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Lending History

  • Melvin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Melvin is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy feed and piglets.
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    Melvin Babor lives in Bindoy, Negros Oriental. She has 3 children: Jonna Rose -22, Johnsin- 18 and Jonnel Carl-17. Melvin had previously sold pigs and made a profit for her family. She realized that she could provide an extra income for her family by selling additional pigs. This has motivated her to seek a loan for additional pigs. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to purchase more pigs and feed so she can continue raising hogs until it becomes sustainable. Melvin plans to use the income from raising pigs to provide better nutritious meals for her family. She will also make sure her children have the education they need.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Lucia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucia is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $200 to purchase more piglets to raise.
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    Lucia Pastidio is 53 years old from Bindoy, Negros Oriental in the Philippines. While she does not earn a lot, she can put food on the table for her family. She has four children ages 21, 16, 10 and 6 years old. Lucia wants to do more for her family. She wants to earn a better income to be able to support their needs. Lucia knows that she can earn more than she is earning now with a loan from World Vision, as she will be able to buy enough feed for her pigs. With faith in God, coupled with hard work, Lucia knows that her life will eventually change. Her income will primarily be used for her children's education and daily consumption.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Estela
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Estela is from Philippines. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $475 to invest in the business.
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    Letecia Pelare lives in Hilongos where she grows rice as a means of supporting her family. Recently there was an attack of tungor, a virus that causes the rice grains to not grow, and she lost most of her crop. She is asking for funding from World Vision so that she can purchase more rice grains to sustain her business. She is very confident that she will have a better crop next season. All of Letecia's income goes towards providing for her family's needs and education for her two children. She is concerned about have the money for them to continue their schooling. With the funding from World Vision she would be able to continue her business and not worry so much about her family. Leticia has also thought about investing in another business, maybe raising hogs. If she has a good crop next season she would have extra money to do this.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Maribel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maribel is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase additional goods.
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    Maribel Pedere owns a Sari-sari store in Hilongos, Leyte since 2004. Her business started small but she has been able to slowly expand it. She has managed her business very successfully. She is requesting a loan to purchase more products for her customers. If she increases her inventory she will be able to increase her profits. She has two children: Nathaniel-11 and Domar-6 year old. The additional income will go to her family's daily consumption, reinvestment in the same business and savings for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Leoncia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Leoncia is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase merchandise.
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    Leoncie owns a souvenir shop in Bato, Philippines. Through this business, she is able to support her four children. She would like to expand this business, hoping to create more revenue for her family. With the loan from World Vision, Leoncie will buy additional merchandise like sunglasses, reading glasses, umbrellas, and various picnic gears that she can then sell at her store. She hopes that this will allow her family to have a better life. Her income will be used for her children's education, daily expenses, investments for another business, and allow her to save for her future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Ruth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruth is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to maintain the tricycle.
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    Ruth has a tricycle transportation business in Carmen, Cebu. At the end of the day, she will earn an average income of Php150.00/day for her family which equates to a few American dollars. Ruth is married and has two grown children that she helps support. However, with the tricycle maintenance and basic prices of commodities on the rise, she has difficulty meeting all the needs. Ruth is hopeful that someday she will have more business options to depend on. So with a loan from World Vision, Ruth will be able to expand the business and keep the repairs of the tricycle current. Her income will be for her family's daily consumption and reinvestment on the same business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Prudencia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Prudencia is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $700 Additional capital .
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    With five of her grown children living on their own, Prudencia is working hard to provide for her own needs. She wakes up early in the morning to prepare her fresh fish to sell at the market. A loan would enable her to purchase more fish to sell and increase her profits. Her plans for additional income include home renovations, church donations, and saving for her future needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Josefina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Josefina is from Philippines. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $475 additional capital .
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    Josefina owns a sari-sari store in Carmen, Cebu where she lives with her five children. The income puts food on her table. But with more capital, Josefina is confident she can increase her income. A loan would enable her to buy more items to sell. It will increase her customer base and create customer loyalty. Additional income will be used to meet her family's daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Vivian
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vivian is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to buy more merchandise like canned goods, rice, soft drinks, snack foods and Christmas home decorations .
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    50 year old Vivian Apondar is from the community of Sogod, Cebu in the Philippines. She owns a Sari-sari store through which she supports her family, including her 18 year old son, Dominic. Vivian dreams of expanding her store in time for the Christmas Holiday Season to sell Christmas decorations. She is asking for a loan to buy more merchandise like canned goods, rice, soft drinks, snack foods and Christmas home decorations. With her income, she will pay for her son's education and provide for her family's daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Debie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Debie is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $175 to purchase merchandise.
