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  • Mathilde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mathilde is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more food products for resale.
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    Mathilde has a market stall where she sells sorghum, beans, and other foods. She would use the loan from World Vision to invest in more food to sell at the local market. Mathilde would like to grow her business into a profitable one so that she can meet the needs of her 4 children. She will use any profits to improve the quality of life for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Margaret
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margaret is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $375 Margaret will use the money to buy more materials to be used in her tailoring business.
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    Margaret has a tailoring business. Although the market is saturated, a lack of capital has kept her from growing her business. A loan would enable her to buy more materials to make outfits for her clients. She dreams of opening a boutique and selling her outfits. She would like to employ someone from her community, giving them the opportunity to earn an income. Margaret has four children would like to be able to pay their school fees. And by increasing her income, she can meet their daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Rosebellah Jerop
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosebellah Jerop is from Kenya. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $375 to earn additional income in order to open a bigger shop .
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    Rosebellah Jerop Chelugo lives in Kinyah, Kenya. She has a retail shop and also buys and sells cereal. Rosebellah lacks the funds to increase her business. She also does not have adequate transportation to get to the buying center. With a loan she hopes to open a bigger wholesale store that will serve the community at large. Once sales have increased and her business grows, she hopes to be able to hire at least two people from her village to help her. Rosebellah has five children and there are ten family members. Additional income will help them meet most of their basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Xaverine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Xaverine is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase local drinks to sell.
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    Xaverine Mukamugema owns a local drink stand. Currently, she does not have enough money to purchase enough local drinks to sell to earn an adequate living. Thus, she has requested a loan from World Vision in order to buy more drinks which she can sell. Xaverine believes that this loan will help improve her business and increase her profits. She plans to use any additional profits to provide for her family. Her business goal is to expand her business and sell more drinks. Similarly, she hopes to attract regular customers and sell her drinks at a competitive price. She will use any additional income to pay for her children’s school fees. In the future, Xaverine hopes that she can become financially stable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Leonora
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Leonora is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $800 to purchase more shoes, clothes, and other materials for sale.
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    Mrs. Leonora Namisi owns a boutique, and she plans to use the funds from the loan to purchase new shoes and to import other items to add to her stock. Up to now, she hasn't had the capital resources necessary to buy wholesale, which is drastically cheaper than what she currently pays. She will also be able to afford the costs associated with the education of her children. Mrs. Namisi hopes to grow her business into a larger and more financially stable store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $800
  • Joan
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Joan is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $575 to purchase more clothing to resell.
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    Joan is a clothing vendor. She buys and sells mitumba clothes to make a living. Joan is a very hard workingwoman; she gets up early every day to sell her clothes. However, Joan has been having financial difficulties. Joan is in need of a loan. Please, help Joan’s clothing business grow. Joan will use the funds of the loan to invest in her business and make it grow. She will also use the funds to buy all of her family’s daily needs Joan is single and she lives in Kabarnet, Kenya.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Lucia
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucia is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase cheese, flour, and sugar.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Epifania
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Epifania is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more sodas, juices and water.
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    Ometepec is a small community in the state of Oaxaca. Its name means “place between two hills." In this area there is a lot more than meets the eye. Its people come from a native group called “amuzgos." The meaning of this word is “place where there are libraries,” perhaps because of the features of sensitivity and wisdom of the inhabitants. Their eternal principle is to keep a balance between society and nature. For instance, they continue creating their typical embroidered clothing, which is embellished with a natural dye. Also, when they come down to the reefs in the ocean, they gently extract the color of the winkles and put the little animal back into the sea. Epifania lives in Ometepec. She is a single mother of two children, Mariano and Aranza, who are attending school. Epifania has been selling sodas and other beverages for more than twenty years. She decided to start in this line of work because she wanted and still desires to offer the best opportunities to her children. Thanks to the success of the business, Epifania was able to improve her quality of life and that of her children. She has had the opportunity to buy essential goods and has never had to face an outstanding problem. Epifania would like to expand her business with a loan from World Vision. She is excited that this financial support will allow her to buy more sodas, juices and water for her business and she will be able to continue helping her children with all the expenses at school. Epifania wants to use the profits to buy a computer for her children, understanding how necessary it has become for homework, and she wants the best for her kids. Eventually, she would also like to reinvest the profits to get a larger establishment for her beverage store in order to sell more products and get more income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Elizabeth Munyiva
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Elizabeth Munyiva is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $375 to add more stock of shoes for sale.
