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Lending History

  • Mariana
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Mariana is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $1,300 to purchase fruit and vegetables .
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    Mariana has a business selling fruit and vegetables in several local towns. With a loan from World Vision, Mariana plans to buy larger quantities and a larger variety of fruit and vegetables. The additional income she will earn by expanding her business will make better life for her family and benefit local communities. Mariana is thirty one years old, married, and has four children. She began her business ten years ago, to help her husband support their family. She purchases the foods at a wholesale market very early every morning, then sells them in several local communities. This loan will allow her to increase her income so she can purchase more containers for the food and a scale to weigh them. In the future, Mariana hopes to save money and continue to invest in her business so she can have her own store close to the local communities.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,300
  • Maria De Los Angeles
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria De Los Angeles is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $1,225 to purchase fruit and vegetables.
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    Maria makes a living by selling fruit and vegetables at her produce store. Her desire is to invest in and expand her business so that her profits will increase. In this way, she will be able to make a better life for herself and her family. With a loan from World Vision, Maria plans to purchase a large variety of produce, including tomatoes, onion, potatoes, garlic, and chilis in addition to many kinds of fruit. Maria is thirty one years old and single. She supports her elderly parents, who can no longer work. The additional income she will earn from increasing her business will allow Maria to provide better care for her parents. In the future, Maria hopes to continue to invest in her business and to build a larger store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,225
  • Eneyda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Eneyda is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $850 to expand inventory.
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    Eneyda Pastrana Avila lives in Tierra Blanca community, in the state of Guerrero. She works selling Mexican snacks like sopes (fried tortilla topped with refried beans, onion and hot sauce), fried tacos, tostadas, enchiladas, quesadillas and other items. She is asking for funding from World Vision to purchase additional items such as different types of chilies, tomatoes, meat and spices so that she add more items to her menu. Eneyda is single and has no children, but she does support and care for her elderly parents. All of her income goes towards providing for their needs. While her business is fairly successful, she is wanting to increase her business so that she can provide a better quality of life for her parents. It has always been Eneyda's dream to have her own restaurant. If she is able to increase her business, she would be able to save enough so that she could rent a space, or maybe even have a place built, for her restaurant. She is a hard worker and wants to make her parents proud of her.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Marcelina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marcelina is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $175 to purchase turkeys and feed.
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    Marcelina is a single mother who has been supporting her family by raising turkeys for fifteen years. She buys young turkeys locally, then sells them at a wholesale food market when they are grown. Her goal is to raise healthier, faster growing birds so she can sell them more quickly and for a better price. This improvement will make Marcelina’s business more profitable and help her to make a better life for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Marcelina plans to purchase healthier birds and better quality feed. With the additional income she will earn from this improvement, Marcelina will provide her two children’s daily needs, pay their educational fees, and reinvest in her business. In the future, Marcelina hopes to have her own henhouse at the wholesale market where she could sell her turkeys.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Rosaura
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosaura is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase different candies to sell.
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    Rosaura is a 48 year old resident of Zirahuato, a small town in central Mexico. Because of the archeological sites close to her town, it is visited by tourists from the all over the world. She started selling candy outside her house two years ago in order to help her husband Jose Luis with their expenses because he does not earn a lot of money. One of her biggest challenges is that her sales vary depending on the tourism in the area. As such, Rosaura would also like to undertake another business, selling home-cooked meals in front of her house in order to supplement her income. With a loan from World Vision, she hopes to expand her candy selling business with the additional supplies, as well as start selling her cooking. With the additional income Rosaura plans on buying school supplies for her son. He is currently in junior high school and needs these in order to continue studying. She also hopes to expand her business enough so that one day she will be able to renovate a room in her house so as to provide a place to rent video games to local children. This additional business will help her make money all year round instead of being completely reliant on tourism.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Maria Teresa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Teresa is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $375 to purchase products for her esthetician business.
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    Teresa is married to Armando. They have two children who are elementary school. She studied beauty culture after she got married. She did not want to be supported by her husband. She has been improving her techniques to cut hair and she gives manicures, pedicures, and other things. For 10 years she has been running her beauty business. She is asking for credit to buy instruments and products such as combs, iron, liquids, colors, scissors and other things. Her challenge is for more people to learn about her business. She operates her business from her home and she does not have a sign advertising it. With a loan, she will purchase a sign. She will also be able to provide a better life for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Socorro
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Socorro is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase ingredients to make tamales to sell .
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    Socorro is a food vendor. She has been selling tamales to make a living for two years in order to pay her children education. Socorro invested the loan she received in her tamale business. She purchased tomatoes, chilies, corn, firewood, chickens, and meat. Socorro’s dream is to continue investing in her business to make it grow. She would like to build a small warehouse to start another business selling snacks. She would like to purchase chairs, and tables. Socorro knows that if her profits increase, her family is going to benefit greatly because their quality of life will improve and they will have a better future. Socorro is thirty-eight-years-old; she is a widow. She has three children. One is in second grade and the other two are married.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Juana Maria
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana Maria is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, garlic, cabbage, bread, tortillas, cheese, coriander, oil and gas. .
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    Juana started her tacos and tortas business a couple of years ago so she could support her son thru school and provide him with a college education. She wakes up early every morning and starts cooking stews and sauces, and then she takes everything to her refreshment stand and waits for customers to come and eat her delicious tacos and tortas. She needs this loan to buy tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, garlic, cabbage, bread, tortillas, cheese, coriander, oil and gas to cook and sell. She hopes that with this investment her business will succeed so she can provide a better quality of education to son. Juana Maria is 36 years old and she studied up to high school. She is a widow and has a son who is 10 years old and goes to elementary school. She and her family live on the community of Cosolapa, known for its beautiful weather. It’s near a sugarcane area between many hills.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400

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