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Lending History

  • Paula
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Paula is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $925 to buy cooking supplies.
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    Paula enjoys the young people who buy her food and candies from the grocery of a Junior High School. She and her husband Victor had been facing many economic problems before getting this loan support. Sales were decreasing due to the economy. She has confidence now that their income will improve. With a loan from World Vision she will invest in the purchase of a blender, the candies and ingredients needed to cook the food: such as tomatoes, chilies, onions, rice, beans, salt and oil. Her short term goal is to invest in her business and grow it. Her heart’s desire is to build a Mexican food restaurant. Paula and Victor have 2 children whose names are Jennifer and Victor. Jennifer is in High School, second level. Victor Jr. is in the fourth grade of Elementary School. Paula started her business to help her children in their education. She and her husband are grateful for this loan, and for how it will improve their family’s quality of life and economic stability. Her children will be able to pursue professional careers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $925
  • Maura
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maura is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $500 purchase more chickens .
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    Maura Rodriguez Avila lives in the community of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero. She and her husband have five children. Two of their children are married, and the three who still live at home are enrolled in the local school. Maura started selling chickens to be able to help her husband provide for their family. He is a farmer and finds himself without work at times. Right now, her business is quite successful since raising chickens is part of the way of life in her community. She has few competitors, and has discovered that her neighbors truly need her services. Maura will use her loan from World Vision to increase the number of chickens she has for sale, so as to meet the demands of her community. Because of her business, her family is already benefiting from a better quality of living, and she hopes that as she becomes more successful that she can help off-set any shortfall that the family finds themselves in when her husband cannot work. She also hopes to expand and build a small building in which to house her chickens. This way, she will not have to go door to door, but will have customers come to one central location. She is currently working to save any money she can to purchase a new washing machine, since hers is beyond repair. Maura’s dream is to be able to provide the kind of education for her children that will lead them into professional careers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Macrina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Macrina is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $1,600 to purchase clothes.
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    Macrina Cisneros Noyola lives in the community of Montecillos, Guerrero. She is 59 years old and is married to Mr. Eduardo. They have 3 children - Eligio, Yesenia and Luis Antonio. All of them are married and are no longer in school. Macrina has a business selling clothes. She decided to start this business, because she wanted to find a way to support her husband with the expenses of her house and to improve the quality of their lives. With a loan from World Vision Macrina will invest in the purchase of more clothes, such as: trousers, skirts, shorts, shirts, t-shirts, blouses and underclothes. Previously she had economic problems because she did not have enough capital to invest again in her business. So she lost some customers and the sales decreased as well as her profits. She is very sure that this loan will benefit her family and she will get a better quality of life. She will be able to support her children if they have any problems. Macrina's desire is to be successful in her business and to build a clothes store. She will increase her sales and grow it more to receive a better income. She wants to save some money to build a kitchen for her home. She knows she will continue investing in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,600
  • Agustina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agustina is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase make up to sell and have in stock.
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    Agustina is 55 years old. She lives in the community of Zitacuaro in the State of Michoacan. She is married to Rafael, who works in a water treatment plant. Together they have two children. Mrs. Guti, as people know her, sells make up and home accessories by catalog. She started this business two years ago to begin helping her husband with household expenses. She wants to improve their quality life and their economic situation. Mrs. Guti has requested a loan from World Vision in order to purchase more make up. This loan will benefit her and her family, as she will be able to support her son with his studies. In the future, she would like to begin selling shoes to earn more profits. With the profits, Mrs. Guti will be able to save more money to rent a place where she can sell her make up and shoes.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Juana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana is from Mexico. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase a larger variety of fruits.
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    Juana lives in the state of Michoacan and has a business selling fruits, candies, and a few craft items. She has supported her family with this business for twenty five years. She purchases the fruit at a wholesale market, then sells it at the street market in her community. With a loan from World Vision, Juana plans to expand her business by purchasing a larger variety of fruit, such as guavas, avocados, peaches, plums, chilies and strawberries. With the additional income she will earn from this investment, Juana wants to make a better life for her family. Juana is a single mother and still helps support her five children. She has one child still at home. In the future, Juana hopes to buy a grill and gas tank, and expand her business further to include Mexican food, fresh coffee, and water.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Sherlita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sherlita is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase materials needed to improve seaweed drying platform.
