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Lending History

  • Roth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Roth is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $375 to buy ice cream equipment .
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    Roth Kun owns a business selling desserts and also runs a grocery store. Her husband makes ice cream and together, they own a rice field. Roth received medical treatment due to an accident that cost her family a lot. With a World Vision loan, she will be able to continue her businesses. She can increase sales from buying a variety of merchandise for her store and her husband can continue making ice cream. She hopes to one day become an ice cream wholesaler and purchase more oxen to help with their rice farm. Roth also hopes to build a house and save money. She believes by receiving this loan, she will also help produce more jobs in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Soben
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Soben is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $375 to buy fertilizer and chickens.
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    Soben Ban earns a living growing rice and raising chickens. She has supplemented her income by cutting down trees and selling firewood. She would like a World Vision loan to purchase a hectare of rice field and chickens. Soben hopes to one day own a chicken raising farm and a grocery store. She would like to be able to provide for her family and make sure they have enough to eat and her children are able to go to school. During the harvest season, Soben will also be able to hire employees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Sophorn
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Sophorn is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase pig feed .
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    Sophorn owns and operates a grocery store, and has begun another business raising pigs. She wants to expand her second business so that she can increase her income and provide a better life for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Sophorn plans to purchase feed for her animals. She has already built a pigpen, and with the help of the loan, she knows that she can raise healthy animals to sell for a profit. Sophorn will use this additional income for daily necessities and education for her three children. She is married, and her husband grows rice to feed the family. In the future, Sophorn hopes to also have a banana farm.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Lai
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Lai is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $1,000 to buy a machine for the production of noodles.
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    Lai lives in Kampong Thom, Cambodia where she is a Khmer noodle producer. On top of this business, she also raises pigs and grows rice to earn supplementary income to help provide for her family. Because she is lacking in capital to grow her business, she knows that a loan will enable her family to remain close, as her family members can work for the business. This will also allow for the family members to live together. With the loan, Lai hopes to increase the production of noodles through acquiring another machine with higher capacity. The extra income will allow for Lai to purchase more pigs, as well as allow for her children to continue their education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Pheap
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Pheap is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase fertilizer and oil .
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    Pheap earns a living for her family by growing rice, corns, and beans. With little capital to invest in her business, Pheap has had to spend a lot on operating costs, including hiring others to help her farm. She wants to expand and improve her farming so that she can provide a better life for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Pheap plans to purchase seed, fertilizer, and oil. By enlarging her farm and improving her yield of crops, Pheap will be able to invest in farming equipment. Pheap has three children, with one still living at home. With the additional income she will earn, she will be able to improve her family’s living conditions. She plans to fix her house, and to rent her equipment to other farmers. In the future, she hopes to also run a grocery store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Voeurn
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Voeurn is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy piglets and hire workers for her potato plantation.
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    Voeurn Moeng is a farmer from the Kampong Thom Province in Cambodia. She grows rice and potatoes and raises pigs. She would like to add acreage to her land but cannot due to a very limited amount of capital. With a loan from World Vision, Voeurn will be able buy additional land, a plow for her fields, and more piglets. She can also afford to hire people to help her farm, increasing productivity. With the profits she earns, Voeurn will be able to better provide for her four children's educational needs and buy food for her family. She will also add additional jobs to her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Pov
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Pov is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $325 to purchase fertilizer and piglets .
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    Pov engages in several businesses in order to support her family. She grows rice, raises pigs, sells noodles, and works as a laborer in her village. Even with multiple enterprises, Pov has difficulty providing her family’s needs because she has no capital to invest to improve her businesses. A loan will allow Pov to purchase fertilizer and piglets to expand her businesses and make them more profitable. With the additional income she will earn from these improvements, she will be able to provide her family’s daily necessities and pay for her three children to go to school. In the future, Pov wants to continue to invest in her businesses and start a new business selling vegetables in the village.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Orn Toek
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Orn Toek is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy piglets and grow more vegetables.
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    Orn Toek Prak lives in Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia. She is a farmer who grows rice, soybean, vegetables and raises farm animals. Unfortunately Orn Toek has not had enough capital to purchase fertilizer or to buy more animals to raise. Orn Toek wants to cultivate the land to grow more products. She also wants to increase the size of her pig pen in order to raise more pigs. Orn Toek has five children and wants to improve their living conditions besides providing the necessary daily items. Additional income will help provide for her family and to send her children to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Lok
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Lok is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $1,025 to use as working capital for her farm.
