidery business so that it will provide her with a steady source of income. She will then use part of the profits to keep investing in her business so that it will grow. She hopes to open her own store where she can sell the clothing and crafts that she makes, but she needs to save up more money before she can afford the shop. Margarita and Israel have five children who are still living at home. She wants to provide a better quality of life and education for them, and additional profits will help her meet their needs. Margarita hopes to earn enough that her children can all achieve college degrees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Rogelia
    They gave
    $25
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    Rogelia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase food items such as pasta, cooking oil, butter, milk, and canned foods to expand her grocery store .
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    Rogelia is a 51-year old mother of two adult, married children. Her husband is a farmer. Although the couple's children are already married, the whole family lives in the same community. "El Arroyo de en Medio" is a lovely place that is surrounded by many rivers. Another beautiful part of this community is the sugar cane fields. A very important sugar cane mill is located in the area (state of Oaxaca). So Regelia draws from a large customer base. Rogelia decided to work by opening a grocery store to help her family because of hard economic times. The store is located in Rogelia's house. She wakes up early and starts to arrange all the goods on the shelves. She is very committed to having all the products that her clients would like to buy in stock and ready for purchase. A microloan from World Vision will be used to enlarge Rogelia's stock by allowing her to purchase sodas, pasta, canned food, cookies, juices, cooking oil, butter and milk in bulk. Rogelia wants to continue offering high-quality products to her customers and she can earn good profits because she will be able to get better pricing by buying those items she can in bulk. The additional income will help her family but also provide basic food supplies to people in her community, so that they do not have to travel far to buy them.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Maria Del Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Del Carmen is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $550 to buy goods like candy and soft drinks for her convenience store.
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    Maria is a single twenty-three year old who runs a convenience store. Thanks to her parents' support, she has gained valuable business experience so that her store can succeed. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy products like candy and soft drinks for her store. Maria is a determined and enterprising person, but she has trouble keeping up with the fierce competition. She is confident that she can overcome her financial difficulties with the help of the loan. Stocking up her store will help her increase her sales, which will give her more capital to enlarge her store and offer more products to her customers. Maria's community will benefit from having easy access to the products that she plans to carry. Maria will use the additional income to improve her family's quality of living.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Isabel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Isabel is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase cooking oil, tomatoes, chili, beef, chicken, rice, etc. in bulk .
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    Isabel is a hardworking 42-year old mother of four children, all of whom attend school. She has enjoyed cooking and selling typical Mexican snacks for four years, after deciding to compete in this business, because it is one that many in her community carry out. Isabel is requesting a World Vision microloan to purchase common ingredients in bulk for better pricing, such as: cooking oil, tomatoes, chili, beef, chicken, cheese, rice, maize, etc. Isabel is confident that her business can remain solvent and that she can continue to provide a good income to support her family. Isabel's major business goal is to open a restaurant in the future. She would like to rent or get her own establishment, in order to continue selling her snacks and local dishes to build her customer base. Personally, she wants to help her children to continue their studies, so they can have good paying careers and better living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Maria
    They gave
    $25
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    Maria is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $300 to buy candy, sodas and bread to resell.
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    Maria is 70 years old and is a hard-working and enthusiastic woman. She sells candy in a school and at her house she sells sodas, bread and other products. Maria is always trying to find something to put on sale to have some work to do and to get her income. Unfortunately sometimes she does not have enough money to buy more products. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to buy a larger quantity of merchandise and increase her income. Maria's goals are to continue investing in the business, to increase her earnings and to improve her living conditions by expanding her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Ne
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ne is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer, pesticide, and piglets.
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    Ne and her family live on a small farm in Cambodia. Although she works hard growing rice and raising pigs, she is earning very little from all her work. Ne has not had the money to invest in her farm, which would make it more profitable. Ne is asking for a loan to purchase fertilizer which will amend her soil and increase her rice yields. Also, she wants to purchase more piglets to raise. Thankfully, the loan from World Vision will come at a good time and Ne will be able to create a sustainable farm that thrives. This will increase her sales and income. With her new income, Ne will be able to better provide for her children and to send them to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Orfa
    They gave
    $25
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    Orfa is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy fabric.
