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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
  • 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 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
  • Mary Grace
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mary Grace is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $425 to buy supplies to harvest seaweed.
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    Mary Grace farms seaweed in Bato, Leyte, making use of an abundant resource. This business has been profitable for her, but right now, she is in need of additional capital to buy raw materials like straw and wooden peg. Mary Grace is 28 years old and has a five year old son named Dexter, who looks very charming. Her dream is to provide for her family’s daily needs, secure her son's future, and provide for his education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Guadalupe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy medicine for her pharmacy.
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    Guadalupe lives in Cabacera, Mexico and established a drugstore in her house 12 years ago. She faces challenges with her business that are very important to overcome because she has three children to support. Because she tries to provide them with a good education, she is not always able to purchase medicines that she can sell in the drugstore. Sometimes she closes her business because she does not have a large enough inventory, and the problem is compounded by the expiration of the medicines that she has not yet been able to sell. A loan from World Vision will allow Guadalupe to purchase a large enough stock that she can attract customers and keep her store open. With the profit from her business, Guadalupe will help her husband support their family and pay for the education of their children. Guadalupe is 45 years old and has been married for 24 years. Her husband is a cab driver, and their three children are all in school; the oldest child is in college.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • 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
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    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
  • Reyna Delia
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Reyna Delia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $625 to buy plastic cups and plates, milk, sugar, vanilla, tomatoes, onions, meat, hot peppers, cheese, tortillas, etc. .
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    Reyna Delia Silvia Megia lives in the community of Tetela, Mexico which is located in a sugarcane area just a few minutes away from one of the most important precincts in the state of Oaxaca. Reyna is a widow and has been working for the past 10 years. She started her own business of selling flans and stews and has to work very hard to provide for her family. Once the food is prepared she goes to neighbors and friends first to sell her products and then sells door to door. Reyna's business to doing well and everyday she gets new customers who praise her for her delicious dishes. Reyna wants to improve her business and make it grow. In order for Reyna's business to grow she needs a loan to buy plastic cups and plates, milk, sugar, vanilla, tomatoes, onions, meat, hot peppers, cheese, tortillas, etc. to make more products to sell. Reyna is 44 years old and studied up to high school. She has three children but just one of them lives with her. Her daughter is 19 years old and is in college. Reyna wants to provide a better quality of life for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Santa Teresita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Santa Teresita is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $725 to buy electric parts, mufflers, exhausts, brake linings, grease, spark plugs and wires .
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    Santa Teresita Ventura Calihua is a 35 year old woman who lives in Cosolapa, Mexico. The community of Cosolapa is in a sugarcane area in the state of Oaxaca. She is married to Misael who is a welder and repairs cars. Teresita and her husband decided to open their own auto parts store because Misael always had trouble finding the parts he needed to repair cars. Misael had to travel to other communities to buy parts which took up a lot of time and money. Their business has grown day by day and they try to keep the auto parts store well stocked. Teresita is asking for a loan to buy electric parts, mufflers, exhausts, brake linings, grease, spark plugs and wires. Teresita and her husband believe that the key to success is to provide good service and to be nice to their clients. She wants their business to succeed and she would like to open a car repair workshop in the future. Teresita and Misael have two children, one in 6th grade and the other in 3rd grade. Additional income brought into the business will help cover their basic needs and cover their children's school expenses.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $725
  • Rogelia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    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
  • Cirina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Cirina is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $625 to buy oil, eggs, milk, rice, beans, sugar, cookies, sodas, toilet paper and soap.
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    Thank you for considertion of this loan to help Cirina expand her grocery business. Mrs. Cirina Zacapala Luna is a 42-year old single mother with two children: Fabian and Anahi. Both of them go to school; one is in high school and the other is in junior high. She has been working very hard for over 15 years in a grocery store that she started because she didn’t have money to support her family and because she couldn’t find a job. A World Vision microloan will help her buy more merchandise such as: oil, eggs, rice, milk, beans, sugar, cookies, sodas, toilet paper and soap. Mrs. Cirina is confident that this loan will benefit both her business and her family. A more secure source of income will allow her to keep investing in her business, build greater profits and savings. With her profits, Cirina wants to continue investing in her store, increasing her profits so she and her children will have a better quality of life and better economic support. She will continue helping her children attend school for their future well-being.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • 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
  • 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
  • Maria Del Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Del Carmen is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to purchase manure, insecticides and fertilizer .
