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Lending History

  • Reth
    They gave
    $225
    This loan is fully funded
    Reth is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $275 to purchase rice fields and farming tools.
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    Reth Nov grows rice and cassava during the harvest season. During the off-season, she works on a maize farm. Reth would like a World Vision loan to expand her business, which has been difficult. With the loan, Reth will be able to save and purchase two additional hectares of rice fields to help increase her profits. She hopes to start a grocery store in the future. Reth will be able to support her family by providing necessities such as food and proper clothing and make sure her children attend school. She also hopes to hire employees from her community during the harvest season.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • Salvador
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Salvador is from Mexico. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $425 to purchase the necessary inputs for avocado cultivation.
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    Salvador grows and sells avocados in Malacate, Mexico, to make a living. He has worked in this business for the past 8 years. He currently has 170 avocado trees under cultivation, and they give fruit twice a year, but only 52 regularly give fruit because the others are still too young. He produces over 15 tons of avocados per year and sells them in the market to his customers. Recently, Salvador's trees were seriously affected by freezing temperatures. This caused his trees to produce fewer avocados than expected. With a loan from World Vision, Salvador wants to purchase more avocado plants and organic fertilizer because this helps his plants withstand the effects of the harsh weather. Salvador's goal is to expand his avocado orchard and also plant peach trees. A loan will be a great help for his business, but profits from his loan will also allow him to offer his daughters a better quality of life. Salvador is 27 years old and is married to Guadalupe, who works as a secretary. They have two daughters.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Theoneste
    They gave
    $200
    This loan is fully funded
    Theoneste is from Rwanda. He has 8 children. He needs a loan of $675 to purchase more building supplies.
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    Theoneste, a father of eight from Kibeho, Rwanda, owns a carpentry business. His currently does not have enough capital to properly run his business. With a loan through World Vision, Theoneste will be able to buy needed supplies to build and expand his carpentry business. He will then be able to increase sales and generate profit. He will also be able to employ seven other individuals in his community. Additional income created will allow him to better provide for his family, pay educational fees for his children, and save for his future. In the future, Theoneste hopes to be able to create more job for others in his community and be financially stable. He says he will have a great life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Siti
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Siti is from Indonesia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $125 to purchase basins and ingredients for her noodle stand, including noodles and seasonings.
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    Siti is a mother of three children, who lives in Surabaya city. Her business is selling noodles and solid rice in a stand close to her house. She is challenged by the fluctuating price of the ingredients she uses in her business. A World Vision micro loan will help her to purchase some new basins and other equipment to provide better service for her customers and generate more income. In the future, she hopes to have a better kiosk to sell her products and expand her business. The additional income will allow her to meet her family's basic needs and to pay for her children's school fees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Chrisna
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chrisna is from Indonesia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $125 to purchase more rice and a scale .
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    Chrisna is a married woman with one child who lives in Surabaya City. She sells rice in her house. She is challenged by lack of capital to grow her business into a grocery kiosk. A World Vision micro loan will allow her to buy a scale and to increase the quantity of rice, in order to resell and generate more income for the family. In the future, as the business grows, she hopes to open a grocery kiosk selling more variety of goods to meet her customers' demands. The additional income will allow her to meet the daily basic needs of her family and to have some savings for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Maria
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase more cereals to restock her business.
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    Maria is 40 years old and runs a small business selling cereals like maize, millet and beans. She lives in World Vision's Kabarnet region in Kenya. Maria has sold cereals in this area for four years. Maria has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more cereals to restock her business. Maria and her husband have four children who are currently studying in school. She also cares for two additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Chim
    They gave
    $350
    This loan is fully funded
    Chim is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase pigs and pig feed .
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    Chim Prak resides in the Kampung Chhnang Province of Cambodia where she raises and sells chickens and pigs. Her pigs became ill and died so she could not take them to market. This resulted in a lack of needed capital to purchase additional pigs. Due to the decreased income, she can no longer afford to pay the school fees for her child. With a loan from World Vision, Chim Prak will be able to purchase more pigs and the necessary supplies to raise them. With her increased income from the sale of the pigs, Chim Prak will be able to provide for her child’s education and also continue to support the on-going needs of her business. She hopes some day to contribute to the improvement of her village’s infrastructure.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Taschale
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Taschale is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $275 to buy lambs to raise.