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    Orfa and her husband, Norberto, have two children, who are young and still in school. For the past five years, Orfa, who is a tailor, has ran a fabric store, where she sells fabric and the clothes she makes. Orfa is doing this to help Norberto provide for their family . One of the diffictulties, Orfa faces is that she lives in a rural area and has to travel long distances to purchase her supplies. To overcome this challenge and increase her income, Orfa is asking for a loan to buy the materials in bulk so will have the materials she needs and to reduce her overhead costs. The loan from World Vision comes at the right time for Orfa. This loan will enable Orfa to buy in bulk, and at a lower prices, which will make Orfa's shop more competitive and thrive. Her business will be a source of income she and her family can depend on. For the people living in her rural town, they will save money, because she will pass the savings on to them and they will not have to travel to make their clothing purchases
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Simplicia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Simplicia is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $350 to buy more provisions for store.
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    For the last two years, Simplicia has operated her small business in the Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. She sells vinegar, soy sauce, rice, soft drinks, soap and shampoo to customers in her community. Simplicia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her current business. With the loan, she would like to buy canned goods, shampoo, bath soap, seasoning and biscuits. The increased income from the investment will help her to buy food for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Saturnina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Saturnina is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $700 to buy taco ingredients and soda.
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    For the last six years Saturnina has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells tacos to customers in her community. Saturnina has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy beef, coriander, onions, radishes, cucumbers, tortillas and soda. This investment will help her increase her income and expand her current business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Rosa Elba
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    $25
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    Rosa Elba is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $350 to buy more perfumes.
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    Rosa Elba is 54 years old and runs a small business selling perfumes. She lives in World Vision's Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. Rosa Elba has sold perfumes in this area for more than 5 years. Rosa Elba has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more perfumes. Doña Rosa is a hard-working woman. She is extroverted, talkative and very sociable. She started selling perfumes 15 years ago. She has family members living in the US and they are the ones that send her original perfumes so that she can sell them. She started her activity to get her own income, help to pay some bills and be able to buy whatever she wants since she does not like to take money from her husband’s earnings. She wants to thank VisionFund for helping her through the loans. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Maria
    They gave
    $25
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    Maria is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy perfumes, eyeshadows, nailpolish, lipsticks, foundation, mascara, etc.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Adanely
    They gave
    $25
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    Adanely is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy different types of fish and seafood.
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    Adanely is 28 years old and single. She lives with her parents in Marquelia; a place known for its beaches. About ten years ago, Adanely started her seafood business. At the time, she was going house to house to sell her fish. But her hard work paid off and Adanely was able to buy a shop to sell her fish. In the mornings, she buys fresh seafood and fish from local fishermen and then starts selling it immediately in her shop. Adanely explains, "I want to use the loan to buy more and different types of fish and seafood: red snapper, mojarra, shrimps, clams, oyster, octopus." Adanely is completely confident that the loan from World Vision will help her to grow her small business by offering her customers with more selections. She will use her income to help her parents with the household expenses. In the future, Adanely wants to expand and remodel her shop.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Zertihun
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Zertihun is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to expand her business.
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    Zertihun owns a general store. She will use a loan from World Vision to expand her business. Zertihun has a growing number of customers, and she is optimistic that she will be successful if she works hard. Her shop helps the community by providing residents with various items, and Zertihun wants to help her friends as her business continues to grow. Zertihun is the mother of 3 children. With her additional income, she will improve her lifestyle and provide her family with a healthy diet. In the future, Zertihun hopes to open a second shop.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Marisol
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    $25
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    Marisol is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy flour, sugar and butter.
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    Marisol is 27 years old and runs a small business baking and selling bread. She lives in World Vision’s Tekove region in Bolivia. Marisol has sold bread in this area for more than 5 years. Marisol has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy flour, sugar and butter. Marisol has 3 children, all of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Mistire
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    $25
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    Mistire is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer to maximize her harvest.