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    Carmen lives in a community where the main activities are the sales of sheep and the growing of avocados. This is because the land is quite rich and perfect for this type of fruit. More than four years ago, she started buying avocado plants to establish an orchard, since she already owned enough land to accommodate it. Little by little, she managed to gather forty trees and had good results in the first harvest season. Her major challenge is having no water source near the plot which means she needs to carry water in buckets, which is a testimony to Carmen's hardwork and determination. Her trees are starting to grow flowers again and Carmen is requesting a World Vision microloan to purchase manure, fertilizer and insecticides to ensure the highest quality avocados that she can take to market this season. With the additional income she plans to reinvest in her orchard by purchasing a water pump and hoses to make the process of irrigation a little easier. This will ensure her orchard remains financially viable in the future and she can improve her living conditions, as well as supply the locals with quality produce.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • 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
  • Van
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Van is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and hire labor.
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    Van runs a business growing rice. However, she needs to hire labor to help her harvest her rice plants before the rainy season. Also, she needs to buy natural fertilizer for her farming business for the next season. A loan will enable her to buy any necessary farming materials. Moreover, she will be able to have enough money to buy food and to send her children to school. in the future, she plans to buy more farmland and plant more vegetable in order to increase her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Savuth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Savuth is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy fertilizer and pesticides .
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    Savuth is a wife and mother, her husband is laborer in Thailand. Savuth lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia, where she grows rice and potato to sell, to help provide for her family. At this time Savuth lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer and pesticides for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Savuth will be able to purchase fertilizer and pesticides for her farming business. Because of the loan, she'll be able to grow healthy crops of potato and rice to sell, grow her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Savuth will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Delfina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Delfina is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $300 to buy perfumes, lipsticks, eyeshadows, foundation, nail polish, eyelineres, etc.
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    Delfina lives in the Vicente Camalote region of Mexico with her family. For the past six years, she has made a living by selling cosmetics to customers in her community. She also has a second business selling snacks. Delfina has requested a micro loan from World Vision in order to purchase more cosmetics and snacks to sell. With the increased income, she will be able to provide food, clothing, and medical care for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Ancelma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ancelma is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy vegetables, rice, noodles, and fruits.
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    Ancelma is 40 years old and runs a small business selling vegetables and fruits. She lives in World Vision’s Machareti region in Bolivia. Ancelma has sold vegetables and fruits in this area for 5 years. Ancelma has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy vegetables, rice, noodles, and fruits. Ancelma has 2 children, 1 of whom is currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • 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
  • Minerva
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Minerva is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to buy different perfumes.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Abire
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Abire is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $150 to buy fertilizer and seeds.
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    Abire is a farmer who supplies her community with various types of grain. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy fertilizer and seeds. Abire is happy with her farming business because she believes that she will be able to increase her income if she works hard. Her business is going well. With her additional income, Abire will improve her lifestyle and send her children to a good school. In the future, Abire hopes to start a second business of fattening cattle and sheep.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Niguse
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Niguse is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $200 to buy fertilizer and selected seeds.
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    Niguse is 45 years old, and he runs a small business growing crops. He lives in World Vision’s Efrata region in Ethiopia. Niguse has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. He also has 1 employee who helps him run his farm. Niguse also has a second business where he sells grains. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Niguse needs to support his family. Niguse has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy fertilizer and selected seeds. This will help Niguse grow and sell more crop,s which will increase his overall income. Niguse and his wife have 4 children, 3 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Salustiana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Salustiana is from Bolivia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy candy to sell.
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    Salustiana is 49 years old, and she runs a small business selling candy. She lives in World Vision's Qallpa region in Bolivia. Salustiana has sold candy in this area for 3 years. Salustiana has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy candy to sell. Salustiana has 3 children, all of whom are currently studying in school. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Maria Santa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Santa is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy manure and insecticides to carry on growing avocados.
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    For the last 6 years Maria Santa has operated her small business in the Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. She grows avocados to sell to customers in her community. She also has 2 employees to help her run her farm. Maria Santa has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy manure and insecticides to carry on growing avocados to purchase fertilizer, expand the current business and buy supplies in bulk. Maria Santa is 24 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school. María and her husband own an avocado orchard which she has been taking care of since they got married six years ago. María wants to use her loan to keep the fruit in good condition since the harvest season is about to begin. Fortunately for Maria, the costumers come to her very house to buy the produce by tons since she has almost 80 avocado trees. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Ansha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ansha is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer.
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    Ansha is 45-years-old and runs a small farm growing crops such as wheat and barley. She lives with her husband and three children in World Vision's Kemisse region in Ethiopia. As a hardworking mother, Ansha also has a second business where she grows and sells vegetables and cattle. This second business provides a supplemental income which Ansha needs to support her family. Ansha has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer, which will increase her crop yields. This will help Ansha maximize her overall income. Increasing her income is important to Ansha because she wants to provide her children with the things they need and to pay for the school fees so that they will have a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Lai
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lai is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Sombo
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sombo is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and rice seeds.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250

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