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    Lok Nou owns a farm where she grows rice, corn and soy beans. With a World Vision loan, she will be able to buy seed and fertilizer, hire labor, and purchase petrol for a water pumping machine. Without these supplies, she is unable to start the harvest season. In the future, Lok would like to purchase a combine to harvest the rice, a motorbike, and eventually save enough money to start an ox trading business. Lok will also be able to hire her neighbors to help with her farming business and save for her children’s educations.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Sreymom
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Sreymom is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to buy a cow.
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    Sreymom is a farmer. She grows rice and vegetables to make a living. Previously, she did not have a cow to help her to plow her field. She had to hire a worker to help her to plow her fields. With the loan from World Vision, Sreymom was able to purchase a cow which she could use for plowing. She saved money by not needing to hire a worker. She wants to increase the size of her farm to increase her income. With the additional income, she can provide her family with better living conditions. She will be able to send her children to school regularly. Furthermore, her neighbors will have a local source of rice and vegetables and will not need to travel to the market to buy provisions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Kongkea
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kongkea is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to buy sugar cane squeezing machine and a cooler box to store beverages.
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    Kongkea has a cart from which she sell barbecue beef, beverages and other snacks. Her husband collects recyclable items for selling. She has applied for a loan to expand the business and income. She plans to add a sugar cane squeezing machine and as well as a cooler box to store beverages. Cold beverages are very popular and sell better. She hopes to someday to further expand her store and perhaps even transform it into a restaurant. The additional income will be used to send her children to school until they finish university degree. She could wants to make contributions support to her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Savon
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Savon is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $500 to irrigate her crops.
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    Savon Sorn grows rice and potatoes for a living. Her crops are suffering from a local drought and crop yield has dropped dramatically, reducing her income. Savon does not have capital to invest in crop irrigation, which would increase her yield. With a loan from World Vision, Savon will be able to irrigate her crops and increase her farming output. She will use the income she earns to better feed her family and to educate her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Chroeb
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Chroeb is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy fertilizer and rice seeds.
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    Chroeb is a farmer with big ideas. She also buys recycled items for reselling. Her farming business demanded time before it would generate income. She lacked money to buy fertilizer. This was an obstacle for her to start her business trading recycled items. Because of this World Vision loan, she has enough cash to allocate for both of her businesses. In the future, she would like to raise piglets and to expand her cultivation land. She wants to expand her recycle trading business as well. Chroeb has one child. Her family is her motivation to work hard and provide a better quality of life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Meun
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Meun is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $525 to cultivate land and stock her grocery store.
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    Meun Chok is a hardwoking mom from Cambodia. Aside from growing rice, she also sells biscuits in the village while her husband works as a day laborer. Because her husband does not have any specific skill, it is often difficult to generate a stable income to support the family and pay for the medical expenses of her children. Thus, Meun has requested a loan from World Vision in order to invest in her business. She would like to expand her small grocery store. In the future, she would also like to buy a motorbike for her husband so that he could run a transportation service. With the additional income Meun earns, Meun will be able to pay for her son's medical expenses and will be able to afford the school fees of her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Sakhoeut
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Sakhoeut is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy fertilizer and hire workers.
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    Sakhoeut, the mother of two, is very ambitious. She grows rice, cassava and vegetables. She also provides maintainance services and sells spare parts for walking tractors. She lacks money to grow more cassava, which is very popular in her community. A World Vision micro loan will allow Sakhoeut to purchase fertilizer and hire workers so she can cultivate more cassava, on time, to receive good profits. She wants to increase her productivity so that she can earn more income to support her family. The additional income will be used to further invest and expand her business to ensure that her children will be able to finish their university studies. When her children return to the community they will help reduce the illiteracy rate.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Ray
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Ray is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase seeds and fertilizer .
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    Ray Khoeurn is a mother of five children, she lives with her family in Battambang Province. Ray works very hard farming rice, peanuts and corn to help earn a living for her family. Ray at this time, lacks the funds needed to sustain her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Ray will be able to purchase seeds and fertilizer for her farmlands. Because of the loan, she'll be able to have a healthy harvest of peanuts, rice and corn to sell for profit within her community. She'll also be able to grow her business and increase her income. With the additional income, Ray will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and provide better living conditions for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Khom
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Khom is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy seeds, fertilizer, and farming tools.
