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Lending History

  • Sara
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sara is from Mexico. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $1,325 to purchase beverages.
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    Sara has a business selling beverages. With a loan from World Vision, Sara plans to purchase more soda, water, and juice to sell so her business will grow. With the additional income she will earn, Sara will be able to provide a better life for her family. Sara is fifty six years old, married, and has seven children. Two of her children are still in school. With this loan, she will be able to invest more in her business to help her husband provide for the family’s basic needs and her children’s education. In the future, Sara plans to continue to expand her business and build a place to store her products. She hopes to be able to save enough money to purchase a washing machine.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,325
  • 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
  • Maria Martina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Martina is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase huaraches and shoes for women and girls.
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    Maria Martina is from the community of Zitacuaro, which is located in the State of Michoacan. It is very close to the sanctuary of the Monarch butterfly in the archeological zone of Zirahuato. Maria Martina is 37 years old, she studied until the third grade of junior high school. She did not continue because her parents did not have economic resources to support her because she had many siblings and they could not afford high school. With a loan from World Vision Maria Martina will purchase huaraches and shoes for women and girls. She sells the shoes in the communities of San Felipe de los Alzati, San Pancho, El Polvorin and other close communities. She has been working on this for approximately 6 years. Maria Martina is married to Alberto. She decided to begin this business because her husband makes huaraches and shoes, then she sells to women and girls. They have 3 children, Cesar - 19, Julio - 13 and Fabian - 7 years old. Cesar and Julio help them making and selling shoes. Fabian is studying elementary school. Maria Martina's challenge is that both of her older children are not studying because they do not have economic resources to pay for university and high school. They have to pay for accommodations, meals, and supplies. School fees are very high and they cannot afford them. Her loan will enable her to be able to purchase what she needs to make more shoes. She will save the profits for her children's education because she wants them to have a career. Maria Martina will save the profits for her children’s education and she will keep on investing on more material to make and sell shoes. Her goal in the future is to have a place in her house to sell the shoes. She will be able to sell her products there.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Juana
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana is from Mexico. She has 8 children. She needs a loan of $1,125 to purchase goods for the grocery store.
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    Juana is from Yondese del Cedro community. She is 47 years old and she is married. She has been married almost 32 years and lives with her husband and they have 8 children. Four of them are married, two of the others work and the last two study She is a housewife and she attends the grocery store, where she sells all kind of things, sodas, bread, potatoes, cookies and more things. She wants to expand their store and sell more things in their new space. The problem is that Juana's store is on a hill and some suppliers are not able to reach it. The road influences so much, because any kind of vehicle cannot go up the road. A loan from World Vision will be help her because she can stock the store with things that she does not have, due to the suppliers that cannot reach it and she has to get the goods in other place store. Juana's goal is to expand her store and to sell shoes, hats and other things that people go out of the community to get. Juana hopes to pay for daily needs of the family and the children's school. She also hopes to save money for future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,125
  • Felipa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Felipa is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy more clothes to sell in her shop.
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    Felipa lives in Cabacera, Mexico and makes an income by working with her husband to sell secondhand clothes in a market. Her business has been challenged by a lack of funds to provide for essentials such as a cover for their market booth and reliable transportation. It is essential that they arrive early in the morning to get a space in the market, yet their truck is old and frequently breaks down. On rainy days, they cannot stay at their booth because they do not have a cover to protect their goods from the weather. With a loan from World Vision, Felipa plans to purchase more stock for her business. She intends to use the profits to purchase a cover for her booth and to fix her truck. Felipa's goal is to sell her entire stock every 8 days and come home from the market ready to invest her profits in more clothes to sell. Felipa is 50 years old and has been married for 32 years. She has 3 children who are older and have their own families.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Reynalda
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Reynalda is from Mexico. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $525 to purchase ingredients for her food business.