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    Debie is 31 years old and lives Matalom, Leyte, Philippines with her son Milven who is 6. She operates a sari-sari store (variety or convenience store) to support herself and her son. As most of her income is used to provide for their support, she finds it difficult to replenish her inventory as quickly as she needs to. Debi realizes that if she had more merchandise to offer her customers, she could increase her sales volume. This loan from World Vision will provide funds to buy snack food, canned food, sugar, noodles, eggs, toiletries and seasonings, allowing Debi to replenish her shelves quicker. She would also be able to expand her business by selling rice and home cooked meals. As a result Debie would be able to increase her sales and profitability. The additional profit will allow Debie to provide for school fees and house renovation, as well as better meet the daily needs of her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Prescilla
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Prescilla is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase feed .
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    Prescilla Baldoza lives in Mabinay, Negros Oriental where she raises hogs to provide for her family. She has be doing this since 2000. It is hard work, but she has her family to take care of. Her main challenge is having the money to buy enough feed for the hogs. The hog feed is quite expensive and she does not always have enough on hand. Prescilla is asking for funding from World Vision to sustain her business. With a good supply of feed on hand, she can feed the hogs well and this will enable her to get a better price for the hogs when she sells them. This would help to increase the family's income. Precilla is the mother of one small child and all of her income goes to providing for the the family's daily needs. The extra income would go to providing for their basic needs like milk, baby food and diapers. She is hoping that she will also be able to save some money to invest back into the business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Marialita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marialita is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $275 to buy merchandise to sell.
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    With two grown children, Marialita is running a sari-sari (convenience) store in her little town of Hilongos, Philippines. Greeting her customers with a smile and a desire to provide them with quality products, Marialita wants to make improvements that will attract new customers as well as provide her loyal customers with a reason to come back. She wants to purchase additional merchandise to keep her shelves well stocked. However, due to a shortage of funds, she has not been able to create the business she wants. A loan from World Vision will enable Marialita to replenish stocks, and create a business that meets the needs of her neighbors. With the additional income she earns, not only will she be able to reinvest in her store but she will also be able to meet her and her family's needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • Josephine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Josephine is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase fertilizer, seeds and insecticides.
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    Josephine Villaflor is a mother of four children, ages: 3, 14, 21 and 23. Josephine lives with her family in Hilongos, Leyte in the Philippines. Here she works very hard farming rice, bananas, and vegetables to earn a living for her family. At this time, Josephine lacks the funds needed to properly maintain her farm. With a loan from World Vision, Josephine will be able to purchase fertilizer, seeds, and insecticides to grow and protect her crops. Because of the loan, she'll be able to grow healthy crops to sell to her community for profit. She'll also be able to expand her business and generate more income. With the additional income she earns, Josephine will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Flordeliza
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Flordeliza is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy additional inventory of clothing and bags.
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    Since 2000 Flordeliza has been reselling clothing and bags in the community of Naic, Cavite province in the Phillipines. Her income helps support her family including her one child. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to buy additional stocks in bulk for a better profit. She dreams of improving her business so that it will become stable and more prosperous for her family. Any additional income will be for renovating her house.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Estelita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Estelita is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fresh fish and a fish net.
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    Estelita lives in Naic, Cavite Philippines and is a mother to three children (ages 12, 7, and 4). She provides for their needs through her fishing and fish selling business. Estelita would like to buy a fish net for her fishing activity but she lacks the financial capital she needs to do so. A World Vision loan will enable her to purchase a new and sturdy one so that her family can get a good catch. The additional income will go towards her children's schooling, the family's daily consumption, reinvestment in her business and savings.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Arlene
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Arlene is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $250 to buy canned goods, noodles and additional capital for livestock.
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    Arlene and her husband have six children; three of them are in school. Arlene is 40-years-old and for more than five years has ran a small store, selling canned goods, noodles, eggs, chips. She lives in the Mountain View region of the Philippines. Arlene also has a second business where she raises and sells chickens and cows. This second business provides a supplemental income which Arlene needs to support her family. Arlene has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy canned goods, noodles and additional livestock to raise and sell.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Alberta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alberta is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy blouses, skirts, shorts, trousers, shirts, dresses, and underwear.
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    Alberta is 54 years old and lives in the Vicente Camalote region of Mexico. She earns a living selling clothing, which she has done for four years. With a micro loan from World Vision, she would be able to restock her clothing supply, including blouses, skirts, shorts, trousers, shirts, dresses, and underwear. With the increased income, she will be able to have food, clothing, and medical care.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Irma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Irma is from Bolivia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to restock store.
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    Irma is 22 years old and lives with her family in World Vision’s Los Chacos region in Bolivia. For last two years, Irma has been operating a small general store within her community, to help provide for her family. Irma has requested a loan from World Vision to buy more merchandise for her store. The loan will help her to expand her business, increase her income and provide for her family's daily needs. Irma and her husband have one child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Fabiola
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Fabiola is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy shoes, heels, sandals, tennis shoes, and trousers.
