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Lending History

  • Maclovio
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maclovio is from Mexico. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $375 Buy more wood to make a larger variety and quantity of furniture.
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    Don Maclovio works in his small workshop with the wood he needs to make his furniture. He would like a loan so that he can buy more wood and produce more furniture. He knows that his dedication and effort will be reflected in his work and he will be able to sell his furniture farther away and for better prices. He would also like someday to have a workshop that is separate from his home so that his family does not have to live among the wood and partially constructed furniture. People in the town have told him how good his furniture is, and they use it during many of the religious festivals because of its looks and quality. Another good part of this is that his name has become known throughout the region as someone who makes good furniture. Maclovio Xocua Xicalhua lives in a small house in the community of Quechulingo, about an hour outside of Atlahuilco with his with and two children. He both makes and sells furniture from his home. Quechulingo is a town with very nice and hardworking people, but does not have much in the way of a good trade or transport service. This however has not prevented Don Maclovio to continue struggling for a better life for his family. Unfortunately Don Maclovio had many personal problems and his wife was sick several times. As a result of this he had to borrow from other people to get by, because he was not making enough to support both his family and his business. With the help of this loan, he will be able to buy the supplies that he needs as well as earn enough income to provide his children with their needs and send them to school. His wife feels better now as well, so he has the satisfaction of seeing his children grow and his being healthy.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Mulu
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Mulu is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $100 to buy oxen.
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    Mulu leads a hand-to-mouth existence. She has a small plot of land, but she cannot farm the land as she has no oxen to plough it. Mulu has resolved to "lease" her small plot of land to someone for quite a small amount of money that barely permits survival. However, if she owns an ox or two, she can plough her land and generate enough money to improve her family's lives. The money Mulu gets from leasing her land in a traditional way is very little. She cannot send her children to school; neither can she provide for all of their needs. Her concern is that, if she keeps on leasing her land for some more years she may even lose her full right to own it at the end. Other people in the area fear that she cannot repay their money so they would not lend to her. If Mulu can buy two oxen with a loan from World Vision, she can plough her land; leasing her land to other people for such a small income is not sustainable. Her family suffers for want of basic needs and education, and Mulu feels that this situation is very difficult, particularly as a mother of three children. Mulu desires to buy and own oxen;she can then farm her land and have good harvest. She also has a plan to fatten the oxen and sell them in the local market for profit. The money is to be recycled as she further buys other oxen. If she keeps on doing this she can gradually have money for use in meeting the family needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Soledad
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Soledad is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy hot peppers, tortillas, meat, tomatoes, onions, beans, salt, oil, sodas, garlic, coriander and disposable plates. .
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    Soledad has selling Mexican snacks for over 20 years now. She cooks tacos and quesadillas. She wants to provide a better quality of life and education for her son. She sells her snacks near the bus station. It’s a perfect place to sell and she has many regular customers. She wakes up early and cooks, then she goes out and sells. Everybody knows her for being a great chef and making delicious snacks. Soledad needs this loan to buy hot pepper, tortillas, meat, tomatoes, onions, beans, salt, oil, sodas, garlic, coriander and disposable plates to sell her delicious snacks. She hopes that with this loan she will be able to expand her business; she wants to remodel her home and provide a better service for her clients. Mrs. Soledad is a 51 years old and single mother of three children. Just one of them still lives with her. The rest are grown.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Pablito
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Pablito is from Philippines. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy pig feed.
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    Pablito Bolongaita is 52 years old and started his piggery business in 1981. He lives in Ayungon, Negros Oriental, is married with two grown children. Pablito has worked hard all his life; he wants to continue to earn as much as he can from his piggery, so that he will not become a burden to his children. Pablito’s piggery has been his main source of income for over thirty years, so taking good care of it is his primary goal. He is asking for a World Vison microloan in order to continue to buy hog feed routinely and in bulk for better prices. This will ensure that he not only brings healthy hogs to market, but that he will get greater profits and high customer satisfaction. After repaying his loan, any income will be used for meeting Pablito's family's daily consumption and reinvestment in the piggery so he can save for his retirement.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Liben
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Liben is from Ethiopia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $250 to expand his farm.
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    Liben is such an eager and optimistic sheep farmer. With his experience and this World Vision micro loan, he knows that as his business grows and strengthens, he will have more customers and be more competitive. His goal for his fmaily’s future is to improve their life style. Liben has one child. Increased income will help provide his family with a healthy diet and education for his child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Artemia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Artemia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $475 to buy eggs, oil, milk, soft drinks, beans, rice, sugar, soup, soap, and toilet paper.
