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  • 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
  • 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
  • Beatha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Beatha is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase a large quantity of local drinks.
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    Beatha sells local drinks to earn a living. Right now, Beatha does not have enough money to purchase enough local drinks to sell to earn an adequate living. With her loan, she plans on purchasing a large quantity of local drinks to sell. She believes that loan will enable her to improve her business. In addition, she thinks the profits will help her better the lives of her three children. Her business goal is to expand her shop and sell more drinks. Likewise, Beatha dreams of owning a house one day in the future. She hopes to become financially stable and wants her business to become a place in her community where customers come to purchase their beverages. With her additional gains, she hopes to increase the opportunities for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • 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
  • Raliya
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Raliya is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to renovate rental houses.
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    Raliya Mohamed manages real estate properties in Mukuru-Njenga, Kenya. She wants to renovate the rental properties that she currently owns and rents out. She is unable to do so currently because of the high costs of construction. She also has trouble collecting rent from her tenants because many of them are unable to pay. Raliya is requesting a loan from World Vision to use to renovate the houses that she rents out. This will increase the value of her properties. Her goal is to improve her real estate business in order to improve her family's living standards and to be able to pay the school fees for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • 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
  • Julia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Julia is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $575 to enable her to purchase farm inputs and to pay for labor.
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    Julia is a small-scale farmer who wants to expand the size of her farming business. The roads near Julia are very poor, which makes transporting her goods difficult. She also lacks capital. Julia’s goal is to have the maximum yield from her farm and to make her business self-sustaining. Julia’s family is not in a stable position right now. She hopes that this loan will help to improve the living conditions of her children and of her entire family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Margret
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margret is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $575 to expand her tailoring business.
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    Margaret runs a tailoring business in Soweto. Her goal is to open a large tailoring shop and be a leading tailor and business woman in her community. She envisions that her shop will not only provide tailoring services to her customers but also educate them about tailoring and about running a business. Unfortunately, a lack of finances and the high cost of textiles has limited her ability to expand her business. A loan from World Vision would allow Margaret to purchase the equipment and materials necessary to expand her business into the large shop she dreams of. Margaret would also use her increased income from a larger shop to provide the basic needs of her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Rosula
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosula is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase cattle for resale.
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    Rosula is married and the mother of three children. She cares for her two-year old grand-daughter. For the past ten years, Rosula has bought and sold cattle; she has reaped good profits from her hard work and business sense. A challenging aspect of her business is when clients do not want to pay the exact price for the cattle. To keep some of her clients, Rosula negotiates a cost that does not render a profit. A World Vision microloan would enable Rosula to purchase more cattle simultaneously, in order to take advantage of better prices from her suppliers. She can remain in business and earn higher profits. The additional profits will help with her family expenses and keep Rosula's community stocked with needed cattle for their own farm activities, byproducts and meat.
    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
    They gave
    $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
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    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
  • 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
    They gave
    $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
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    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
  • 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

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