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    Sherlita and her family reside in the Leyte province of the Philippines. She and her husband support their family by fishing and seaweed farming. Sherlita wants to invest in her seaweed farming business to make it more profitable, in order to improve living conditions for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Sherlita plans to make improvements to the platform she uses to dry the seaweed. The additional income she will earn from this improvement will be used for her family’s daily necessities and to support the education of her three children, who range in grade level from elementary to high school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Filiberta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Filiberta is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $425 to buy clothes for resale.
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    Filiberta Cortes is 58 years old and lives in Tetela in Oaxaca state of Mexico. For the past 15 years, she has sold clothes from her home for a living. Her friends, neighbors and members of her community purchase pants, shirts, shorts, dresses, skirts and underclothes from her. She enjoys working to earn some extra money to help her husband pay their expenses, yet the economic situation in Tetela is getting worse, and she cannot earn enough to buy more stock. With a loan from World Vision, Filiberta plans to invest in the purchase of more clothes that she can sell in her community. With her increased stock, she believes her profits will increase and she will eventually be able to afford a stall in the city's market rather than selling her clothes from her home or out in the streets. Filiberta only finished elementary school. She is married to Conrado, with whom she has several grown, married children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Felipa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Felipa is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase cosmetics and perfumes.
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    Felipa is 54 years old. She and her husband, Jesus, have three children. For the past 15 years, Felipa has sold cosmetics, perfumes, and other products by catalog. Her customers are nearby locals. She has requested a loan from World Vision in order to continue investing in her business and increase her inventory. One of the things that Felipa enjoys most about her job is that it allows her to meet new people. However, one of the challenges that Felipa faces is that sometimes her customers pay her too late. This becomes a challenge when she cannot afford to invest in her business by purchasing more products. Felipa feels that a loan from World Vision will benefit her and her family substantially. She could give a better life to her children. With the profits, she would like to buy new school uniforms for her children, as the ones that they have are worn. In the future, Felipa would like to sell plastic dishes and housewares by catalog. And doing so, she hopes to meet the needs of her children with the profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Matilde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Matilde is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase blankets, towels, and make up to resell .
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    Matilde has been selling blankets, towels, and make up to make a living. Matilde is a very hardworking woman; she gets up very early in the morning to sells her products door to door in her community. Matilde is in the need of a loan. Please, help Matilde’s business grow. Matilde will use the loan to purchase some pending orders of blankets and make up. This loan will benefit her because she will purchase the products of the pending orders and have more profits, which she will use to give a better quality of life to her children. Matilde will use some of the profits to open another business. She would like to start selling custom jewelry. Matilde is married and she has three children. Matilde lives in Michoacán, Mexico.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Jovita
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    $25
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    Jovita is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase 4 sheep, corn and food.
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    Jovita is 34 years old. She has 3 children who are all attending school. She breeds animals, primarily sheep, to sell for a profit. Currently, there is little grazing land available in her community because of frosts. All the pasture is dry, and she does not have a place where she can raise her sheep. This loan will rescue Jovita from the temporary lack of pasture. She will be able to buy the feed needed for her sheep. She will buy pasture, corn, food and other sheep. She wants her children to be able to complete their education and to one day have a professional career. With the profits from her business, she will buy food for her family. She will also make sure that her children have school uniforms and the school supplies that they need.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Adelina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Adelina is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $475 to buy three pigs and feed.