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    For the last 6 years Mistire has operated her small business in the Damota II region in Ethiopia. She grows crops to sell to customers in her community. Mistire also has a second business where she raises sheep and goats. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Mistire needs to support her family. Mistire has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer to maximize her harvest. With her additional income, she will purchase food for her animals, purchase food for the family and expand the current business. Mistire is 27 years old, and she is the mother of 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Mercedes
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    $25
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    Mercedes is from Bolivia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy merchandise.
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    For the last 2 years Mercedes has operated her small business in the Alfarero region in Bolivia. She sells hardware to customers in her community. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Mercedes has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy merchandise. With her additional income, she hopes to purchase school supplies, purchase food for her family and expand the current business. Mercedes is 30 years old, and she is the mother of 3 children, 1 of whom is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Anecita
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Anecita is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase additional feed for the pigs.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Tsehaynesh
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    $25
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    Tsehaynesh is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy supplies in bulk to enhance her overall business.
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    Tsehaynesh is 38-years-old and has run a small business selling tomatoes, onions, and potatoes for more than five years. She lives with her family in World Vision's Antsokiya Gemza region in Ethiopia. Moreover, Tsehaynesh also has a second business where she sells spice. This second business provides a supplemental income which Tsehaynesh needs to support her family. Tsehaynesh has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy spices and vegetables in bulk, which will reduce her overhead cost and maximize her overall income. This loan will help Tsehanesh develop a sustainable business that thrives.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Getachew
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    $25
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    Getachew is from Ethiopia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase additional cattle.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Chob
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    $25
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    Chob is from Cambodia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Ibsar
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    $25
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    Ibsar is from Philippines. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizers and have working capital.
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    For the last 6 years Ibsar has operated his small business in the Tabod It Arap region in Philippines. He grows coconut (known as copra farming in the Philippines) to sell to customers in his community. Ibsar also has a second business where he sells fresh fish. This second business provides a supplemental income which Ibsar needs to support his family. Ibsar has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizers for his cocount trees, and have additional capital to invest in his business. This will help him to earn more money to support his family. Ibsar is 38 years old and the father of 4 children, all 4 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Bahare
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    $25
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    Bahare is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase cattle.
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    For the last 6 years Bahare has operated her small business in the (Hidabu) Abote region in Ethiopia. She raises cattle to sell to customers in her community. Bahare also has a second business where she sells grains. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Bahare needs. Bahare has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase more cattle. This will help her increase her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Mihiret
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    $25
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    Mihiret is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy equipment for her job.
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    Mihiret is 46 years old and runs a small business selling food. She lives in World Vision's Abaya region in Ethiopia. Mihiret has sold food in this area for 1 year. Mihiret has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy equipment for her job. This can help her earn more income. Mihiret and her husband have 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Ya
    They gave
    $25
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    Ya is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $550 to buy fertilizer and rice seed.
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    Ya is 30 years old and runs a small business growing rice and seasonal vegetables. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Ya has been growing in this area for more than five years. Ya has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and rice seed. This will help Ya grow and sell more crops, which will increase her overall income. Ya and her husband have one child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for two additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Gudelia
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    $25
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    Gudelia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy groceries.
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    For more than 5 years Gudelia has operated her small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. She sells basic food supplies to customers in her community. Gudelia also has a second business where she raises sheep. This second business provides a supplemental income which Gudelia needs to support her family. Gudelia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more merchandise for the store. This will allow her to earn more to support her family. “At times it was really difficult for my husband to find a job and those were large periods so I wanted to start a business to help a bit,” she says as she explains how she came to open her business.With her earnings, Gudelia eventually bought some lambs to raise them and put them on sale as well.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Michael
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Michael is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $250 to increase his working capital.
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    Michael is 55 years old and runs a small business selling general goods. He lives in World Vision's Winam Urban region in Kenya. Michael has sold general goods in this area for more than 5 years. Michael has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan he would like to increase his working capital. He cares for 2 additional dependents in his home.