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    Elizabeth is a mother of one who sells new shoes in Soweto for a living. She desires to expand her business but she currently lacks the financial capital to do so. With a loan from World Vision Elizabeth will be able to buy more shoes to sell. The additional profits will enable her to better provide for her family, expand her business, and create employment opportunities for others. In the future, Elizabeth hopes to open up another business selling shoes elsewhere.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Caroline Njeri
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Caroline Njeri is from Kenya. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase another computer.
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    Caroline works as a freelance writer in order to supplement her family's income. Besides writing, she also operates a green grocery stall to help support her family. Thankfully, she has thus far not experienced any major challenges in balancing the two jobs. With a loan from World Vision, Caroline will be able to purchase another computer so that she can be more efficient in completing her writing jobs, and, hopefully, hire someone else to assist her in doing so. Greater efficiency will lead to greater customer satisfaction and help spread the word about her business. Any additional income she earns will give her the means to reinvest in her business and watch it grow. As expansion allows, Caroline plans to open another business so as to further support her family. The increased income from her expanded business will help the Caroline meet her family's needs by improving their living conditions and providing them a healthy, stable diet. She will also be able to give her child hope for a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Dominga
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    $25
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    Dominga is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy pigs and animal feed.
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    Doña Dominga is 25-years-old. Ten years ago, she married Carlos and they have three lovely children. She started raising and selling pigs to help provide for her family. However, she has had some losses and is struggling just to meet her family's needs. She is asking for a loan buy more pigs and feed for her animals. Along with the loan, World Vision will provide Dominga with training on how to take care of animals and to prevent them from dying. Dominga will have the skills and knowledge she needs to run a farm that thrives. This will make her business a source of income she and her family can depend on. Dominga will be able to buy her family the things they need and to send her children to school. Dominga says, "I want to be able to help my children study so they will have better job opportunities."
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Lucy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucy is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase chicken feed .
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    Lucy earns her living from raising chickens. She is industrious and would like to invest in other businesses, to include maize farming and beauty salons. A long-term goal is to open a children's home. Lucy's challenge has been the lack of funds to provide adequate care for her chickens, such as veterinary services. Lucy is requesting a World Vision microloan to purchase high-quality chicken feed in order to get good profits when she takes them to market. The additional income will improve her living standards and she will invest her savings in opening a beauty salon in her community for additional profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Virginia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Virginia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase food staples .
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    Virginia, the mother of one child, is 41 years old and runs a small business selling basic food supplies. She lives in World Vision’s Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. Virginia has sold basic food supplies in this area for more than five years. She also sells different types of prepared meats and produce. "I sell a little bit of everything, even nails" she says smiling. Virginia is requesting a microloan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy eggs, milk, sugar, beans, meat, cooking oil, sodas, candy, bananas, tomatoes, among other staples in bulk for higher profits. The additional income will improve her living standards and she can continue to reinvest in her food store. She says "Pok ju" which means "Thanks" in Mazahua, her native language. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Emiliano
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Emiliano is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $450 to purchase more groceries to sell.
