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Lending History

  • Gemma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gemma is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy piglets.
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    She has two young children, who are still in primary years of school and she is hoping to save more in the coming years for their higher education. Gemma is relying on raising hogs to be a help her husband with the household expenses and finances. She is planning on expanding her business so that she can be better equipped with the future needs. She plans to use the money to buy piglets to raise once she has sold the big ones. The additional income will buy food for the family, her children's schooling and possible new business opportunities.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Carmelita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carmelita is from Philippines. She has 9 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy rice seeds and fertilizers.
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    Carmelita manages her own rice farm. Receiving a loan will help her buy quality rice seeds and fertilizers. Her goal is to have an abundant harvest in her farm. She works hard to earn enough income for her family. Carmelita has nine children. She is struggling to provide the basic needs in their home and to send them to school. Thinking toward the future, most of her income goes towards the education of her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Liza
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Liza is from Philippines. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $425 for fertilizer.
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    Liza is 57 years old and lives in Espanola, Palawan. She is a rice farmer since 1991. She has 7 children. Most of them are already on their own. Her youngest is 20 years old. Her loan will be helpful so that she can buy fertilizers for her farm. She is hoping that her business will have improvement on yield during the harvest season. Any income will be for family daily consumption.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Vergily
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vergily is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $1,175 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Vergily Ayungon is a 49 year old woman from Ayungon, Philippines. She is used to working in the fields and raising hogs, as it is her main source of income. Due to limited capital, there are times when she has to compromise the quality of her feed, decreasing the production of the hogs. Vergily finds hope in the opportunity that comes with a loan from World Vision. This loan will be used to buy feed and fertilizer for her farm. She is hoping that through this loan, she will have increased profits in her business. Her income will be for family's daily consumption, savings for the future, and reinvestment in the same business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,175
  • Leonora
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Leonora is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase materials.
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    Leonora Taneo lives in Bato, Philippines, where she farms seaweed. This area of the Philippines is rich in fishing activity and seaweed farming. She supports her husband'd kapinan (abalone) business as well. Abalone is exported abroad for decoration and other uses. Despite her work in these two businesses, Leonora's income is not enough to support her family. A loan from World Vision will allow Leonora to invest in her business. She needs funds for necessities such as gasoline, straw and transportation to market. With the increased income from her seaweed farming business, Leonora will provide a better life for her thirteen year old son, Jhundy.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Elane
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Elane is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy cosmetic products to resell.
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    Elane Villarta is from the town of Carmen in Cebu, Philippines. Since 2009, she has been engaged in selling cosmetics from Avon, Natasha and Sara Lee. This is her way to earn an income to help raise her four children. Her loan from World Vision will be used to purchase products from Marikina Shoe Exchange. It is her dream to see improvements in her living condition through this additional business line. Her income will be used to pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Lucia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucia is from Philippines. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase supplies .
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    Lucia lives in Brgy. Campina, Hilongos, Leyte and enjoys cooking food. She owns and operates her own food vending business. This business provides the income to support her family. Due to the increased prices of goods, she has experienced some difficulty in making her business grow. Lucia is asking for funding from World Vision so that she can purchase the supplies needed to sustain her business. With adequate product to sell, she should be able to increase her sales. All of her income goes towards providing for the needs of her seven children. The extra income would help to improve their living conditions and allow her to save for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Noresa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Noresa is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $500 to hire labor.
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    Noresa is 21 year old and a mother to two children, ages 2 and 10 months. She lives in Espanola, Palawan. Noresa wants a business that she can operate while caring for her children. She works in the family coconut farm and helps during copra (coconut oil) production. She requested a loan so she can hire help in preparing the copra. It is a lot of hard work and she needs men to help finish. A loan will help pay for the expenses. Any profit generated will be saved for her children's future, reinvested in the same business and for food to feed the family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Mercy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mercy is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $275 to buy fertilizer.
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    Mercy has been growing rice to support her family since 2008. She is 34 years old and has one child, Sharon, who is 15 years old. Her farm is doing well but she is always nervous while waiting 3-4 months for the harvest. Mercy is requesting a loan so that she can finance some of the needs of her farm. She will buy fertilizer and install a proper irrigation system for the farm. Her income provides for her family's daily needs and pays for Sharon's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • Venantie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Venantie is from Rwanda. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase inventory.
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    Venantie plans to use her loan from World Vision to purchase more inventory such as sugar, soap, and lotions. Increasing her stores inventory will increase her productivity, thereby increasing her profits. Venantie will use those profits to pay the school fees so her six children will be able to receive an education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Emelyn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Emelyn is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase commercial hog feed.
