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Lending History

  • 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
    They gave
    $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
  • Esperance
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Esperance is from Rwanda. She needs a loan of $275 to purchase more wool.
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    Esperance Ugenwenimana lives in Gashenyi, Rwanda, where she has a small weaving business. She makes beautiful garments, such as pullover sweaters for the members of her community. She finds that the cost of the wool she uses can be expensive, so with her loan from World Vision, she will purchase that wool and hire one employee. The more wool she purchases means that she can fashion more sweaters and make more profit to care for her family. Esperance plans to make pullover sweaters for the local school children. She also plans on creating other fashionable clothing to sell. She is looking forward to being able to better clothe her family and her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • 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
  • Brigitte
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Brigitte is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase bananas,onions, and tomatoes sauce.
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    Brigitte is a food vendor. She has been selling fruits and vegetables such as, bananas, onions and other groceries such as tomato sauce to make a living. Brigitte is a very hardworking woman; she gets up very early to go to the market and purchase the food to resell. However, Brigitte has been having financial difficulties and it has been challenging to properly run her business. Brigitte is in great need for a loan. Please, help Brigitte’s grocery selling business grow. She will use the funds to purchase onions, bananas, and tomato sauce to resell. Brigitte will purchase food for her family and she will pay for her family’s medical insurance with the profits. Brigitte has three children and she lives in Karenge, Rwanda.
    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
  • 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
  • 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

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