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    Adelina is 19 years old. She and Jose, a builder, have an eight month old daughter. They live far from the center of town and there are no accessible buses. They find it hard to find ways to travel. Fortunately, Adelina works as a stockbreeder. She already owns 3 pigs that she has been raising for a year so far. She finds it very hard to supply her pigs with enough food. The small family already lacks money, and they have trouble feeding the pigs three times every day. The pigs go through one bag of feed every week. Adelina is asking for the loan to buy 3 pigs and feed. She wants to buy enough food so that her pigs grow healthy and strong so that she can sell them. Adelina enjoys raising pigs and keeps the pigpen very neat and tidy. One of her goals is to own her own house. Right now, Adelina lives with her mother-in-law and she doesn't like it very much. Adelina wants to build her own house so that she and Jose can live alone with their daughter. With the profits from the sales of her pigs, Adelina will save up to buy materials to build the house and better provide for her daughter.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Minerva
    They gave
    $25
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    Minerva is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy womens underwear.
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    Minerva is a 29 year old woman who has a college degree and is married to Erick, who is a local field worker. They have two children; Erick (7) he goes to elementary school and Fernanda (5) and goes to kindergarten. They live in the community of Cañada San Antonio, located on a sugarcane area where people’s main activity is to harvest sugar cane. When Minerva got married she started working to earn some extra money to help out her husband with their incomes; now that she has her children, she helps earn an income by selling underwear by mail to be able to work from home and take care of her children at the same time. She goes and visits her friends and neighbors and shows them the clothes she sells; once they place their orders, she goes to pick them up and gets paid for what she sells. With a loan from World Vision Minerva is going to use this loan to buy a stock of underwear to have on hand to have for her customers. She is so happy to receive this loan to enable her to keep selling and be at home with her children. She hopes that day by day her business can grow and her incomes can raise. Minerva will use the profits from this business to help with the families basic needs and expand her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Margarita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margarita is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $325 to buy blankets and threads.
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    Margarita sews napkins and blankets to help her husband, Israel, provide for the family. Margarita learned how to make crafts from her mother. A loan from World Vision will enable her to buy material for her crafts, like threads and blankets. The loan will help boost Margarita's embroidery business so that it will provide her with a steady source of income. She will then use part of the profits to keep investing in her business so that it will grow. She hopes to open her own store where she can sell the clothing and crafts that she makes, but she needs to save up more money before she can afford the shop. Margarita and Israel have five children who are still living at home. She wants to provide a better quality of life and education for them, and additional profits will help her meet their needs. Margarita hopes to earn enough that her children can all achieve college degrees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Rogelia
    They gave
    $25
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    Rogelia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase food items such as pasta, cooking oil, butter, milk, and canned foods to expand her grocery store .
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    Rogelia is a 51-year old mother of two adult, married children. Her husband is a farmer. Although the couple's children are already married, the whole family lives in the same community. "El Arroyo de en Medio" is a lovely place that is surrounded by many rivers. Another beautiful part of this community is the sugar cane fields. A very important sugar cane mill is located in the area (state of Oaxaca). So Regelia draws from a large customer base. Rogelia decided to work by opening a grocery store to help her family because of hard economic times. The store is located in Rogelia's house. She wakes up early and starts to arrange all the goods on the shelves. She is very committed to having all the products that her clients would like to buy in stock and ready for purchase. A microloan from World Vision will be used to enlarge Rogelia's stock by allowing her to purchase sodas, pasta, canned food, cookies, juices, cooking oil, butter and milk in bulk. Rogelia wants to continue offering high-quality products to her customers and she can earn good profits because she will be able to get better pricing by buying those items she can in bulk. The additional income will help her family but also provide basic food supplies to people in her community, so that they do not have to travel far to buy them.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Ana Maria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ana Maria is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy beauty products such as perfumes, lipsticks, and moisturizers .
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    Ana Maria sells beauty products. Her business struggles when the provider does not deliver the products on time and the clients have to wait for them. With a loan from World Vision, Ana Maria will stock up on products like perfumes, lipsticks, and moisturizers so that she will have them available and will not have to wait for her provider to have a supply. Ana Maria would like to continue helping her business to grow as she makes more sales. Her business benefits the community, as it makes beauty products available locally to her neighbors. When Ana Maria's sales increase, she will make a greater income and improve the quality of life for her family. Ana Maria is married to Jose, and they have three children named Eliazar de Jesus, Abraham, and Moises.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Isabel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Isabel is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase cooking oil, tomatoes, chili, beef, chicken, rice, etc. in bulk .