    46% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Dorine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Dorine is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase second hand clothes for resale.
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    Dorine and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 5 additional dependents in her home. Dorine is 54 years old and runs a small business selling second hand clothes. She lives in World Vision's Winam Urban region in Kenya. Dorine has sold second hand clothing in this area for more than 5 years. Dorine has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to increase her stock of clothing available for her customers to purchase. The added income this generates will help to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Zerfame
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Zerfame is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase an ox.
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    For the last 6 years Zerfame has operated her small business in the Durame region in Ethiopia. She grows crops to sell to customers in her community. Zerfame has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase an ox. This will help her maximize her overall income to support her family. Zerfame is 41 years old and the mother of 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Anatalia
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Anatalia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $300 to buy more lambs.
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    Anatalia is 56 years old and runs a small business raising sheep. She lives in World Vision's Najhe region in Mexico. Anatalia has raised sheep in this area for one year. Anatalia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more lambs. This will help Anatalia raise and sell more sheep, which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Maribel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maribel is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy ingredients for her tamales.
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    For the last three years, Maribel has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region of Mexico. She sells tamales and fish to customers in her community. Maribel is 25 years old and the mother of one child. Maribel has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy maize, salt, chili, banana and maize leaves, beef, lard, and fish so she can sell more tamales and fish to her customers. This additional income will allow her to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Mas
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mas is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer.
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    For the last 6 years, Mas has operated her small business in the Bati region in Cambodia. She grows rice to sell to customers in her community. Mas also has a second business where she raises cows. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Mas needs. Mas has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer to maximize her harvest and increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Margarita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margarita is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy clothing for sale.
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    Margarita is 39 years old and runs a small business selling clothes and accessories. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Margarita has sold clothes and accessories in this area for less than a year. Margarita has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy blouses, shirts, dresses, t-shirts, stockings and all types of hair accessories. Margarita and her husband have 1 child. Margarita used to sell clothing a few years ago, she stopped her activity because she did not have the resources to buy more products. Now, she is eager to start once again, that is why she decided to request the loan.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Delfina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Delfina is from Mexico. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more merchandise.
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    Delfina is 32 years old and runs a small business selling blender parts. She lives in World Vision's Najhe region in Mexico. Delfina has sold blender parts in this area for more than 5 years. Delfina also has a second business where she sells stockings. This second business provides a supplemental income which Delfina needs to support her family. Delfina has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more merchandise. Delfina and her husband have 6 children who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Ny
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ny is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Ny is 43 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Ny has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. Ny has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help Ny grow and sell more rice, which will increase her overall income. Ny cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Soeung
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Soeung is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    For the last six years, Soeung has operated her small business in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She grows rice and soybeans to sell to customers in her community. Soeung has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide to support her family. Soeung is 43 years old and the mother of three children, all of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Iris Patricia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Iris Patricia is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $550 to buy different types of shoes and porcelain figurines.
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    Iris Patricia is 30 years old and runs a small business selling venta de calzado . She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Iris Patricia has sold venta de calzado in this area for less than 1 year. Iris Patricia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy different types of shoes and porcelain figurines. Iris Patricia and her husband have 1 child. Iris has been selling different types products throughout the years and because of her effort she has got to offer her family better living conditions. Iris sells shoes, but she is eager to start selling other type of products as well and that is why she is asking for some financial assistance. Iris wants to sell porcelain figurines since she has notice housewives love this merchandise and she would get good profits. Iris dreams about her son attending a major and that is why she is willing to do her best and make her businesses move forward.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Kuon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kuon is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer.
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    For the last five years, Kuon has operated her small business in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She grows corn to sell to customers in her community. She also has two employees to help her run her farm. Kuon has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer to support her family. She cares for four dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Sear
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sear is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to pay for labor.
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    Sear is 52 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Kulen region in Cambodia. Sear has grown rice in this area for more than five years. Sear also has a second business growing beans. This second business provides a supplemental income that Sear needs to support her family. Sear and her husband have one child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for two additional dependents in her home. Sear has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to pay for labor. This will help Sear grow and sell more rice, which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Awel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Awel is from Ethiopia. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase a farm ox.