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    Reynalda Morales Herrera lives in San Juan de los Llanos and sells Mexican snacks such as sopes, fried tacos, enchiladas, mole, quesadillas, tostadas and tamales to earn a living. She also sells flavored water and sodas. She started this business because of the necessity to support her children and to give them a better quality of life and education. Reynalda's mother taught her how to cook as a child, and her customers love the food she prepares. With a loan from World Vision, Reynalda will purchase more ingredients such as tomatoes, chilis, lettuce, onions, cheese, tortillas, meat, corn and gas to continue cooking tasty snacks. With the profits, she will buy a stove to help her cook more quickly. She will buy chairs and tables so that she can attract more customers. She plans to purchase a refrigerator so she can cool beverages. In the future, she also wants to grow her business into a restaurant. The loan will benefit Reynalda's family because she will be more financially independent. She wants to continue supporting her children with their studies so that they are established in a good profession. Reynalda's children depend on her business because she is a widow and has no other income. She is 53 years old and has six children, Brenda, Marisol, Pedro, Veronica and Axel. Two are married and two are still in high school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $525
  • Josefina
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Josefina is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase corn to make handmade tortillas .
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    Josefina is 27 years old. She is married and has two children. One is in elementary school and the other is 2 years old. She makes handmade tortillas in her house. She started to run this business to support her husband. She did not have money to buy a stove so she made a stove with a cane and its top is the metal hotplate for cooking tortillas. She has been selling tortillas since she was 5 years old. She is doing pretty well making tortillas. It encourages her to go ahead. She is asking for credit to buy what she needs to make tortillas such as corn, flour, lime and firewood. Her challenge is that her kitchen is made of wood and cardboard. It is not a good kitchen and it is getting old and wasted. She hopes to get a new one. The credit will benefit her to get profits through the sale of tortillas, and she will provide a better quality of food and housing for her children. Her goal is to fix her kitchen and to buy a better metal hotplate for cooking tortillas. Josefina will pay a part of the credit with the profits, and she will continue investing in her business to get the things that her family needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Noemi
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Noemi is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase sheep.
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    Noemi has been raising sheep to make a living. Noemi’s goal is to have many sheep, breed them and sell them in the future. She and her husband have been struggling with the household expenses. Noemi is in need of a loan. Please, help Noemi’s sheep breeding business grow. Getting a loan will benefit her because her profits will increase. A loan will allow her to purchase the sheep she needs and she will save money for her home, to save and reinvest in her business. Noemi’s goal is to finish building her house with the profits. Noemi is married and she has two children. She lives in Plateros, Mexico.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Socorro
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Socorro is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase chickens.
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    Socorro Sierra Jimenez is 35 years old and is married to Jose. They have 3 children, Natividad, Montserrat and Yoselin. The oldest one is in the 3rd year of high school, another one is studying 3rd year of junior high school and the youngest is studying 3rd grade of elementary school. In order to support her children in their studies, Socorro started a poultry store 15 years ago. She wants her children to be able to attend school so that they can have a professional career and a better quality of life. With a loan from World Vision, Socorro will purchase more chickens. The loan will help her to improve her business and her life. She will be able to help her husband with more of the household expenses and to continue to pay for her children's education. She plans to invest the money that she earns into getting her own store from which to sell chickens and other products. With her profits, she will save up to purchase a washing machine.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Victoria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victoria is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy cheese and corn .
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    Victoria Santiago Hernandez is 53 years old and is married to Carlos, a field worker. She has 3 children: Marcos, who is in the 2nd grade of junior high, Luis, who is in the 3rd grade of high school, and Martha, who is in the 6th grade of elementary school. Victoria helps to support her family by selling cheese and corn. She started her corn and cheese business 7 years ago to provide her children with a proper quality of life and a good education. Thanks to how well her business is going and to her husband’s help, she hasn’t faced any real problems related to a lack of money or health. She now generates enough money to enjoy a good quality of life. Victoria has requested this loan to buy more cheese and corn. She is very happy to be receiving this loan because it will help her life and her business to improve significantly. She is glad that she is able to help her husband out with the expenses and to provide her children with an education. Her goal is to invest more money into her business to expand it. To increase her profits, she plans to start making her own cheese rather than buying and reselling it.
    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 has 2 children. She needs a loan of $550 to buy lipstick, perfumes, creams, eye shadows, eyeliners and nail polish. .