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    A mother of four children, Khom grows rice and seasonal vegetables for a living. Her biggest challenge is she lacks the financial resources to buy fertilizer for her crops. As a result, she is unable to provide enough food for her whole family and they live in hunger. With a World Vision loan, Khom will be able to buy enough food to eat and access to farming materials. This will help her to improve her living standards from hunger to having enough food. She will be able to send her children to school because she believes that only education will help people get out of poverty. In the future, Khom would like to enlarge her farmland and start a new business to gain more income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Kun
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Kun is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase potato seed, fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Kun is a hardworking farmer growing rice, potatoes and other vegetables. She does not have enough money to buy fertilizer and pesticides; as a result she has low-yield crops from which she gains little income. She is not able to provide enough food for her family. A World Vision microloan will enable her to purchase the seeds, fertilizer and pesticides she needs for a high-yield crop and to access more farming materials. She plans to enlarge her farmland and plant many more variety of vegetables that she can take to market for good income. The additional income will impact her and her family positively. They will have enough food, their living conditions will improve and her young children can go to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Ourt
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Ourt is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Ourt Peanh is the mother of two children, she lives with her family in Preah Vihear Province. Ourt works hard at farming rice to help earn a living for her family. At this time, Ourt lacks the funds needed to purchase more fertilizer for her rice field. With a loan from World Vision, Ourt will be able to purchase the fertilizer needed for her rice farming business. Because of the loan, Ourt will be able to grow healthy crops of rice to sell for profit, grow her business and increase her income. With the additional income, Ourt will be able to provide better living conditions for her family, provide for their daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Orfa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Orfa is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy fabric.
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    Orfa and her husband, Norberto, have two children, who are young and still in school. For the past five years, Orfa, who is a tailor, has ran a fabric store, where she sells fabric and the clothes she makes. Orfa is doing this to help Norberto provide for their family . One of the diffictulties, Orfa faces is that she lives in a rural area and has to travel long distances to purchase her supplies. To overcome this challenge and increase her income, Orfa is asking for a loan to buy the materials in bulk so will have the materials she needs and to reduce her overhead costs. The loan from World Vision comes at the right time for Orfa. This loan will enable Orfa to buy in bulk, and at a lower prices, which will make Orfa's shop more competitive and thrive. Her business will be a source of income she and her family can depend on. For the people living in her rural town, they will save money, because she will pass the savings on to them and they will not have to travel to make their clothing purchases
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Sophoeut
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sophoeut is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer, piglets and its food.
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    Sophoeut grows rice and raises piglets. However, she does not have enough money to buy more fertilizer. Plus, she needs to buy more piglets to raise in her farm because it helps her to increase her income. Therefore, she decided to look into borrowing a loan to buy fertilizer and piglets. A loan will help her to buy any necessary farming materials and tools. In addition, she will be able to buy food to eat and send her children to school. In the future, she would like to enlarge her farmland and expand her animal farm by buying more piglets, chicken and ducks.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Savuth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Savuth is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and pesticides .
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    Savuth is a wife and mother, her husband is laborer in Thailand. Savuth lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia, where she grows rice and potato to sell, to help provide for her family. At this time Savuth lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer and pesticides for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Savuth 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 potato and rice to sell, grow her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Savuth will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Juana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 to buy material for the pig shed.
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    For the last four years Juana has operated her small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. She lives with her mother-in-law but really wants to save for her own house. She raises pigs to sell to customers in her community and uses her earnings to support two dependents in the home. Juana has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy material for the pig shed so she can raise more pigs. The increased income will be used to purchase food for the family and to be able to pay for personal care.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maribel
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Maribel is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy more soft drinks, rice, canned goods, snack food, etc.
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    For the last six years Maribel has operated her small business in the Omega region in Philippines. She sells canned goods, noodles, chips, soft drinks and toiletries to customers in her community. Maribel is 35 years old and the mother of two children, both of whom are currently studying in school. Maribel has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her current business. She would like to buy more seasoning, soft drinks, rice, canned goods, noodles and snack food. The increased income will be used to pay for school fees and buy food for the family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Ancelma
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Ancelma is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy vegetables, rice, noodles, and fruits.
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    Ancelma is 40 years old and runs a small business selling vegetables and fruits. She lives in World Vision’s Machareti region in Bolivia. Ancelma has sold vegetables and fruits in this area for 5 years. Ancelma has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy vegetables, rice, noodles, and fruits. Ancelma has 2 children, 1 of whom is currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Jose Luis
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Jose Luis is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $400 to buy wholesale cleaning products for retail sale.