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    Isabel is a hardworking 42-year old mother of four children, all of whom attend school. She has enjoyed cooking and selling typical Mexican snacks for four years, after deciding to compete in this business, because it is one that many in her community carry out. Isabel is requesting a World Vision microloan to purchase common ingredients in bulk for better pricing, such as: cooking oil, tomatoes, chili, beef, chicken, cheese, rice, maize, etc. Isabel is confident that her business can remain solvent and that she can continue to provide a good income to support her family. Isabel's major business goal is to open a restaurant in the future. She would like to rent or get her own establishment, in order to continue selling her snacks and local dishes to build her customer base. Personally, she wants to help her children to continue their studies, so they can have good paying careers and better living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Maria
    They gave
    $25
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    Maria is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $300 to buy candy, sodas and bread to resell.
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    Maria is 70 years old and is a hard-working and enthusiastic woman. She sells candy in a school and at her house she sells sodas, bread and other products. Maria is always trying to find something to put on sale to have some work to do and to get her income. Unfortunately sometimes she does not have enough money to buy more products. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to buy a larger quantity of merchandise and increase her income. Maria's goals are to continue investing in the business, to increase her earnings and to improve her living conditions by expanding her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Ne
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ne is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer, pesticide, and piglets.
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    Ne and her family live on a small farm in Cambodia. Although she works hard growing rice and raising pigs, she is earning very little from all her work. Ne has not had the money to invest in her farm, which would make it more profitable. Ne is asking for a loan to purchase fertilizer which will amend her soil and increase her rice yields. Also, she wants to purchase more piglets to raise. Thankfully, the loan from World Vision will come at a good time and Ne will be able to create a sustainable farm that thrives. This will increase her sales and income. With her new income, Ne will be able to better provide for her children and to send them to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • 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
  • Gemma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gemma is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $700 to buy corn flour and maintain tortilla mchines.
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    Gemma is 36 years old, has two children, and runs a small business selling tortillas. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Gemma has sold tortillas in this area for more than five years. Gemma has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would buy corn flour and give maintenance to the machines she uses to make tortillas.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Ma Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ma Carmen is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy sugar, eggs, milk, canned tuna, beans, rice, salt, coffee, sodas, cookies, for the store. She also wants to buy ingredients she uses to prepare...
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Maria
    They gave
    $25
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    Maria is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy perfumes, eyeshadows, nailpolish, lipsticks, foundation, mascara, etc.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Adanely
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Adanely is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy different types of fish and seafood.
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    Adanely is 28 years old and single. She lives with her parents in Marquelia; a place known for its beaches. About ten years ago, Adanely started her seafood business. At the time, she was going house to house to sell her fish. But her hard work paid off and Adanely was able to buy a shop to sell her fish. In the mornings, she buys fresh seafood and fish from local fishermen and then starts selling it immediately in her shop. Adanely explains, "I want to use the loan to buy more and different types of fish and seafood: red snapper, mojarra, shrimps, clams, oyster, octopus." Adanely is completely confident that the loan from World Vision will help her to grow her small business by offering her customers with more selections. She will use her income to help her parents with the household expenses. In the future, Adanely wants to expand and remodel her shop.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Shewaye
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Shewaye is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $5,150 to buy supplies in bulk.
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    For the last 6 years Shewaye has operated her small business in the Hidabu Abote region in Ethiopia. She raises cattle to sell to customers in her community. She also has 2 employees to help her run her farm. Shewaye also has a second business where she sells vegetables. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Shewaye needs to support her family. Shewaye has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy supplies in bulk so that she can purchase food for the family and start a new business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $5,150
  • Martha
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    $25
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    Martha is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy bedding.
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    Martha is 33 years old and runs a small business selling bedding. She lives in World Vision’s Los Chacos region in Bolivia. Martha has sold bedding in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Martha has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy bedding.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Mamo
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    $25
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    Mamo is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer .
