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Marlene

Lending History

  • Florentine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Florentine is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $225 to purchase pineapple for resale.
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    Florentine enjoys running her pineapple business where she sells the fruit in her community at reasonable prices. She will use her loan from World Vision to expand her business which will create jobs within her community. Florentine's business goal is to become profitable. In turn, she will become more financially stable which will improve the quality of life for herself and her five children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $225
  • Esther
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Esther is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more items like pans, lotions, and powders.
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    Esther owns and operates her own store where she sells a variety of goods. Esther plans to use her loan to purchase more items to fill her shelves, such as pans, lotions, and powders. She hopes that increased inventory will increase her sales, too. Her main business challenge is that she does not have enough money or does not currently earn enough income to keep her shelves stocked with plenty of inventory. Esther is confident that the loan will help her improve her and her family’s life. Her main business goal is to become financially stable and to continually earn a profit. Any additional income will be saved so that she can use it for future endeavors or future needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Chantal
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chantal is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,025 to purchase a large quantity of local drinks.
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    Chantal has applied for a loan to purchase a large quantity of local drinks. By buying in larger quantity, she will receive a bulk discount and thereby increase her profits. She has dreamed for some time of expanding her drink shop, but doesn’t have enough capital on her own to invest in business. She plans to use her profits to make a better life for her family. She hopes to reach a financially stable place where her community will be able to buy her local drinks at reasonable price. Any additional profits she will make, she will use to pay school fees for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Virginie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Virginie is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase more soft drinks and food to sell.
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    Virginie Mukantwari and her two children live in Tare, Rwanda. Virginie runs a variety store where she sells food and soft drinks. A World Vision loan will be used to purchase more soft drinks and food to sell to customers. The loan will help improve the business and Virginie will use the profits to improve her family’s lives. Her goal is to keep her shelves stocked, so that she can sell food and soft drinks in her community at reasonable prices. As Virginie’s business grows, she sees herself becoming more financially stable, able to provide for her family, improve her quality of life, save for the future and expand and grow her business even more.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Desideliya
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Desideliya is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase more soft drinks.
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    Desideliya Niyindagiye lives in Mbazi, Rwanda with her family, including 2 children. She runs a business that sells soft drinks. Her main challenge is that she doesn't have enough financial capital to properly run her business. With a loan from World Vision, Desideliya will be able to purchase more drinks that she will be able to sell. A loan will enable Desideliya to improve her lifestyle for her children and her family. The additional income she earns from the sale of her drinks will allow her to earn better profits. She hopes this additional income will allow her to offer jobs to her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Vestine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vestine is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase a sewing machine.
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    Vestine is a resident of Nemba, Rwanda who sews for a living to support her family. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to buy her own sewing machine to help her run her business more effectively and bring in more profits. With the new sewing machine Vestine will be able to expand her business through the opportunity to build a greater client base and complete orders in a more timely manner. This will increase her profits significantly and allow her to better support her family. Vestine plans to use her additional profits to improve her family's living conditions and daily consumption, as well as pay for her two children's school fees. She also hopes to get medical insurance for her entire family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Annonciatha
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Annonciatha is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase additional meat for resale.
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    Annonciatha is a resident of Kigoma, Rwanda. In order to make a living for her family, she sells meat in her community. Her biggest challenge right now is obtaining enough capital to properly run her business. With a loan from World Vision Annonciatha will be able to purchase additional meat to resell to her clients. In addition to selling to her current clientele, she can also increase her customer base by advertising her increased product availability. The increased sales from the additional meat purchased will give Annonciatha the profits she needs to further expand her business. With enough growth, she hopes to be able to offer jobs to others in her community. With the additional profits she will make from her increased sales, Annonciatha plans to improve her living conditions and increase her daily consumption. She also hopes to make enough to get medical insurance for her entire family, including coverage for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Agustina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agustina is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy chickens.
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    Agustina is a 37 year old single mother with two children. Her son Paola del Carmen is 11 and goes to elementary school and her son Francisco Gabriel is 2 years old. They live in Tembladeras, El Castillo, which is an area with many sugarcane plantations a few minutes away from the precinct La Margarita in the state of Oaxaca. Agustina has a business selling chickens. 3 years ago, she realized that selling chickens would be a good business through which she could make enough money to provide a better quality of life for her children. She wakes up really early each morning to clean and butcher the chickens. Then she sets up a table outside her house and starts selling. The chickens she sells are the best on the market and she has many regular customers. Agustina is requesting a loan to buy feathered chickens and plastic bags to wrap them in. She hopes that this investment in her inventory will help her business to succeed. Her goal is to increase her income enough to provide her children with a proper quality of education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Maria Dolores
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Dolores is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy food for her animals.