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    Artemia runs a convenience store to help her husband pay for the family's expenses. She will improve her business by using a loan from World Vision to invest in goods like eggs, oil, milk, soft drinks, beans, rice, sugar, soup, soap, and toilet paper to sell in her store. She will continue to invest in quality merchandise so that she can meet her customers' needs. She also wants to redesign her shop so that it is larger and offers a broader range of products. Artemia is very excited because she believes that the loan will help her expand her business, which will enable her to improve her family's quality of life. Artemia's younger daughter, Alondra, is attending nursing school, and Artemia will use her additional income to pay for Alondra's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Maria Del Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Del Carmen is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $475 to buy beans, rice, cooking oil, flour, mixes, table salt, sugar, cookies, candy, soda, tomatoes, chilies, onions, canned food, toilet paper and soap.
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    Maria, 18, runs a grocery store in the sugar-cane growing community of Corrales, Mexico. Her parents opened the store in their home six years ago. The store grew little by little, and Maria now runs it on her own. Maria was not able to finish school, and she is happy to run her own business. She wakes up every day to open the store at 8 a.m., and she doesn’t close until the last customer is gone. Thanks to her family’s support and teamwork, Maria has a successful business which has helped the whole family to buy essential goods. A loan from World Vision will allow her to increase her inventory of items such as beans, rice, cooking oil, flour, mixes, table salt, sugar, cookies, candy, soda, tomatoes, chilies, onions, canned food, toilet paper and soap. She wants to have enough merchandise on hand so people can easily find and buy what they need. Maria wants to continue investing in her business because it is profitable and allows her to have steady work without needing to move away. She also will use her increased income to help cover her family’s expenses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Hj Halima
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hj Halima is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $425 to buy additional merchandise and fresh fish to dry and sell in her store.
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    HJ Halima is a married mother of two who runs a Sari-sari (corner) store and dried fish business in her town of Bataraza, Palawan in the Philippines. She desires to increase sales by purchasing additional merchandise to sell in her store. Additionally, she wants to buy more fish to dry and sell, as dried fish is a popular staple in the Philippines. HJ, however, currently lacks the additional capital to make these investments. A loan from World Vision will dramatically improve HJ's business, as it will enable her to buy more fresh fish to dry. This will increase her sales and profits. Her store will then be a sustainable source of income and HJ will be able to better provide for her family. Additionally, she will reinvest in her business and open a savings account, something she has never been able to do.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • David
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    David is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $400 to repair his rental houses and purchase feed for the animals.
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    David Thiongo is 66 years old and runs a small business providing rental houses . He lives in World Vision's Riruta region in Kenya. He has provided rental houses in this area for 2 years. He also has 1 employee who helps him run his business. David also has a second business where he is a dairy farmer. This second business provides a supplemental income which David needs to support his family. David has asked for a loan to repair his rental houses and purchase feed for the animals. This will help him expand his business and provide greater profits for a brighter future. By expanding his business he plans to purchase food for animals, expand the current business and maintain his farming equipment. He also cares for 5 additional dependents. This loan will improve his living standard and help him better provide for his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Teodora
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Teodora is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase vegetables, pork, cooking oil and charcoal.
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    Teodora is 63 years old and runs a small business selling pork barbecue and home-cooked vegetables. She lives in World Vision’s Omega region in the Philippines. Teodora has sold pork barbecue and home-cooked vegetables in this area for more than 5 years. Teodora has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase vegetables, pork, cooking oil and charcoal.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Nilly
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nilly is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase fertilizer and pesticide for better harvest.
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    For the last six years Nilly has operated her small business in the Southwest region in the Philippines. She grows vegetables like eggplant, okra and squash to sell to customers in her community. Nilly has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer and pesticide for better harvest. Having more vegetables to sell would mean more money to provide healthcare, do home repairs and purchase food for the family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Maria Salome
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Salome is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $600 to buy more ingredients to cook.
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    Maria is 44 years old and lives in the Vicente Camalote region of Mexico with her husband and two children who are currently studying in school. For the past year she has made her living by cooking and selling traditional Mexican food to customers in her community on weekends. With a micro loan from World Vision, she will be able to restock her supply of ingredients such as chilies, tomatoes, onions, meat, beans, maize dough, tortillas, cheese, sour cream, cooking oil, etc. As her income increases from this endeavor, she will be able to provide food, clothing, medical care, and an education for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Maria Del Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Del Carmen is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy more catalogs and underwear.
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    Maria Del Carmen is 47 years old and runs a small business selling underwear. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Maria Del Carmen has sold underwear in this area for four years. Maria Del Carmen and her husband have two children. She also cares for one additional dependent in her home. Maria Del Carmen has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more catalogs and underwear. This investment will help her increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Evangeline
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Evangeline is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy more ingeredients like sugar, coconut milk, sweet potatoes, and banana leaves.
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    Evangeline (48) started a small business six years ago selling barbecued meat in the Diadem region in the Philippines Evangeline has a second business where she makes lidgid-a very popular a snack food made with mashed sweet potatoes that is wrapped in banana leaves. This second business provides a supplemental income which Evangeline needs to support her family. Evangeline has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy more ingredients like sugar, coconut milk, sweet potatoes, and banana leaves. With the loan, Evangeline will expand her business and increase her income. The extra income Evangeline earns will help her buy food for her family, pay for school fees, and keep her business growing. Evanegeline has a child and she cares for two more relatives in her home, so the extra money is going to help her.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Tamirat
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tamirat is from Ethiopia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $350 to purchase kerosene for resale.