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    Mamo has operated his small farming business for over six years in the Antsokiya Gemza region in Ethiopia. He grows grains like wheat and teff to customers in his community. Mamo also has a second business where he sells vegetables like onions and tomatoes. This second business provides a supplemental income which Mamo needs to support his family. Mamo has asked World Vision for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer, which will restore his soil's fertility and increase his crop yields. By selling more grains and vegetables, Mamo will increase his overall income. With his new income, Mamo will make sure his family has access to healthcare, make much-need repairs to his home, plus he will have extra money to invest in his farm.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Mercedes
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    $25
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    Mercedes is from Bolivia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy merchandise.
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    For the last 2 years Mercedes has operated her small business in the Alfarero region in Bolivia. She sells hardware to customers in her community. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Mercedes has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy merchandise. With her additional income, she hopes to purchase school supplies, purchase food for her family and expand the current business. Mercedes is 30 years old, and she is the mother of 3 children, 1 of whom is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Judith
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    $25
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    Judith is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase canned goods, noodles, soap and toiletries, cooking seasoning.
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    For the last 6 years Judith has operated her small business in the Haven of Rest region in Philippines. She sells rice, snack foods, soda and beverages, cooking seasonings and others to customers in her community. Judith has asked for a loan from World Vision to purchase canned goods, noodles, soap and toiletries, cooking seasoning and expand her business to purchase food for the family and expand the current business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Hana
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hana is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $550 to expand her business.
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    Hana has a small shop where she sells vegetables and various things to the local people. She is the mother of two children. Her goal is to be able to provide her children with a healthy diet and healthcare. Hana would like a loan to make improvements in her shop that would develop it into a sustainable livelihood for her family. Hana is working hard. As her business grows, the income she gets also grows. She can provide the local people with various types of vegetables. By keeping her business growing, she wants to help her friends. Eventually, she wants to open her own shop in her area. She excels in customer service and has what it takes to make her shop successful.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Getachew
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    $25
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    Getachew is from Ethiopia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase additional cattle.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Khim
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    $25
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    Khim is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Samai
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Samai is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and pesticide and hire labor.
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    Samai is 43 years old and runs a small business growing rice and seasonal vegetables. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Samai has grown rice and seasonal vegetables in this area for more than five years. Samai has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide and hire labor. This will help Samai grow and sell more crops, which will increase her overall income. Samai and her husband have one child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for an additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Muhe
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    $25
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    Muhe is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $450 to purchase grains.
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    Muhe is 47 years old and runs a small business selling grain. He lives in World Vision's Antsokiya Gemza region in Ethiopia. Muhe has sold grain in this area for more than 5 years. Muhe has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to purchase more grains. Muhe and his wife have 3 children, 2 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Moth
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Moth is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy piglets and pig food.
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    For the last six years, Moth has operated her small business in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She raises piglets to sell to customers in her community. Moth has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more piglets and food to sell more pigs and support her family. She cares for one dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Gudelia
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gudelia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy groceries.
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    For more than 5 years Gudelia has operated her small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. She sells basic food supplies to customers in her community. Gudelia also has a second business where she raises sheep. This second business provides a supplemental income which Gudelia needs to support her family. Gudelia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more merchandise for the store. This will allow her to earn more to support her family. “At times it was really difficult for my husband to find a job and those were large periods so I wanted to start a business to help a bit,” she says as she explains how she came to open her business.With her earnings, Gudelia eventually bought some lambs to raise them and put them on sale as well.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Waireri
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Waireri is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $500 to buy flour, cooking oil and sugar.
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    Waireri is 40 years old and runs a small business selling sugar, rice, corn flour, milk and snacks. He lives in World Vision's Wema region in Kenya. Waireri has sold sugar, rice, corn flour, milk and snacks in this area for the last 5 years. Waireri has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy flour, cooking oil and sugar. Waireri and his wife have 2 children, of whom 1 is currently studying in school.
    45% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Dorine
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    $25
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    Dorine is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase second hand clothes for resale.