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    Fabiola is 33 years old, and she runs a small business selling catalog shoes and clothes. She lives in World Vision's Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. Fabiola has sold catalog shoes and clothes in this area for 3 years. Fabiola has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy shoes, heels, sandals, tennis shoes, and trousers. Fabiola and her husband live in an indigenous Mazahua community. They have 2 children, 1 of whom is currently studying in school. Fabiola works hard to improve the children's living conditions. She sells clothes and shoes to responsible customers who have proven that they will pay every installment. Fabiola also embroiders napkins to sell in Zitácuaro, one of the most important cities in the state where she lives. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Bartola
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bartola is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy one young sheep and if she has some money left she wants to buy pasture.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Mansueta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mansueta is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase fresh fish to sell.
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    Mansueta Ampil is a 52 year old mother of three children, who lives with her family in Mabinay, Negros Oriental. Mansueta owns and operates a fish vendor in her local town, where she sells fresh fish to help earn a living for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Mansueta will be able to purchase more fresh fish to sell. This loan will allow her to expand her business and generate more income. With the additional income, Mansueta will be able to provide for her family's daily needs, pay for her childrens education, create a savings and reinvest in her fish selling business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Meretech
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Meretech is from Ethiopia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy an ox for farming.
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    Meretech is a farmer. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy an ox for farming. Meretech believes that she will be successful if she works hard. She is the mother of 6 children, and with her additional income, she will improve her lifestyle and provide her children with a healthy diet and an education. Meretech will also invest her profits to buy selected seeds and fertilizer to continue enhancing her crops. In the future, she hopes to own a private grain store and help her friends through her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Horn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Horn is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and animal food.
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    For the last 6 years, Horn has operated her small business in the Samrong region in Cambodia. She grows rice and raises piglets to sell to the customers in her community. Horn has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and animal food in order to purchase school supplies, food for the family and fertilizer. Horn is 35 years old and the mother of 4 children, who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Saron
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    $25
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    Saron is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy fertilizer and pesticide .
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    Saron and her children live in Cambodia. To provide for her family, Saron grows rice and corn. But with all her work, Saron is struggling to provide the most basic needs for her children. Saron does not have enough money meet her family's needs, let alone, to buy seeds or fertilizer for her field. And she wants to hire labor to help her harvest her rice and corn, so that she will sell it early and at a higher price. This loan from World Vision will be a great help for Saron because she can buy more seeds and fertilizer. In addition, she will be able to hire help to harvest her crops on time. With the additional income, Saron will be able to provide enough food for her family, send her children to school, and improve their living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Abera
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Abera is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $300 to buy supplies in bulk.
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    Abera is 46 years old and runs a small business by selling grains. He lives in World Vision's Hidabu Abote region in Ethiopia. Abera has sold grains in this area for more than five years. He has two employees, who help him run the shop. Abera also has a second business, where he raises cows. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Abera needs to support his family. Abera has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy supplies in bulk.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Agapo
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agapo is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $600 to purchase more cattle for re-sell.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Guyane
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Guyane is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,200 to purchase seeds.
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    Gayane is a farmer in Armenia. She breeds cattle and cultivates land for a living. Guyane has requested a loan from World Vision in order to purchase seeds so that she may start cultivating her land and plant this years crops. The loan will also allow her to hire workers to help with this. Gayane lives with her husband and two sons and hopes that this year's harvest will earn more income from its sales. She believes that larger crops will provide her with greater financial stability and help her provide a better life for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,200
  • Sokhim
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokhim is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to buy fertilizer and hire labor.
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    Sokhim earns a living by growing rice. However, she does not have enough money to buy fertilizer for her rice field. Moreover, she needs to hire additional laborers to help her harvest her rice plants and sell them on time. A loan will help her to gain larger profits from her crops at harvest time. It will also enable her to have enough money to buy food to eat and have her house fixed up. In the future, she would like to enlarge her farmland and grow rice more than once a year.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carmen is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase more grocery stock.
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    Carmen is 51 years old and runs a small business selling bread, soft drinks, canned goods, and rice. She lives in World Vision’s Los Chacos region in Bolivia. Carmen has sold bread, soft drinks, canned goods, and rice in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Carmen has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more grocery stock. Carmen and her husband have 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Virginia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Virginia is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $250 to buy more clothes for sale like blankets, trausers and bags.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Tilahun
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tilahun is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $300 to purchase additional cattle.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Saven
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Saven is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase fertilizer, pesticide, and piglets.
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    Saven is 49 years old and cares for 2 additional dependents in her home. She lives in World Vision's Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. Saven runs a small business growing rice, and has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her farm. Saven also has a second business in which she raises cows. This second business provides a supplemental income which Saven needs to support her family. Saven has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer, pesticide, and piglets. This will help Saven grow and sell more rice and begin raising pigs. The money this expansion generates will increase her overall income and allow her to better support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350

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