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    Emelyn Quibrantar finds hog raising to be a profitable business. She is from Mabinay, Negros Oriental. For the past several months, she's been able to generate a profit after selling her hogs. But it is difficult; she needs to keep enough commercial feed to make her business more profitable. A World Vision micro loan would help her with feed maintenance. Any income from this business will be used to pay for the education of her children: Steven-14, April Rose-12 and Mary Cris-2.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Rosalinda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosalinda is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase supplies and fertilizer.
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    Rosalinda Berja is mother to three children; Roselie, age 11, Ma Lisa, age 10 and Robert Lee, age 8. She and her family live in Bais, Negros Oriental. Since this place is one of the progressive towns in Negros, she has several businesses; farming, selling clothes and food vending which she currently operates. With a loan from World Vision, Rosalinda can purchase additional ingredients for her food vending business, fertilizer for her farm and clothes to sell. Rosalinda is determined to do well in business so she can provide a better future for her children. She hopes to provide for her children's educational expenses and her family's daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Rosalina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosalina is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase a cow and supplies for making copra.
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    Rosalina Arroz is a mother of one child, she lives with her family in Brookes Point, Palawan. Rosalina works hard at making copra, (treated coconut shell husk that is fed to cattle.) and raising farm animals for profit, to help provide for her family. Right now Rosalina lacks the funds needed to sustain her farm and supplies for making copra. With a loan from World Vision, Rosalina will be able to purchase a cow for her farm and supplies to continue making copra. Because of the loan, she'll be able to grow her business and increase her income. With the additional income, Rosalina will be able to provide for all of her family's daily needs, create a savings and reinvest in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Roselyn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Roselyn is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase food stock for store.
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    Roselyn Tenio is a 31 year old mother of one child, a ten year old daughter. Roselyn lives with her family in Matalom, Leyte, where she owns and operates a sari-sari store, (convenience store) to help earn a living for her family. Roselyn at this time lacks the funds needed to sustain her store and continue her business. With a loan from World Vision, Roselyn will be able to purchase all the food stock she needs to maintain her store and continue with her business. She will also be able to grow her business, attracting new customers and increasing her income. With the additional income, Roselyn will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her daughters education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Toch
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Toch is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
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    Toch is a mother who lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Toch works very hard at growing rice and seasonal vegetables, to sell for profit to help provide for her family. Toch at this time lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer and pesticides for her farmlands. With a loan from World Vision, Toch will be able to purchase fertilizer and pesticides for her farming business. Because of the loan, she'll be able to grow healthy crops of rice and vegetables to sell, expand her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Toch will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay to send her children to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Rosana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosana is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $375 to buy seaweed/guzo seedling, sticks, nets.
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    Rosana, 35, is a married mother of three from Bato, Leyte, Philippines, who farms seaweed. Rosana is a hardworking wife and mother. Aside from taking care of her family, she spends some of her time helping her husband in the seaweed business they started in 2000. She dreams of making her business sustainable; however, she lacks the funds to do so. A loan from World Vision will help her buy seaweed seedlings, sticks, nets and other materials she needs for her farm. She is positive that the loan will allow her improve the business. Rosana dreams of making her business grow and become sustainable, even if it takes a long time. She wants to improve her earnings so she can continue to send her children to school. She will use any additional income to pay for her family’s daily needs, to reinvest in her business, and to build savings.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Flora
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Flora is from Philippines. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $250 to acquire additional merchandise to sell.
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    Flora owns a variety store where she sells groceries to the local community in Cebu, Philippines. When she is not running her store, Flora is busy raising her seven children, many of whom are still in school. Despite living a challenging life, Flora never loses hope and instead focuses on earning a living to support to her husband and children. With a loan from World Vision, Flora will be able to purchase additional merchandise for her store. She believes a greater range of products will attract more customers and increase her income. Flora hopes this expansion will make her store more profitable and allow her to reinvest money back into her business, as well as pay for her children’s educational expenses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Rosita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosita is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy raw materials for her vinegar-making business.
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    Rosita lives in Negros, Philippines. She is 61 years old and has three grown up children. She has been working hard in the vinegar making business for several years now and uses the income to support her family. A loan from World Vision will enable her to buy more raw supplies to make vinegar and increase her sales and income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Fatimah
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Fatimah is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy merchandise in bulk to sell at affordable prices that will help meet her customer's needs .
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    With her four children grown, along with farming, Fatimah opened a sari-sari (convenience) store to help her support her community as well as to create a source of income for herself. She enjoys running her store and as she explains, "I know that to compete well, I need to renovate the store and provide a variety of items." However, due to financial constraints, she has not been able to make the improvements or make additional purchases. With a loan from World Vision, Fatimah will be able to renovate her store, buy at bulk prices, allowing her to restock her shelves with grocery items that sell the most. The additional income the store generates will enable her to provide for family's needs, create a sustainable source of income, and start a savings account, something she has not been able to do.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350

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