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    Dorine and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 5 additional dependents in her home. Dorine is 54 years old and runs a small business selling second hand clothes. She lives in World Vision's Winam Urban region in Kenya. Dorine has sold second hand clothing in this area for more than 5 years. Dorine has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to increase her stock of clothing available for her customers to purchase. The added income this generates will help to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Zenebech
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Zenebech is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy a cow.
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    For the last six years, Zenebech has operated her small business in the Angolola region in Ethiopia. She raises cattle to sell to customers in her community. Zenebech has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy a cow. This will help her enhance her income to support her family. Zenebech is 50 years old and the mother of two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Jurenda
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jurenda is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase canned goods, soda, soaps, toiletries, snack foods etc.
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    For the last 6 years, Jurenda has operated her small business in the South Cebu West region in Philippines. She sells canned goods, noodles, sodas, soaps, toiletries, coffee and sugar to customers in her community. Jurenda is 43 years old and mother of two children, both of whom are currently studying in school. Jurenda has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more stocks like canned goods, soda, soaps, toiletries, snack foods etc. The additional earnings from increased sales will be used to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Elizabeth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Elizabeth is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy merchandise.
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    For the last 6 years Elizabeth has operated her small business in the San Jose region in Mexico. She sells remote controls and blender containers to customers in her community. Elizabeth also has a second business where she sells candy. This second business provides a supplemental income which Elizabeth needs to support her family. Elizabeth has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more merchandise and candy such as lollipops, chewing gum, snacks, etc. Elizabeth is an active woman who loves helping her husband. Aside from these activities, she also embroiders and sells crafts from time to time. Elizabeth is 28 years old and the mother of 2 children, 1 of whom is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Yolanda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yolanda is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy hand bags.
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    Yolanda is 41 years old and runs a small business selling hand bags. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Yolanda has sold hand bags in this area for more than 8 years. Yolanda has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy a wide variety of hand bags. Yolanda and her husband have 2 children. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home. Yolanda has been selling hand bags for little more than 8 years. She is really glad since now she has the opportunity of making an investment to buy more purses which will allow her to offer a better service to her customers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Antonia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Antonia is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy additional inventory for resale.
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    For the last 6 years Antonia has operated her small business in the South Cebu West region in Philippines. She sells school supplies to customers in her community. Antonia is 46 years old and the mother of two children, of whom two are currently studying in school. Antonia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy additional inventory for resale. This will increase her overall income and help to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Saret
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Saret is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Saret is 35 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Prasath Sambo region in Cambodia. Saret has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her farm. Saret also has a second business where she grows beans. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Saret needs to support her family. Saret has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help Saret grow and sell more rice, which will increase her overall income. Saret and her husband have 2 children, 1 of whom is currently studying in school. She also cares for 5 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Jenipher
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jenipher is from Kenya. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $150 to buy more sacks of cereals.
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    For the last six years, Jenipher has operated her small business in the Karemo region in Kenya. She sells cereals such as corn, beans and rice to customers in her community. She also has one employee who helps her run her shop. Jenipher has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more sacks of cereals to resell to her clients. Jenipher is 56 years old and the mother of five children, of whom three are currently studying in school. She also cares for an additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Sokhon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokhon is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy groceries and vegetables for resale.
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    For the last 6 years Sokhon has operated her small business in the Prasath Ballang region in Cambodia. She sells vegetables and groceries to customers in her community. She also has 2 employees who help her run her shop. Sokhon has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more groceries and vegetables to sell, in order to support her family. Sokhon is 22 years old and the mother of 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Kong
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kong is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to do plow cornfield.
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    For the last 5 years Kong has operated her small business in the Samlot region in Cambodia. She grows corn to sell to customers in her community. She also has 2 employees to help her run her farm. Kong has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to plow her cornfield. This will help her to grow more corn to sell to support her family. Kong is 27 years old and the mother of 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Daniel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Daniel is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $600 to buy stock of food items for his shop.
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    Daniel is 38 years old and runs a small business selling food items in a retail shop and providing motorcycle transport services . He lives in World Vision's Mashuru region in Kenya. Daniel has been running his business in this area for more than five years. Daniel has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy stock of sugar, cooking oil, salt, rice, flour and milk.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Zenebe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Zenebe is from Ethiopia. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $300 to purchase a sheep.