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    For the last six years, Emiliano has operated his small business in the Bohol 04-ll region in Philippines. He sells commodities like canned goods, noodles, sugar and toiletries to customers in his community. Emiliano also has a second business where he sells food like home-made viand, pork adobo, stewed vegetables and fish recipes. This second business provides a supplemental income which Emiliano needs to support his family. He cares for one additional dependent in his home. Emiliano has asked for a loan from World Vision to purchase more groceries to sell and expand his current business. The increased income will help him to pay for his children's school fees and buy food for his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Laura
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Laura is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy different types of paper, foam and wire.
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    Laura is 50 years old and runs a small business selling flower crowns and garlands. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Laura has sold flower crowns and garlands in this area for more than five years. Laura has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy different types of paper, foam and wire. This investment will help her increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Agustina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agustina is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $450 to buy fabric, yarn, ribbons, hooks, needles and threads.
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    Agustina has operated her small business in the Crescencio Morales region in Mexico for many years. She makes and sells embroidered handcrafts. Agustina does beautiful work and sells her crafts at different tourist attractions such as the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary and the Mexico City Market Place. Many tourists visit these places, and Agustina is able to easily sell her crafts. Therefore, Agustina is ready to expand her business and has asked World Vision for a loan. She would like to buy cloth, ribbons, hooks, needles and threads, plus wool to make her own yarn in bulk quantities. This loan will help Agustina create and sell more items, which will maximize her overall income. Agustna will use her new income to buy food for her family and to create a thriving business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Maria Isabel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Isabel is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to buy rice, beans, cooking oil, salt, sugar, pasta, sodas, candy, soap, etc.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Drocella
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Drocella is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase more beans.
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    Drocelle Yankurije lives in Gasiza, Rwanda, with her four children. She is a new business owner who has managed her shop for two months. She sells beans to her local community. As it stands, she has limited capital to invest into her business, which limits her ability to provide for her customers and for her family. With her loan from World Vision, Drocelle plans to purchase more beans to sell, supplying her customers’ needs. Expanding her business means that she will be able to hire four new employees. Drocelle looks forward to growing her bean business because that means that she will be able to have enough money to buy clothing and food for her family, and to take care of their basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Mary
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $650 to buy fish for resale.
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    Mary Molo sells buys fish and sells them at the market in Katito, Kenya. She would like to increase the volume of fish she sells but lacks capital to buy more fish. With a loan from World Vision, Mary will be able to buy more fish for resale. The increased income she will earn will enable her to pay for her three children’s education. She will also be able to hire someone to work with her, improving their life as well.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $650
  • Eunice  J
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    $25
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    Eunice J is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase stock for her retail shop.
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    Eunice, a mother of three, runs a retail shop in Kabarnet. She is challenged by lack of adequate stock as a result of capital deficiency, and inflation which reduces her profits. Her goal is to save some of her income to purchase a motorcyle, which she will use to transport her stock to market. She also wants to expand her business. A World Vision microloan will allow Eunice to purchase stock for her retail store in order to remain competetive and attract more customers. After paying her loan, the additional income will go toward paying her children's school fees, improving their living conditions and meeting their basic needs. Long term, she wants to build her family a house and set a good example for her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Florence
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Florence is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $375 to buy sacks of charcoal.
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    Florence operates a charcoal selling business in Pap Onditi, Kenya. The transportation network in her area is very poor, and it is difficult to keep charcoal in stock to sell when needed. With a loan from World Vision, Florence will purchase more charcoal to resell. By increasing her supply, she will meet her customer's demands. Increased profits will be used to provide for her family's basic needs like food, shelter and school fees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Fikiru
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    $25
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    Fikiru is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $250 to buy a cow for breeding.
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    Fikiru is a strong man who raises plants and animals on his own plot of land. He provides good quality agricultural products to the local market. He is requesting financial support to develop his dual business of agriculture and animal husbandry. Particularly, he would like to expand the animal-raising portion of his business. All of his income goes to providing for his family's daily needs. The additional income would improve their living conditions and provide money to pay the school fees so their son can go to school. As his farm improves, Fikiru has a plan to expand his business that will enable him to get more income. The long term plan is to have his own grain store in his area. As he becomes more financially stable, he can begin helping his friends by creating job opportunities for them on his farm.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Sina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sina is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $1,025 to purchase rice, pigs.
