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Lending History

  • Julia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Julia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $925 to purchase gold and silver jewelry and ceramic figurines to sell.
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    Mrs. Julia Sanchez Valdivia lives in the community of Tetela, which is in the township of Acatlan de Perez Figueroa in the state of Oaxaca. She’s married, and has three children who are also married. Four years ago Julia started selling bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and rings made of silver and gold. Over time, her business grew and she began selling ceramic figurines. She sells these items door-to-door and says that thanks to God, she has been very successful. Julia has requested a loan from World Vision in order to invest more into her business. She intends to purchase more silver and gold jewelry in addition to ceramic figurines. One day she hopes to have her own establishment. She says that money does not grow on trees, and you have to work very hard to obtain it. Julia is very grateful to World Vision for the opportunity that she has been given through the loan that will make her business prosper.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $925
  • Mariana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mariana is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $1,300 to purchase fruit and vegetables .
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    Mariana has a business selling fruit and vegetables in several local towns. With a loan from World Vision, Mariana plans to buy larger quantities and a larger variety of fruit and vegetables. The additional income she will earn by expanding her business will make better life for her family and benefit local communities. Mariana is thirty one years old, married, and has four children. She began her business ten years ago, to help her husband support their family. She purchases the foods at a wholesale market very early every morning, then sells them in several local communities. This loan will allow her to increase her income so she can purchase more containers for the food and a scale to weigh them. In the future, Mariana hopes to save money and continue to invest in her business so she can have her own store close to the local communities.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,300
  • Isabel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Isabel is from Mexico. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $100 purchase materials to make cheese.
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    Isabel Ortiz Cortez lives in the community of Cerro Grande, which belongs to Ometepec borough, Guerrero. She is 35 years old and is married with Mr. Pablo who is a mechanic. They have 6 children whose names are Fernando, Dalia, Laura, Roxana, Luisa and Emanuel. All of them are in school studying. The oldest one is in the 2nd grade of their Teacher’s degree. The others are in: 3rd grade of High School, 1st grade of Junior High School and the last three are in 3rd grade of Elementary. Isabel works producing and selling cheeses. She decided to undertake this activity to support her children and to give them a better future and good education. With a loan from World Vision she will invest in purchasing more raw materials such as: milk, rennet and salt, because they are the things that she needs the most. She does not earn enough money to continue investing in her business and to support her children with their studies. This loan will benefit her family, because she will be able to have a better quality of life. She will continue supporting her children and to invest in her business. Isabel's goal in the future is to invest more in her business and to increase it. She wants to buy a cheese mill to make her production faster. She is looking foward to improving her sales and increasing her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Eneyda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Eneyda is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $850 to expand inventory.
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    Eneyda Pastrana Avila lives in Tierra Blanca community, in the state of Guerrero. She works selling Mexican snacks like sopes (fried tortilla topped with refried beans, onion and hot sauce), fried tacos, tostadas, enchiladas, quesadillas and other items. She is asking for funding from World Vision to purchase additional items such as different types of chilies, tomatoes, meat and spices so that she add more items to her menu. Eneyda is single and has no children, but she does support and care for her elderly parents. All of her income goes towards providing for their needs. While her business is fairly successful, she is wanting to increase her business so that she can provide a better quality of life for her parents. It has always been Eneyda's dream to have her own restaurant. If she is able to increase her business, she would be able to save enough so that she could rent a space, or maybe even have a place built, for her restaurant. She is a hard worker and wants to make her parents proud of her.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Rosa Maria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosa Maria is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase inventory.