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    For the last 6 years Zenebe has operated his small business in the Mehal Meda region in Ethiopia. He raises cattle to sell to customers in his community. Zenebe has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase a sheep to raise and sell to better support his family. Zenebe is 44 years old and the father of 4 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Gloria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gloria is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $200 to buy new fish net.
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    Gloria is 54 years old and runs a small business raising fish. She lives in World Vision's Golden Valley region in Philippines. Gloria has raised fish in this area for 5 years. Gloria works hard to support her husband in their fishing business. She always make sure that the needed tools are available before each fishing activity. Gloria has requested a loan from World Vision to buy new fish net. This investment will help her expand her business and earn larger profits. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Vital
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vital is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $600 to buy ingredients.
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    Vital is 46 years old and runs a small business selling rotisserie chickens. He lives in World Vision's Machareti region in Bolivia. Vital has sold rotisserie chickens in this area for the last 4 years. Vital has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy ingredients so that he can make and sell more food.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Margaret
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margaret is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $550 to improve her services.
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    Margaret is 26 years old and runs a small business selling clothes. She lives in World Vision's Bamba region in Kenya. Margaret has sold clothes in this area for the last 3 years. Margaret has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to improve her services and increase her income. Margaret and her husband have 1 child who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Nila
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nila is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $200 to buy fertilizer.
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    For more than 5 years Nila has operated her small business in the Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. She grows rice to sell to customers in her community. Nila has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer to maximize her harvest. She cares for 1 dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Modesto
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Modesto is from Mexico. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $350 to buy more sheep.
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    Modesto is 51 years old and runs a small business raising sheep. He lives in World Vision's San Jose region in Mexico. Modesto has raised sheep in this area for more than 5 years. Modesto has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy more sheep to raise and sell. Modesto also works as a bricklayer for supplementary income. The additional sheep will increase his overall income and help to support his family. Modesto and his wife have 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Simon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Simon is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $500 to buy farm supplies.
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    Simon is 63 years old and runs a small business growing corn and beans. He lives in World Vision's Wema region in Kenya. Simon has grown corn and beans in this area for more than 5 years. Simon has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy farm supplies. This will help Simon grow and sell more corn and beans which will increase his overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Margaret
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margaret is from Ghana. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase fruit in bulk.
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    Margaret is 27 years old and runs a small business selling fruit. She lives in World Vision's Kintampo South region in Ghana. Margaret has sold fruit in this area for more than 5 years. Margaret has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase fruit in bulk. Margaret and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maximo
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maximo is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $350 to buy lambs.
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    For the last 3 years Maximo has operated his small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. He raises sheep to sell to customers in his community. Maximo has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy lambs to support his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Charles
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Charles is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $350 to buy a water pump machine.
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    Charles is 37 years old and runs a small car wash business. He lives in World Vision's Bandaptai region in Kenya. Charles has run his car wash business in this area for the last 4 years. He has 3 employees who help him run his business. Charles has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy a water pump machine. This will help Charles improve his car wash and increase his overall income. Charles and his wife have 2 children who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Prolentina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Prolentina is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase more clothes for resale.
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    Prolentina is 42 years old and runs a small business selling clothes. She lives in World Vision's Soweto Tulia region in Kenya. Prolentina has sold clothes in this area for the last 4 years. Prolentina has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more clothes to sell. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    24% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Marion
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marion is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $100 to buy animal feed and fertilizer.
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    Marion is 31 years old and runs a small business growing vegetables and raising dairy cattle. She lives in World Vision's Ndadbibi region in Kenya. Marion has grown vegetables and raised dairy cattle in this area for more than 5 years. Marion has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy animal feed and fertilizer. This will help Marion grow and sell more vegetables and raise more dairy cattle which will increase her overall income. Marion and her husband have 2 children, of whom 1 is currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    36% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Bakuyeya
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bakuyeya is from Ghana. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase rice, oil, tomatoes, and fish.