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    Awel is 38 years old and runs a small business growing grains. He lives in World Vision's Kemisse region in Ethiopia. Awel has grown grains in this area for more than 5 years. Awel has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like a farm ox. This will help Awel grow and sell more grains which will increase his overall income. Awel and his wife have 4 children, 2 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Rosmery
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosmery is from Bolivia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy groceries for her business.
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    Rosmery is 46 years old and runs a small business selling lunches. She lives in World Vision's Nuevo Amanecer region in Bolivia. Rosmery has sold lunch in this area for the last 5 years. Rosmery has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy groceries for her business. Rosmery has 2 children, both of whom are currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Mardie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mardie is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $100 to buy piglets.
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    For the last 2 years Mardie has operated her small business in the Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. She grows rice, yuca, and corn to sell to customers in her community. Mardie has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy piglets to raise and sell to support her family. Mardie is 30 years old and the mother of 3 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Miguel Angel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Miguel Angel is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $350 to buy spare motorcycle parts.
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    For the last 5 years Miguel Angel has operated his small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. He provides motorcycle repair services to customers in his community. He also has 1 employee to help him run his business. Miguel Angel has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy spare motorcycle parts so that he can continue to repair motorcycles.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Alvaro
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alvaro is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $150 to buy fertilizer and maize seeds.
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    For more than 5 years Alvaro has operated his small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. He grows maize to sell to customers in his community. Alvaro has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer and maize seeds. This will maximize his harvest and increase his income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Stephen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Stephen is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $200 to purchase mobile phone accessories.
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    Stephen is 27 years old and runs a small business providing phone repair services. He lives in World Vision's Yatta region in Kenya. Stephen has provided phone repair services in this area for the last 5 years. Stephen has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase mobile phone accessories. This will help Stephen improve his services and increase his overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Diana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Diana is from Ghana. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase ingredients.
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    Diana is 38 years old and runs a small business making and selling food. She lives in World Vision's Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar region in Ghana. Diana has sold food in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her business. Diana has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase ingredients. This will help Diana make and sell more food which will increase her overall income. Diana has a child who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Chey
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chey is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase fertilizer.
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    For more than 5 years Chey has operated her small business in the Phnom Sruoch region in Cambodia. She grows rice to sell to customers in her community. Chey has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer. This will help her to grow and sell more rice which will increase her overall profits. Chey will use this income to support her family. She cares for 4 additional dependents in her home.
    39% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Muturi
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Muturi is from Kenya. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $350 to do repairs and maintenance on taxi.
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    For the last 4 years Muturi and his wife have operated his small business in the Olenton region in Kenya. He provides taxi services to customers in his community. Muturi has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to do repairs and maintenance on his taxi in order to continue to support his family. Muturi is 26 years old and the father of 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Prolentina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Prolentina is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase more clothes for resale.
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    Prolentina is 42 years old and runs a small business selling clothes. She lives in World Vision's Soweto Tulia region in Kenya. Prolentina has sold clothes in this area for the last 4 years. Prolentina has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more clothes to sell. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    25% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Dionesia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Dionesia is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $100 to buy flour, sugar, eggs, butter, and feed for the pigs.
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    Dionesia is 39 years old and runs a small business raising hogs. She lives in World Vision's Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. Dionesia has raised hogs in this area for the last year. Dionesia also has a second business where she makes assorted breads. This second business provides a supplemental income which Dionesia needs to support her family. Dionesia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy flour, sugar, eggs, butter, and feed for the pigs. This will help Dionesia increase her overall income and support her family. Dionesia and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    41% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Iddrissu
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Iddrissu is from Ghana. He needs a loan of $400 to purchase sheep.
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    For more than 5 years Iddrissu has operated his small business in the Gushiegu Karaga region in Ghana. He sells sheep to customers in his community. Iddrissu has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase more sheep, which will increase his sales and overall income. He cares for 3 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Gyamea
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gyamea is from Ghana. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase flour and sugar in bulk.