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    Tarmirat operates a small business selling kerosene to the people of his community. He sees that there is a good demand for his product, and that the business has the potential of providing a sustainable livelihood. His goal is to expand the business and improve living conditions for his family. A loan from World Vision will allow Tamirat to purchase more kerosene for resale. With the additional income he will earn from more sales, he will be able to provide nutritious meals and other necessities for his children. In the future, Tamirat plans to continue to invest in and grow his business, and hopes one day to have his own store in town.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Miguel Angel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Miguel Angel is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $400 to buy seasonal fruit.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Arcy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Arcy is from Philippines. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $450 to buy rice and copra.
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    Arcy is 36-years-old and runs a small business selling rice and copra (dried coconut which is used to make coconut oil). He lives with his wife and three children, two are in school, in World Vision's Tabod It Arap region in Philippines. Arcy has sold rice and copra in this area for more than five years. Arcy also has a second business where he provides multi-cab service--a multi-cab a utility vehicle in the Philippines.The multi-cab vehicle can hold 12 to 14 passengers with six to seven passengers seated on each side. The front seat of the multi-cab can seat one to two persons. This second business provides a supplemental income which Arcy needs to support his family. As a hardworking father, Arcy asked World Vision for a loan to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy rice and copra. This loan will help him create a business that thrives and increases his overall income. With his new income, Arcy will buy food for his family, pay school fees, and invest in his business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Amarech
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Amarech is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer and selcted seeds to maximize her harvest.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Kasa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kasa is from Ethiopia. He has 5 children. He needs a loan of $300 to buy an ox for farming.
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    Kasa draws upon his rich experience in the field of agriculture to operate his small farm. He and his family work together in the fields. He sells various types of grains at the local market and this income provides for him and his family. He enjoys being a farmer and is proud that he is able to provide for his family. Kasa is not a careless man. He is ambitious to expand his business so that he can maximize his income. He sees that demand is increasing for his crops. In order to make the desired business improvements and to meet customer demand, he will need a loan. As his business grows, his income and quality of life will increase. His goal is to provide his children with a healthier diet. Eventually, he would like to open a general store in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Margrita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margrita is from Bolivia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase groceries in bulk.
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    For the last 2 years Margrita has operated her small business in the Los Chacos region in Bolivia. She sells grocery items to customers in her community. Margrita has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase groceries in bulk to support her family. Margrita is 33 years old and the mother of 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Richard
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Richard is from Kenya. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $350 to increase the items for sale in his store.
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    For the last 6 years Richard has operated his small business in the Winam Urban region in Kenya. He sells retail items in his shop to customers in his community. Richard has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to increase the amount and variety of items for sale in his store. With the additional income this generates, Richard will be better able to support his family. Richard is 30 years old and the father of 1 child. He also cares for 1 additional dependent in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Carina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carina is from Bolivia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $450 to clear land.
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    Carina is 33-years-old and runs a small business growing corn. She lives with her four children in World Vision's Tembipe region in Bolivia. Carina has grown corn in this area for more than five years. As a hardworking farmer, Carina has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to clear more land to plant more corn. This will help Carina grow and sell more corn which will increase her overall income. With her new income, Carina will buy food for her family, pay her children's school fees, and invest in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Girma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Girma is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase fertilizer and selected seeds.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Sreng
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sreng is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $550 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Sreng is 48 years old and runs a small business growing cassava. She lives in World Vision's Rovieng region in Cambodia. Sreng has grown cassava in this area for more than 5 years. Sreng has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help Sreng grow and sell more cassava, which will increase her overall income. Sreng and her husband have 3 children, who are all currently studying in school. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Armen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Armen is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,500 to buy sheep.
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    Armen Sargsyan is a farmer from Kapan, Armenia, where he cultivates the land and has a cattle farm. Armen’s wife is a nurse working at the local hospital. Though they both work, their income is very low. During the last couple of years the demand for sheep has increased and it is feasible for Armen to expand his sheep farm. With a loan through World Vision, Armen plans to cultivate more land and increase the livestock. Additional income will allow Armen to better provide for his family. Armen plans to work very hard, though the region has a harsh climate, and keep expanding his business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,500
  • Hrachya
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hrachya is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase livestock.
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    Hrachya keeps cattle. However, he has struggled to expand his farm in recent years. This is why Hrachya has applied for a loan. With the requested loan Hrachya plans to purchase livestock. Hrachya is dedicated to developing his cattle farm so he can provide a better life for his family. Hrachya lives together with his wife. By expanding his cattle farm, Hrachya also hopes to provide employment for another family in his village.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000

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