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    Mrs. Maria del Carmen is 39 years old, she studied up to junior high and she’s married to Mr. Edgar, who works in the field. They have two children; the oldest one is Edgar, who is 13 years old and goes to high school, and Mary, who goes to elementary school. They all live on the community of Vicente, on the state of Oaxaca. For more than two years she has been working on this, she sells cosmetic products thru catalog. She wants to help her husband cover some house expenses. She is noticing that the economic situation in the country is getting harder and that they need to provide the best possible education to her children. Mrs. Maria del Carmen sells cosmetics, she goes door to door selling her products to her friends and neighbors. She shows them her catalog and they place their orders, when she has a high number of orders, she goes to get them and then she gets paid for them. She is asking for a loan to buy lipstick, perfumes, creams, eye shadows, eye liners and nail polishers to sell. Mrs. Maria del Carmen hopes that with this loan she will be able to expand her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Dominga
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Dominga is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy sheep and pasture.
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    Dominga has been raising sheep for seven years. She buys young sheep, raises them to grow strong and healthy, and then sells them for a higher price. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy two more sheep and pasture land. Dominga needs a loan to help her continue her business because she suffers financial loss when her animals become sick and either require veterinary attention or die. When she invests in more animals, she will be able to save some of her profits to pay for future veterinary bills. She also plans to buy more pasture so that her sheep have more good land to graze on. Dominga has been married to her husband, Carlos, for ten years. Carlos works as a builder. They have three children, two of whom are in school. Dominga and Carlos both work hard to provide for their children's needs and pay for their education. Dominga would like to open a supplies store where she will sell equipment like buckets, brooms, and tubs. This additional business will increase her economic opportunities, and she expects it to succeed because there is always a high demand for these kinds of supplies. In addition to saving up for veterinary bills, Dominga will use her additional income to save up enough money to open her supplies store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Audelia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Audelia is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy rice, milk, beans, sugar, eggs, water, soft drinks, soap, and toilet paper.
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    Audelia has a small convenience store, where she works hard to provide for her family. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy more goods for her convenience store, like rice, milk, beans, sugar, eggs, water, soft drinks, soap, and toilet paper. Audelia's business has been doing well, since her husband, Lazaro, has also been working to support the family. The loan will give her a chance to expand her business; she would like to redesign the building and offer a broader range of products. As Audelia reaches more customers and makes a greater profit, she will save up some money and continue investing in her store. She hopes to buy a new fridge, which she needs to continue running the shop. Audelia and Lazaro have four children in elementary school named Heidi, Artemio, Isaac and Melina. Audelia will use her additional income to help her husband with the family expenses and continue to pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Aurora
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Aurora is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy milk, bread, coffee, sugar, eggs and more.
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    Aurora is 29 years old. She has been married to Felipe, a plumber, for 9 years. They have three children to support. To support her family, Aurora runs a grocery store. She has had the store for over 3 years. The only problem she has encountered is the difficulty of getting customers to buy on credit to pay her back. Because of unreliable customers, she doesn't have the money to reinvest in her store. This loan will help her stock up her store with milk, bread, coffee, sugar, eggs and more. The profits that she makes will help her improve her family’s quality of life. Through her business, she helps her husband with the household and the children's educational expenses. One of her goals is to expand her store because she thinks that her costumers are more attracted to larger stores where they can find more products.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Adriana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Adriana is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase soda, juice, chili, beans, rice, milk, eggs, and other inventory.
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    Adriana helps to support her family by operating a grocery store in her home. She also sells cosmetics as a side business. Her main challenge is insufficient capital to invest in her businesses. Her goal is to expand her businesses and increase her income so she can improve living conditions for her family. A loan from World Vision will allow Adriana to purchase more inventory such as soda, juice, chili, beans, rice, milk and eggs. She could also buy more cosmetics to sell. With the additional income she will earn, she plans to continue to invest in and grow her businesses. She wants to add more variety to her line of products, and make other improvements to her store. Adriana is twenty five years old and married to Cesar. They have two children, ages seven and two.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Liberathe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Liberathe is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $175 to purchase meat.
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    Liberathe Uwiduhaye is the mother of two, and lives in Cyungo, Rwanda where she owns a meat shop. Without enough money to properly invest, she is unable to meet the needs of her customers and provide for her family. A loan from World Vision will help her to increase her meat inventory, as well as hire additional two staff members from her community. With increased inventory, Liberathe will be able to meet those needs and expand her business. Liberathe will use the profits from her business to pay the school fees for her children so they can receive an education. She also hopes to purchase a bicycle for her husband.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175

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