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    Mrs. Rosa Maria is 53 years old. She was able to finish middle school but had to stop schooling to help support her family. She's a single mother and lives alone because her children are already married. She lives in the municipality of Acatlán de Perez Figueroa, 20 minutes away from Don Pablo Machado sugar refinery, in the state of Oaxaca. Mrs. Rosa says that she has worked all her life to support her children. 20 years ago she had the opportunity to open her own little gift shop in the center of her community, right next to the park. The name of her store is "Novedades Rivera" ("Rivera Novelties"). She has worked since day one to make her store bigger. Mrs. Rosa takes advantage of the holidays to sell products that are catered to the holiday. For example, for the Three Wise Men Day (a holiday when kids receive presents)she purchases toys; for Mother's Day she invests in dishes, perfumes and imitation jewelry; for Christmas she buys Christmas lights and artificial Christmas trees. She believes this flexibility has been the key for her success. Mrs.Rosa needs a loan from World Vision to invest it in the purchase of perfumes, jewelry, toys, picture frames, handbags, cosmetics and gift bags that she can sell at the store, providing more income for her family and business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Sofia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sofia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $575 to buy corn, firewood and spare pieces to repair her mill.
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    Sofia Miranda is 69 years old, and she has sold tortillas to make a living since she was a little girl. Her mother taught her to make tortillas, so she started her business at a young age by selling to the neighbors. As her customer base grew, she was able to afford a mill for corn, and her profits continued to grow because she no longer had to pay to use the mill in town. She uses the profits from her tortilla sales to help her husband pay for their expenses. However, she still does not earn enough to purchase the supplies she needs to continue investing in her business. With a loan from World Vision, Sofia will purchase corn, firewood and spare pieces she needs to repair her mill. She also hopes to financially support her children as they pursue higher education. Sofia stayed in school until junior high. She is married to Juan Rodriguez, who works in the fields around their community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Bonifacia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bonifacia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $800 to purchase more catalogs .
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    Bonifacia is from San Antonio Enchisi and has a mail order business selling items from a catalog. She has been doing this for the last 9 years and while her business is good, she feels that it could be better. A good way of increasing her business is to have more catalogs to give to customers. She is requesting funding from World Vision so that she can purchase additional catalogs and increase her business. All of her income goes towards providing for her family. Her husband works very hard as a chauffeur but is not able to make much money. With the extra income her family would have a better life and would have plenty of food and they would also be able to keep the children in school. She has 2 daughters that are in school and it is important to her that they finish their schooling.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $800
  • Gloria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gloria is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $525 to urchase clothing and other items to sell.
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    Gloria is 58 years old and is married to Angel. She studied until 2nd grade of Junior High School. They have 3 children who are married. She and her family live in Defenza colony of Vicente community. It is characterized for being a sugarcane area. Gloria started working when her husband was retired. She decided to create her own business selling clothes. Her husband gets little money, but it is not enough to pay their needs. Her husband supported her to run the business. She sells her products at her home. She shows the clothes and other things to her friends and neighbors of the community. Sometimes she invites them to her house to show them the clothes that she sells. She sells casual clothes for women and men. She works hard to support her family and to run her business. With a loan from World Vision Gloria hopes to have a larger stock of quilts, tablecloths, curtains, and underclothes for women and men, dresses, blouses, skirts, trousers, shorts and shirts to sell. She hopes that her business prospers with the new stock on hand. With the profits she will be able to provide for the families basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Georgeta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Georgeta is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $325 to purchase feed and more piglets.
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    Georgeta Abogadie and her family live in Brgy. Tabok, Hindang, Leyte. where she has been raising hogs for quite some time to help support the family. She is needing to increase her income and is asking for funding from World Vision. The funds will be used to purchase a good supply of feed to keep the hogs healthy and more piglets to increase her sales. Georgeta is the mother of two young children: Jose Jonil-12 and Faye Marie who is 9. All of her income goes towards providing for the family's needs and for the children's education. It is important to her that they get a good education so that they can make a good life for themselves. The additional income would also help to improve their living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Yadira
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yadira is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy hot peppers, tortillas, rice, chickens and onion.
