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Lending History

  • Mathilde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mathilde is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more food products for resale.
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    Mathilde has a market stall where she sells sorghum, beans, and other foods. She would use the loan from World Vision to invest in more food to sell at the local market. Mathilde would like to grow her business into a profitable one so that she can meet the needs of her 4 children. She will use any profits to improve the quality of life for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Sifora
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sifora is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase sorghum, bananas, and juice.
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    Sifora Ntuyemukaga is the mother of three children, and lives in Gaseza, Rwanda where she owns a drink stand. In her stand, she sells bananas, juice and sorghum drinks. Currently, she has limited funds to invest in the expansion of her business. However, with a loan from World Vision, she will be able to expand her business to meet the needs of her customers and provide one job opportunity for someone in her community. She would like to grow her business so that she can afford to buy a store in the town center. Sifora will use the additional income from her expanded business to provide for the needs of her three children. She looks forward to providing better food for them, as well as paying the school fees necessary so that they will receive an education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Beatha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Beatha is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase a large quantity of local drinks.
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    Beatha sells local drinks to earn a living. Right now, Beatha does not have enough money to purchase enough local drinks to sell to earn an adequate living. With her loan, she plans on purchasing a large quantity of local drinks to sell. She believes that loan will enable her to improve her business. In addition, she thinks the profits will help her better the lives of her three children. Her business goal is to expand her shop and sell more drinks. Likewise, Beatha dreams of owning a house one day in the future. She hopes to become financially stable and wants her business to become a place in her community where customers come to purchase their beverages. With her additional gains, she hopes to increase the opportunities for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Mary
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy animal feed and water.
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    Mary keeps dairy animals, both cows and chickens. Due to the prolonged dry season, she is facing a challenge of inadequate grass and water. If she has acces the loan it will enable her to purchase water and and animal feeds. The loan will also enable her to buy animal feed at a better price which will lead to lower prices and thereby a higher turnover of eggs and milk. She hopes to use extra profit earned from the business to start second-hand clothing store. Mary hopes that by increasing her milk production, she will sell more and have some left over for her family consumption. Additional sales will also mean enough sufficient money for all of her family's needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Agnes
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agnes is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase medicine.
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    Agnes Ogeto lives in Soweto, Kenya. To support her family, she works as a dispensing chemist. Agnes would like to increase her current inventory and is working toward the goal of opening another branch of her shop. She wants to make the dispensing of drugs to local community members more convenient. However, she has little access to the capital she needs to invest in expanding her store. With a loan from World Vision, Agnes will be able to sustain and grow her business in order to better support her three children. With the profits from her expanded businesses, Agnes will be able to provide for her children's educational needs and feed her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Raliya
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Raliya is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to renovate rental houses.
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    Raliya Mohamed manages real estate properties in Mukuru-Njenga, Kenya. She wants to renovate the rental properties that she currently owns and rents out. She is unable to do so currently because of the high costs of construction. She also has trouble collecting rent from her tenants because many of them are unable to pay. Raliya is requesting a loan from World Vision to use to renovate the houses that she rents out. This will increase the value of her properties. Her goal is to improve her real estate business in order to improve her family's living standards and to be able to pay the school fees for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Leonora
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Leonora is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $800 to purchase more shoes, clothes, and other materials for sale.
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    Mrs. Leonora Namisi owns a boutique, and she plans to use the funds from the loan to purchase new shoes and to import other items to add to her stock. Up to now, she hasn't had the capital resources necessary to buy wholesale, which is drastically cheaper than what she currently pays. She will also be able to afford the costs associated with the education of her children. Mrs. Namisi hopes to grow her business into a larger and more financially stable store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $800
  • Julia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Julia is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $575 to enable her to purchase farm inputs and to pay for labor.
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    Julia is a small-scale farmer who wants to expand the size of her farming business. The roads near Julia are very poor, which makes transporting her goods difficult. She also lacks capital. Julia’s goal is to have the maximum yield from her farm and to make her business self-sustaining. Julia’s family is not in a stable position right now. She hopes that this loan will help to improve the living conditions of her children and of her entire family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Rosula
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosula is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase cattle for resale.
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    Rosula is married and the mother of three children. She cares for her two-year old grand-daughter. For the past ten years, Rosula has bought and sold cattle; she has reaped good profits from her hard work and business sense. A challenging aspect of her business is when clients do not want to pay the exact price for the cattle. To keep some of her clients, Rosula negotiates a cost that does not render a profit. A World Vision microloan would enable Rosula to purchase more cattle simultaneously, in order to take advantage of better prices from her suppliers. She can remain in business and earn higher profits. The additional profits will help with her family expenses and keep Rosula's community stocked with needed cattle for their own farm activities, byproducts and meat.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Faida
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Faida is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to stock her kiosk with food.