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    Bakuyeya is 33 years old and runs a small business providing food. She lives in World Vision's Nkwanta region in Ghana. Bakuyeya has provided food in this area for the last 3 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her business. Bakuyeya has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase rice, oil, tomatoes, and fish for her food business. This will help Bakuyeya provide more food, which will increase her overall income. Bakuyeya and her husband have 3 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Bernard
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bernard is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $350 to buy auto parts in bulk.
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    Bernard is 37 years old and runs a small business selling auto parts. He lives in World Vision's Osiligi region in Kenya. Bernard has sold auto parts in this area for more than 5 years. He also has 1 employee who helps him run his shop. Bernard has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy auto parts in bulk to earn more to support his family. Bernard and his wife have 2 children, and both of them are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • María
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    María is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $350 to buy a piglet, animal feed, and meat packing supplies.
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    For more than 5 years María has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells pigs and pig meat to customers in her community. María has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy food for her animals, a piglet, knives, and plastic bags for meat packing. This will help her to increase her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Florencia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Florencia is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $150 to buy piglets.
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    For more than 5 years Florencia has operated her small business in the Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. She raises hogs to sell to customers in her community. Florencia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy piglets to raise and sell. She cares for 2 dependents in her home.
    14% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Mary
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase more clothes.
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    Mary is 36 years old and runs a small business selling clothes. She lives in World Vision's Matete region in Kenya. Mary has sold clothes in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Mary has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more clothes. This will help her to increase her income and support her family. Mary and her husband have 4 children, and all of them are currently studying in school.
    12% 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 $200 to purchase tomato seeds.
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    Richard is 47 years old and runs a small business growing tomatoes. He lives in World Vision's Wema region in Kenya. Richard has grown tomatoes in this area for more than 5 years. Richard has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase tomato seeds. This will help Richard grow and sell more tomatoes which will increase his overall income. Richard and his wife have 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    81% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Eric
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Eric is from Kenya. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $150 to purchase welding machines and materials.
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    Eric is 33 years old and runs a small business providing welding services. He lives in World Vision's Bandaptai region in Kenya. Eric has provided welding services in this area for more than 5 years. Eric has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase welding machines and materials. This will help Eric improve his welding services and increase his overall income. Eric and his wife have 4 children, of whom 3 are currently studying in school. He also cares for 1 additional dependent in his home.
    69% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Helen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Helen is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy a new goat and pay for renovation of her house.
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    Helen is 32 years old and runs a small business selling goats. She lives in World Vision's Haven of Rest I region in the Philippines. Helen has sold goats in this area for the last 2 years. Helen has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan she would like to buy a new goat and pay for the renovation of her house. Helen has 2 children, and both of them are currently studying in school.
    77% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Heng
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Heng is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase fertilizer.
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    For more than 5 years Heng has operated her small business in the Phnom Sruoch region in Cambodia. She grows rice to sell to customers in her community. Heng has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer to improve her crops and help support her family. Heng is 27 years old and the mother of 2 children, of whom 1 is currently studying in school.
    62% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Phorn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Phorn is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
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    For more than 5 years Phorn has operated her small business in the Ksach Kandal region in Cambodia. Phorn grows rice to sell to customers in her community. Phorn has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticides. This will help Phorn grow and sell more rice which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Chanry
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chanry is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and seeds.
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    Chanry is 31 years old and runs a small business growing corn. She lives in World Vision's Rattanak Mondul region in Cambodia. Chanry has grown corn in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 2 employees who help her run her farm. Chanry has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and seeds. This will help Chanry grow and sell more corn, which will increase her overall income. Chanry and her husband have 2 children, of whom 1 is currently studying in school. She also cares for 2 additional dependents in her home.
    3% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Andrew
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Andrew is from Kenya. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $150 to buy seeds and fertilizer.
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    For more than 5 years Andrew has operated his small business in the Marigat region in Kenya. He grows corn to sell to customers in his community. He also has 1 employee to help him run his farm. Andrew has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy seeds and fertilizer to maximize his harvest. Andrew is 41 years old and the father of 3 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school. He also cares for 2 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150

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