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    Gyamea is 39 years old and runs a small business selling doughnuts. She lives in World Vision's Kintampo South region in Ghana. Gyamea has sold her doughnuts in this area for the last 2 years. Gyamea has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase flour and sugar in bulk. This will allow her to make and sell more doughnuts and increase her overall income. Gyamea 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: $200
  • Gordon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gordon is from Kenya. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $550 to buy accessories for electronics.
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    Gordon is 33 years old and runs a small business selling electronics. He lives in World Vision's Katito region in Kenya. Gordon has sold electronics in this area for more than 5 years. He also has 1 employee who helps him run his shop. Gordon has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy more electronics accessories, like cables, sockets, and switches to resell to his clients. Gordon and his wife have 3 children, of whom 3 are currently studying in school. He also cares for 1 additional dependent in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Ruth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruth is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase hardwood for making furniture.
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    Ruth is 40 years old and runs a small business making furniture. She lives in World Vision's Golden Valley region in Philippines. Ruth has made furniture in this area for more than five years. Ruth has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy hardwood. This will help Ruth make and sell more furniture, which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Philomena
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Philomena is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Philomena is 48 years old and runs a small business growing crops. She lives in World Vision's Yatta region in Kenya. Philomena has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Philomena has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer for the farm. This will help Philomena grow and sell more crops which will increase her overall income. She cares for 5 dependents in her home.
    13% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Metchie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Metchie is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy milk, sugar, coffee, bread, oil, biscuits, and canned goods.
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    For the last 2 years Metchie has operated her small business in the Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. She sells basic foods and other goods to customers in her community. Metchie has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy milk, sugar, coffee, bread, oil, biscuits, and canned goods to sell to support her family. Metchie is 35 years old and the mother of 1 child.
    27% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Fredrick
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Fredrick is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $100 to expand his business.
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    For more than 5 years Fredrick has operated his small business in the Winam Urban region in Kenya. He sells general goods to customers in his community. Fredrick has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to expand his business to better support his family. He cares for 2 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Joseph
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Joseph is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $550 to buy fertilizer and seeds.
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    For more than 5 years Joseph has operated his small business in the Ndadbibi region in Kenya. He grows vegetables to sell to customers in his community. Joseph has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer and seeds. This will help Joseph grow and sell more crops which will increase his overall income. He cares for 2 additional dependents in his home.
    88% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Nheam
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nheam is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase pesticide and fertilizer for cash crops.
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    For more than 5 years Nheam has operated her small business in the Samrong Tong region in Cambodia. She grows rice, works in construction, and works for others for a fee in her community. Nheam has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase pesticide and fertilizer for her cash crops. This will help her earn more to support her family. Nheam is 32 years old and the mother of 5 children, of whom 3 are currently studying in school. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    63% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Seng
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Seng is from Cambodia. He needs a loan of $500 to buy piglets and pig feed.
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    Seng is 62 years old and runs a small business growing rice. He lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Seng has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. Seng has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy piglets and pig feed. This will allow Seng to raise and sell pigs which will increase his income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Sorphorn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sorphorn is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Sorphorn is 37 years old and runs a small business growing corn and beans. She lives in World Vision's Rattanak Mondul region in Cambodia. Sorphorn has operated her small farm in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 3 employees who help her run her farm. Sorphorn also has a second business where she provides labor services. This second business provides a supplemental income which Sorphorn needs to support her family. Sorphorn and her husband have 2 children. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home. Sorphorn has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer for her crops. This will help Sorphorn maximize her harvest which will increase her overall income.
    3% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Jastus
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jastus is from Kenya. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $450 to purchase auto parts and tools.
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    For more than 5 years Jastus has operated his small business in the Osiligi region in Kenya. He repairs motorcycles for customers in his community. Jastus has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase auto parts and tools. Jastus is 31 years old and the father of 1 child.
    53% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450

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