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    Faida operates a food kiosk in Marafa ADP and is requesting a loan from World Vision to purchase food items to stock her kiosk. The loan will allow her to purchase additional stock for her kiosk and in return she hopes to realize more sales which will translate into more income. This will help improve her financial status as well as her family's living standards. The client intends to continue growing her business and hopes that one day she may come to own a well stocked retail shop in the area. Additional income will create financial stability for Faida and her family while also helping pay school fees for her child. As her business grows she is hopeful in being able to employ assistance which will aid her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Elizabeth Munyiva
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Elizabeth Munyiva is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $375 to add more stock of shoes for sale.
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    Elizabeth is a mother of one who sells new shoes in Soweto for a living. She desires to expand her business but she currently lacks the financial capital to do so. With a loan from World Vision Elizabeth will be able to buy more shoes to sell. The additional profits will enable her to better provide for her family, expand her business, and create employment opportunities for others. In the future, Elizabeth hopes to open up another business selling shoes elsewhere.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Angelica
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Angelica is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy toner, paper, and for maintenance costs.
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    Angelica is 28 and single. She attended a university and is currently living with her mother in a community called Zona Urbana, Mexico. Since this is a sugar cane area, people mainly earn a living by harvesting canes, and others work at the sugar mill, located a few miles away. Angelica started her photocopying business four years ago. Her aim was to help her mother with the household expenses. Fortunately she chose a profitable business which is allowing her to help her mother. Luckily, Angelica owns the only photocopier in the community so she has many customers who depend on her services. A loan from World Vision will enable Angelica to purchase the photocopying supplies she needs, as well as to keep her machine up and running so her customers can rely on her business. This will allow her to create a thriving and stable source of income. In the future, as her profits allow, she wants to open a internet cafe.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Caroline Njeri
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Caroline Njeri is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase another computer.
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    Caroline works as a freelance writer in order to supplement her family's income. Besides writing, she also operates a green grocery stall to help support her family. Thankfully, she has thus far not experienced any major challenges in balancing the two jobs. With a loan from World Vision, Caroline will be able to purchase another computer so that she can be more efficient in completing her writing jobs, and, hopefully, hire someone else to assist her in doing so. Greater efficiency will lead to greater customer satisfaction and help spread the word about her business. Any additional income she earns will give her the means to reinvest in her business and watch it grow. As expansion allows, Caroline plans to open another business so as to further support her family. The increased income from her expanded business will help the Caroline meet her family's needs by improving their living conditions and providing them a healthy, stable diet. She will also be able to give her child hope for a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Moises
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Moises is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $550 to purchase plastic merchandise .
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    Moises Leon Luciano is 28 years old, he's the father of three children and has been married to his wife Claudia for nine years. He lives with his family in a rural part of Mexico. Since he was 13 years old, Moises has been working hard at his plastic product selling business. Moises works very hard at his business to help provide for his family. At this time Moises lacks the funds needed to purchase more plastic products for his business. With a loan from World Vision, Moises will be able to purchase more plastic products such as dishes, cutlery, benches, seats and other plastic products to sell for profit. Because of the loan, he'll be able to attract new customers, grow his business and increase his income. With the additional income, Moises will be able to provide for his family's daily needs and pay for his children to attend school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Mary
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $650 to buy fish for resale.
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    Mary Molo sells buys fish and sells them at the market in Katito, Kenya. She would like to increase the volume of fish she sells but lacks capital to buy more fish. With a loan from World Vision, Mary will be able to buy more fish for resale. The increased income she will earn will enable her to pay for her three children’s education. She will also be able to hire someone to work with her, improving their life as well.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $650
  • Florence
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Florence is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $375 to buy sacks of charcoal.
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    Florence operates a charcoal selling business in Pap Onditi, Kenya. The transportation network in her area is very poor, and it is difficult to keep charcoal in stock to sell when needed. With a loan from World Vision, Florence will purchase more charcoal to resell. By increasing her supply, she will meet her customer's demands. Increased profits will be used to provide for her family's basic needs like food, shelter and school fees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Mary
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy more maize for resale.
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    Mary Achieng buys maize cereal and sells it at the market in Katitio, Kenya. She could sell more cereal but she does not have enough money to buy more maize. With a loan from World Vision, Mary will be able to buy more maize to sell at the market. She will use the additional income she earns to provide for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Ruth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruth is from Kenya. She has 9 children. She needs a loan of $850 Purchase stock to expand the business.
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    Mrs. Ruth Chirchir is in the business of selling cereals, and she wants to use the funds from the loan to purchase a large quantity to sell. In the past, her business has suffered because of the lack of enough stock due to inadequate capital, and the price fluctuations of some products. The loan will help to sustain her business, as well as provide for the needs of the family and pay the fees associated with the schooling for the children. Mrs. Chirchir has dreams of expanding her business with the additional income that she will be earning now, and knows that she will provide for all of the family's needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850

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