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    Yadira opened her roasted chicken business over a year ago. She named it “Juquilita”. She knows that the economic situation of her country is getting worse and she wants to have a stable source of income to provide herself and her husband a better quality of life. She gets up early every day to clean her chickens, then he puts them on the roasting oven and leaves them there until they are well roasted. She then she waits for her customers to come and buy her delicious roasted chickens. Yadira needs this loan to buy more hot peppers, tortillas, rice, chickens and onion. She hopes that with this investment her business will generate enough incomes to continue to support her family and hopefully someday expand it. Yadira is 57 years old. She’s married to Angel who works as a merchant. They have three adult children who are already married. They live in a sugarcane area, just a few minutes away from one of the most important precincts on the state of Oaxaca.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Leonides
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Leonides is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $625 to buy pants and jackets for men and women and babies clothes .
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    Leo, as everybody calls her, is 35 years old. She is married and has five children. 3 of them are currently attending school. Growing poinsettias was the main activity in the community where she grew up. Leo has been selling clothes for over 15 years. She started selling clothes door to door but now has a stand at the local community market. She buys the clothes in Mexico City and in Moroleon, Guanajuato and resells them locally. Her largest concern is that when she gives customers a quote so that they can pay her later, they sometimes never pay her back. She loses income from such untrustworthy customers. With a loan from World Vision, Leo will expand her stock by purchasing pants and jackets for men and women. She will also purchase baby clothing. She wants to expand her business to meet the upcoming winter demand by buying scarfs, hats, gloves, jackets, etc. Her goal is to have a stable source of income with which to help her husband with their expenses and to support their children. She is going to use part of her profits to invest into her business and another part to cover her children’s education expenses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Maria Magdalena
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Magdalena is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $550 to buy three sheep and feed.
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    Maria Magdalena is 29 years old with three little children from San Pedro el Alto, Mexico. Magdalena raises sheep, but she currently lacks the capital needed to expand her business. WIth a loan through World Vision, Maria Magdalena will be able to purchase three more sheep and corn to feed them. She will then be able to raise the sheep and sell them for more money, thus creating a profit. Additional income created will allow her to reinvest in her business, better provide for her family, and increase their quality of life. She will also be able to buy shoes and clothes for her children. In the future, Maria Magdalena would like to also raise chicken or turkey, as they grow faster and will be able to sell quickly.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Julia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Julia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy livestock and supplies to make crafts.
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    Julia, 60, sells livestock and crafts in Fresno Nichi, Mexico. She buys sheep, donkeys, chickens, and other animals when they are young and raises them until she can get a good price for them. She also embroiders napkins, which she sells in Mexico City. She recently sold all her livestock, and a loan from World Vision will help her buy more animals. She also will be able to purchase more material, thread, and needles so she can continue her crafts business. Julia is 60 years old, and her age has made it difficult for her to get a job, so she wants to invest in her livestock business. Her husband, Juan, is a mason, and also has had difficulty finding work because of his age. Julia will use her increased income to buy basic goods and food for herself and Juan.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Maria Luisa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Luisa is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase floral arrangement supplies.
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    Louisa is a 40 year old mother of three school age children. She lives in Curungueo Michoacan, Mexico with her husband Eligio who is a beekeeper. Louisa makes floral wreaths and arrangements for funerals and holidays. She started doing this four years ago after the death of her fourth child. Neighbors commented on how beautiful the arrangement was and many started to ask her to make one for the funerals in their own families. As word spread her orders increased. She now has big orders every week. She sells her wreaths outside the cemetery near her home. Louisa is pleased with her business and wants to expand it. With a loan from World Vision Louisa will purchase more materials to make wreaths and arrangements such as flowers, ribbon, wire, wood and metallic paper. Her goal one day is to build a modest structure from which to sell her wreaths and other floral arrangements plus honey from her husband's bee keeping business. With the profits from her loan Louisa will save her earnings for emergencies and for her children's school expenses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Maria Blanca
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Blanca is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more groceries to sell.