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    Jose Luis is 45 years old, cares for one dependent in his home, and runs a small business selling cleaning products from his home. He lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Jose Luis has sold cleaning products in this area for three years, initially doing so in the streets before his customers began coming to purchase from him at his home. On occasion, he also works as a bricklayer. Jose Luis has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He currently sells his products by the liter, after having bought larger amounts wholesale. With the loan, he would like to buy wholesale bleach, cloth softener and other floor cleaning products to increase the products he carries and sell more of them.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Irma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Irma is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy syringes, pills, syrups, and gifts.
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    For the last 6 years Irma has operated her small business in the Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. She sells medicine to customers in her community. Irma has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy syringes, pills, syrups, and gifts. Irma is 33 years old, and she is the mother of 2 children, both of whom are currently studying in school. Irma lives in a community with a rich indigenous history; many of the people there still speak the Mazahua language. Irma studied to be a dentist in the capital city of the state where she lives, which was a few hours away from her community. She then came back to serve the people in her community as a dentist, and she realized there was no drugstore around. Irma and her sister, who is a doctor, decided to open the drugstore together 8 years ago. Now they run two drugstores. In the store, the sisters also sell sodas and gifts. This is the first time that Irma has taken out a loan for her business. She is grateful to World Vision, and she feels confident that the loan will enable her to improve her life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Minerva
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Minerva is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to buy different perfumes.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Berhanu
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Berhanu is from Ethiopia. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $350 to expand his small cafeteria.
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    Berhanu runs a small cafeteria which helps support his four children. As he says “My customers like my cafeteria. I want to develop this business into a sustainable livelihood for my family." He added “I have a growing number of customers this time. But, I am short of money to effectively run my business,” Berhanu said. “I know that when my business grows, the increased income will go towards giving my children a more nutritious diet, keeping them in school and paying for healthcare,” he said. In the long term, he wants to have a butcher shop in his area.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Abire
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Abire is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $150 to buy fertilizer and seeds.
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    Abire is a farmer who supplies her community with various types of grain. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy fertilizer and seeds. Abire is happy with her farming business because she believes that she will be able to increase her income if she works hard. Her business is going well. With her additional income, Abire will improve her lifestyle and send her children to a good school. In the future, Abire hopes to start a second business of fattening cattle and sheep.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Silvia Eugenia
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Silvia Eugenia is from Bolivia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy merchandise for her business.
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    Silvia Eugenia is 28 years old, and she runs a small business selling groceries. She lives in World Vision's Machareti region in Bolivia. Silvia Eugenia has sold groceries in this area for 5 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Silvia Eugenia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy merchandise for her business. Silvia Eugenia has 2 children, both of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Saran
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Saran is from Cambodia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy more pigs for raising.
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    Saran, a mother of six, is a farmer who grows rice and raises chickens and pigs for a living. She also provides a rice transportation service to help support her family. Saran would like to expand her pig raising business but lacks the financial capital to do so. With a World Vision loan Saran will be able to buy more pigs to raise on her farm. This will provide a good profit since the demand for pork in the market is very high. With the additional income Saran will be able to better provide for her family and reinvest in her business. By providing the villagers in her area with pork meat, the locals will also benefit.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Niguse
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Niguse is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $200 to buy fertilizer and selected seeds.
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    Niguse is 45 years old, and he runs a small business growing crops. He lives in World Vision’s Efrata region in Ethiopia. Niguse has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. He also has 1 employee who helps him run his farm. Niguse also has a second business where he sells grains. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Niguse needs to support his family. Niguse has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer and selected seeds. This will help Niguse grow and sell more crop,s which will increase his overall income. Niguse and his wife have 4 children, 3 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Ansha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ansha is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer.
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    Ansha is 45-years-old and runs a small farm growing crops such as wheat and barley. She lives with her husband and three children in World Vision's Kemisse region in Ethiopia. As a hardworking mother, Ansha also has a second business where she grows and sells vegetables and cattle. This second business provides a supplemental income which Ansha needs to support her family. Ansha has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer, which will increase her crop yields. This will help Ansha maximize her overall income. Increasing her income is important to Ansha because she wants to provide her children with the things they need and to pay for the school fees so that they will have a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250

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