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    Maria raises sheep, pigs, and turkeys to help provide for her family. She needs a loan from World Vision so that she can buy food and corn for her animals. Buying food for her sheep is a major challenge for Maria. She owns land to grow crops, but poor weather prevented her from growing much corn. Therefore, she lost money and cannot afford much food for her livestock. Although she has been raising animals for 45 years, this is the first year that Maria is unable to feed her animals well. Without a loan, she would have to spend the money for the family's meals on food for the sheep. Maria and her husband, who works as a builder, have one daughter living at home. Maria plans to use her additional income to fix her house, which needs new walls and a new roof. During the winter, the family freezes and becomes sick very easily. She would also like to fix her pigpens so that the pigs are protected from sickness as well.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Arn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Arn is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Arn is a mother who lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Arn works very hard at farming rice to sell for profit, to help provide for her family. Arn at this time lacks the funds needed to purchase pesticides and fertilizer for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Arn will be able to purchase pesticides and fertilizer for her farming business. Because of the loan, Arn will be able to grow healthy crops of rice, grow her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Arn will be able to provide better living conditions for her family, provide for their daily needs, buy healthcare and decent clothing for her family.
    33% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Marine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marine is from Armenia. She needs a loan of $1,200 to purchase clothes for resale.
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    Marine runs a clothing store. She likes to provide attractive and fashionable items for her customers. She would like to add to her variety to meet her clientele demand and draw new customers. With the help of this World Vision loan, Marine will increase her working capital to purchase more goods and expand her business. Marine lives together with her parents and brother. In this economy, improvements in her business directly impacts her family’s living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,200
  • Jean Bosco
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jean Bosco is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase more sweet potatoes to sell.
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    Jean Bosco is the father of two from Kivuruga, Rwanda. He wants to purchase more sweet potatoes to resell. His current challenge is not having enough capital to properly run his business. With a loan from World Vision, Jean Bosco will use the money to purchase more sweet potatoes to resell. The profits made from increased sells will allow Jean Bosco to improve the living conditions of his family, save for the future, and to reinvest in his business. He hopes to become financially stable. In the future, Jean Bosco says that he will have a great life and he hopes to create jobs for others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Alice
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alice is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to restock her variety store.
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    Alice, a mother of one from Burera, Rwanda, seeks to purchase more goods such as clothes, water, juice, fanta, etc. to sell in her variety store. She currently lacks sufficient capital to properly run her business. With a loan through World Vision, Alice will be able to restock her store, attract more customers, and generate sales. She will also be able to employ another individual in her local community. Additional income created will allow Alice to reinvest in her business and better provide for her family through quality food, saving for their future, and paying educational fees for her children. In the future, Alice wants to be financially stable and create jobs for others in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Florence
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Florence is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more charcoal to sell.
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    In order to support her family, Florence sells sacks of charcoal in her community. However, as of late her greatest challenge is not having the necessary capital to properly run her business and meet all of her family's needs. With a loan from World Vision Florence will be able to purchase additional charcoal, which will boost her available stock to the place she needs it in order to increase her sales. This will give her the income she needs to reinvest in her business and watch it grow. In the future, Florence hopes that she will be able to hire someone else from her community to help her run her business. Florence knows that this opportunity will improve her entire life, and hopes that it will allow her to become financially stable. Stability will allow her to better support her four children and give her family the hope of a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Liliana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Liliana is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $475 to buy more chicken.
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    Liliana lives in a small community in the state of Guerrero called Juchitan, meaning “place of flowers” in Nahuatl. This is the area where several native groups once got together, especially “Amuzgos” and “Mixtecos.” Agriculture is the main activity in this region, where the people grow mangos, corn and sesame. Liliana lives in this area with her husband Flaviano, a land worker. Five years ago she began a chicken selling business when she heard from others that it was a profitable activity. She had wanted to find a way to support her husband with their household expenses and improve their living conditions. Throughout the last five years her business has done well and she credits that to the support of her husband. She always made enough to buy the essential goods. Liliana would like to expand her business but she lacks the financial capital to invest in it. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to buy a larger quantity of chicken at once. With the additional profits she will be able to save and invest in her business as well as improve her living conditions. Though she does not have any children, she is already thinking of her future family and wants to give them the best opportunities she can. In the future, she hopes to have her own establishment where she will be able to offer and sell more chicken and where people can identify where to find high-quality meat.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Guadalupe Hortencia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Guadalupe Hortencia is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $325 to buy ingredients for snacks such as tomatoes, chilis, onions, cheese, beans, and cooking oil .