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    Sina has been selling rice, breeding pigs and chickens; she has been doing some farming too, for a living. Before Sina applied for a loan, she borrowed locally at a 10 percent rate monthly. She only made enough income to survive. After Sina received the loan, she purchased more merchandise and her sales increased. Sina’s income is increasing now. Sina is planning on buying a rice mill and store more rice. Sina would like to become a rice whole seller in the nearby communities. Sina hopes that her children go to college. This loan could make her family’s dreams possible. Sina has been saving the income from selling the pigs for her children’s education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Ruth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruth is from Kenya. She has 9 children. She needs a loan of $850 Purchase stock to expand the business.
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    Mrs. Ruth Chirchir is in the business of selling cereals, and she wants to use the funds from the loan to purchase a large quantity to sell. In the past, her business has suffered because of the lack of enough stock due to inadequate capital, and the price fluctuations of some products. The loan will help to sustain her business, as well as provide for the needs of the family and pay the fees associated with the schooling for the children. Mrs. Chirchir has dreams of expanding her business with the additional income that she will be earning now, and knows that she will provide for all of the family's needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Selline
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Selline is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase services for the car and maintain the business.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Genet
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Genet is from Ethiopia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy cattle.
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    Genet, her husband, and only child live on a small farm in Ethiopia. Although Genet has had some financial challenges, she would like to raise cattle. Genet explains. “If I get a loan, I can buy cattle and when they become fat, I can take them to the local market for sale. I can easily make a profit,” she said. Thankfully, the loan from World Vision will enable Genet to buy cattle. This will increase her sales and income. With her increase in income Genets says, “I can provide my family with a healthy diet. I can cover the expenses for clothing. I can send my child to school.”
    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 $550 to buy supplies in bulk.
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    For the last 6 years Girma has operated his small business in the Tiya region in Ethiopia. He sells different kinds of clothes to customers in his community. He also has 2 employees who help him run his shop. Girma has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy supplies in bulk and expand his business. With his additional income, he will pay for transportation and start a new business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Cinthia Pamela
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Cinthia Pamela is from Bolivia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase additional merchandise for re-sell.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Cheng Lek
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Cheng Lek is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and rice seeds.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Shitaye
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Shitaye is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase fertilizer and selcted seeds to maximize her harvest.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Bekelu
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bekelu is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase equipment for her jobs.
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    For the last 6 years Bekelu has operated her small cafe in the (Hidabu) Abote region in Ethiopia. She sells tea and bread to customers in her community. Bekelu also has a second business where she sells vegetables. This second business provides a supplemental income which Bekelu needs to support her family. Bekelu has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase equipment for her cafe to increase her productivity. The increase this will bring to her income will help to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Bereket
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bereket is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase an ox for farming.
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    Bereket is 33 years old and runs a small business growing crops. She lives in World Vision's Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. Bereket has operated a farm in this area for more than 5 years. Bereket and her husband have 3 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school. Bereket has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase an ox to work on the farm. This will help Bereket produce a better yield of crops, which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Chy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chy is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    For the last six years, Chy has operated her small business in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She grows rice and seasonal vegetables to sell to customers in her community. She also has two employees to help her run her farm. Chy has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide to increase her income and support her family. She cares for three dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Jane
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jane is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $575 to buy more stock of electrical and autospare items for her shops.
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    Jane Okal resides in Katito, Kenya. She operates an electronic and auto parts business. She is struggling to meet their needs due to the lack of capital to invest in business. With a World Vision loan, she will be able to increase his inventory for her electrical and auto parts repair business to meet the needs of her clients. The increased capital will grow her business and she hopes to create employment for others in her community. The increased income will allow her to send her 2 children to school and meet the daily needs for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575

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