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    Maria Blanca is a married mother of three grown daughters. She lives with her husband in the community of Paraiso La Reforma. Approximately five years ago, Blanca started her own grocery store to help her family. As she explains,"I had my husband's support and now I can support him. I am thankful to God. I have witnessed my business getting better, little by little. Now, I have many customers." She desires to increase her sales by purchasing more merchandise to sell. However, she lacks the necessary moneyto make those investments. A loan from World Vision will dramatically improve Maria Blanca's business. This will enable her to replenish her shelves and buy greater quantities, which will increase her sales and profits. This will allow her to better provide for her family. In addition, she will be able to invest in her store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Aurelia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Aurelia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy sodas, canned food, cookies, etc. .
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    Aurelia is 65 years old and is married to Fidencio who cannot work because of a disease. Their children are grown so Aurelia only has to support the two of them. Aurelia has been selling groceries right at her house. She purchases all of the merchandise each month. She has been in this line of work for almost 15 years and, despite the adversities she has faced, she continues making the best of her. The most recent difficulty in Aurelia's life is her husband's illness. It has been a struggle to meet their needs because of the unexpected lack of his income. With the loan, Aurelia plans to increase her stock and to work as twice as hard because she and Fidencio really need the money. For the time being, she has only one thought she focuses on - she wants to save some money for medication and appointments until Fidencio gets better. Aurelia expects this loan to improve her personal life, especially with the matters related to her husband's health.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Alejandra Lizeth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alejandra Lizeth is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy meat in bulk.
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    Alejandra, her husband Nelson and their 2 children, Pablo and Merari live in Ometepec (which means "place between two hills"), a small community in the state of Oaxaca. Alejandra sells meat for a living, a business she started two years ago because she knew vendors in the same area that were getting good profits. Alejandra explains that thanks to the results in her business and also thanks to her husband's support, the family has never had significant trouble because of the lack of money. Although the earnings are not substantial, she is always able to buy basic supplies for her family. She wants to use a World Vision loan to buy beef, chicken meat and "chorizo" in bulk. "Chorizo" is a typical type of grind meat which is prepared with chili sauce and then stuffed in a natural casing. The result is a dish that resembles a sausage. With financial support she can improve her business and raise sales. In the future she would like to have her own butcher's shop to raise her sales even more. Alejandra wants to invest a great deal of the profits on her children studies because she knows it is a good way to ensure a better future for them.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Chhory
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chhory is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
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    Chhory is a mother who lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Chhory works very hard at growing rice and raising pigs to sell for profit, to help provide for her family. At this time Chhory lacks the funds needed to purchase feritlizer and pesticides for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Chhory will be able to purchase fertilizer and pesticides for her business. Because of the loan, she'll be able to grow healthy crops of rice, grow her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Chhory 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: $200
  • Daniela
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Daniela is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more shoes and other merchandise to sell.
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    Daniela is 22 years old and a university graduate. Daniela lives in a community which is surrounded by sugar cane plantations mainly. The inhabitants carry out activities related to the sow, growing, and harvesting of sugar cane thanks to the sugar mills that are located right in the same area. Daniela started selling shoes two years ago because she wanted to run her own business and because she realized it was a profitable activity. She is single and lives with her parents so wanted to use the income to help her parents cover some of the home expense. She visits friends, family and neighbors to show them her catalogs and to take down the orders. Once she gets more than five orders she buys the merchandise and she delivers the shoes. Recently, she started selling purses as well. Daniela wants to use a World Vision loan to pre-purchase more merchandise, increase her sales and continue helping her parents. She will expand the business by understanding the needs and desires of her customers and eventually she would like to get a location to start her own shoe store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Seoun
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Seoun is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy fertilizer and rice seed.
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    Seoun and her children live in Cambodia. To provide for her family, Seoun grows rice, corn, and raises pigs. But with all her work, Seoun is struggling to provide the most basic needs for her children. Seoun would like to expand her business, but she has not had the extra money or resources to do so. This loan from World Vision will be a great help for Seoun because she can buy more seeds and fertilizer. This will increase her sales and income. With the additional income, Seoun will be able to provide enough food for her family, send her children to school, and improve their living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600

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