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    Guadalupe lives in the community of Vicente with her husband, Genaro, and their five children. Vicente's outstanding feature is that it is surrounded by sugar cane plantations and because it hosts the sugar mill named "Ingenio la Margarita," one of the most important sugar producers in the state of Oaxaca. The mill is a great source of jobs for people in the area. For the past 16 years, Guadalupe has been selling typical Mexican snacks. She prepares pasties, tacos, "tostadas" (fried tortillas with different toppings), "platanos fritos" (fried bananas), and "gorditas" (thick tortillas with different fillings). With her income, she wants to help her husband provide for their family and improve their living conditions. She usually sells her snacks every afternoon right outside her house. Sometimes she also prepares other Mexican dishes. With a loan, she will be able to buy more ingredients to continue working and getting her income. She wants to purchase tomatoes, tortillas, chili, onions, garlic, potatoes, bananas, beans, cheese, sour cream, cabbage, cooking oil, etc. As she loves the type of activity she carries out, she wants to keep investing the profits on the same business. Guadalupe wants to let Vision Fund know how pleased she is for the support she is receiving.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Sopheap
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sopheap is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and piglets.
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    Sopheap and her family live on a small farm in rural Cambodia. She desires to make a better life for her family. Sopheap is a farmer and grows rice and raises piglets. Although she works everyday on her farm, her farm is not earning much money. With her knowledge of best farming practices, Sopheap knows that with a few improvements, her farm would become more profitable, but she does not have the money to make those investments. Sopheap is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer to improve her land and to buy more piglets that she can raise and sell. A loan from World Vision will make Sopheap's farm more productive and profitable. This will increase her sales and income. Her farm will be a source of income she and her family can depend on. Sopheap will be able to meet her family's needs and to send her children to school. Sopheap wants to continue to expand her farm and she will keep investing in it.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • La
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    La is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer and farming tools .
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    La Thin is a wife and mother, she lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. La works hard farming rice and vegetables to sell for profit, to help provide for her family. At this time La lacks the funds needed to purchase farming tools and fertilzer for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, La will be able to purchase the farming tools and fertilizer needed to continue her farming business with success. Because of the loan, La will be able to produce healthy crops, grow her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, La will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Carmilita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carmilita is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase fertilizer .
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    Carmilita Miranda lives in the Mountain View region in the Philippines. She operates a small business where she grows sugarcane, rice and other crops. For the past 6 years she has been able to sell her crops to customers in her community. Carmilita has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer for the crops that she is growing. Additional income that Carmilita earns will be used to expand her current business and provide food for her family. She hopes to one day start a new business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Amada
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Amada is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $700 to restock her store and add more fresh vegetables.
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    Amanda lives in the Vicente Camalote region of Mexico. For the past six years she has made a living by selling food, sodas, and candy to customers in her community. She is requesting a micro loan from World Vision so that she can restock her store and expand it by adding chilies, tomatoes, onions, maize, and tortillas. As her income increases, she will be able to provide food, clothing, and medical care for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Maria Esther
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Esther is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy yeast, sugar, egg, flour, tins, milk and oil. .
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    Maria Esther is 25 years old. She finished elementary school but after that she had to stop school. Maria Esther started selling bread and corncobs a few years ago as a way to help her husband cover some of their household expenses. She saw that the economic situation of the country is getting tougher every day so she needed a way to help her husband so their children can enjoy of a better quality of life. She helps her husband Carlos sell bread. He gets up early in the morning to bake bread. After taking it out of the oven, he places it outside so people who pass by can see it and buy. On weekends, she also sells corncobs outside her house. She sets up a little table and waits for her customers to come. Luckily, she has regular customers who come and buy corncobs and bread every day. Maria Esther has applied for this loan to buy yeast, egg, sugar, flour, tins, milk, and oil. She also plans to buy corncobs, mayonnaise and pepper to prepare and sell her corncobs. She hopes that this investment will help her provide a better quality of life for her three children. The oldest is 9 and is in elementary school. Her other children are 3 and 1.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Nancy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nancy is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $1,200 to buy more soft drinks for resale.
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    Nancy Awuor is a soft drink vendor. She could earn more from her business but she lacks capital with which to buy more soft drinks to sell. With a loan from World Vision, Nancy can increase her inventory and her sales. She will use the additional income she earns to provide for her three children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,200
  • Almaz
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Almaz is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy a cow for breeding.
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    For the last six years, Almaz has operated her small business in the Damota II region in Ethiopia. She raises cattle to sell to customers in her community. Almaz has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy a hybrid cow for breeding and boosting her income, which will help her provide healthcare, purchase food for her family and buy feed for the animals.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Ruperta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruperta is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to buy toys.
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    For the last 5 years Ruperta has operated her small business in the Qallpa region in Bolivia. She sells toys to customers in her community. Ruperta also has a second business where she provides woven coverlets. This second business provides a supplemental income that Ruperta needs to support her family. Ruperta has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more toys. She hopes to expand her business and buy supplies in bulk. Ruperta is 31 years old, and she is the mother of 3 children, 2 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450

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