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    Taschale is a sheep farmer who enjoys her work. This loan from World Vision allows her to buy more sheep for fattening up and increase her profits. She supplies sheep to the local meat market. The number of her customers is increasing and her business is becoming profitable. Taschale feels confident in her business and works hard to generate more income. In the past it was hard to get ahead of the expenses, and lack of financial help was an obstacle to effectively manage her business. Now she has a future plan to expand her business by buying young cattle to raise. As the mother of two children, Taschale wants to improve her family's quality of life and cover the costs of schooling and clothing for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • Shallama
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Shallama is from Ethiopia. He has 6 children. He needs a loan of $150 to buy feed and medicine for his cattle.
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    Shallama raises cattle and farms a small plot of land in Dimtu Guditti, Ethiopia. He is the father of six children, and the cost of supporting his household has put financial pressure on him. A loan from World Vision will help him buy enough animal feed and medicine for his cattle. If his cattle have access to better food and medicine, they will be healthier and more productive, bringing a better income to Shallama and his family. Shallama hopes to expand his farm and buy more cattle. He wants to provide the local market with fattened oxen, milk, and milk products such as cheese and butter. He will use his increased income to better care for his family’s daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Emily
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Emily is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $125 to purchase more pigs and feed.
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    Emily Ramos is a mother of four children, ages are: 1, 10, 11 and 12. Emily lives with her family in Carmen, Cebu Philippines, where she works very hard at raising pigs to help provide for her family. At this time, Emily lacks the funds needed to maintian her pig farming business and to feed them. With a loan from World Vision, Emily will be able to purchase more pigs to raise and pig feed. She'll also be able to grow healthy pigs to sell for profit, this will allow her to grow her business and increase her income. With the additional income, Emily will be able to provide for her family's daily needs, pay for her childrens education and create a savings.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Venancia
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Venancia is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy bananas, chili, chocolate, sugar, lard, table salt, cooking oil, cookies, "cacahuates" (peanuts) and different types of seeds.
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    Venancia is a forty-nine year old woman. When she was young, she could not finish elementary school because of a lack of resources. Now, she is married to Victor, a land worker, and together they have four grown children who are all married. They live in a community called "La Defensa," an important sugar cane region where the sugar mill "Ingenio La Margarita" is located. When Venancia was 14 years old, she began making and selling various Mexican dishes such as "moles" and "tamales," in order to improve the living conditions of her family. A "Mole" is a typical Mexican dish prepared with an incredible combination of spices. Depending on the region of the country, the color of the sauce and the main ingredients vary. The word comes from the Nahuatl word "molli" which means "sauce." A "tamale" is a typical little cake made with maize flour which can be stuffed with meat, cheese, sauce, or even fruits and other sweet ingredients. Its most important feature is that it is wrapped with banana or corn leaves. Its name comes from the Nahuatl word "tamalli" which means "wrapped." Venancia now sells her dishes every Saturday and Sunday, waking up early in the morning to start her cooking. As she has been in this line of work for a long time, the locals already know her and make large "tamale" orders for special events. Venancia would like to further expand her business but she lacks the financial capital to do so. With a loan from World Vision Venancia will be able to invest in her business by buying ingredients such as bananas, chocolate, chili, sugar, lard, table salt, cooking oil, "cacahuates" (Nahuatl word for peanuts), and different types of seeds. All of these ingredients are the main components of the Mexican dish "mole," cooked in Venancia's own style. She will also be able to buy banana leaves, maize and lard to bake "tamales." Venancia is confident that this loan will help her improve her business. Having more ingredients and a larger quantity of food to prepare will allow her to increase her income to help her family and improve their living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Nat
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nat is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $125 to buy pig feed and hire workers .
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    Nat is a hardworking mother of three children and a farmer who grows rice and raises pigs. She has ambitions to lease more land in order to increase her cultivation and profits. She needs money to buy feed for her pigs in order for them to grow healthy and quickly get them to market. She also needs capital to hire workers to help hasten the plowing and planting process. A World Vision micro loan will help Nat raise more pigs that she can easily sell for profit. Hiring workers will increase her rice yield. The additional income will be used to pay her loan and further invest in her farm, which will generate more income. Nat will be able to pay for her children's education. The family's living conditions will improve and she will be able to contribute more to the local economy.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Chrey
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chrey is from Cambodia. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer, pesticides and to pay for irrigation.
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    Chrey Nuth is a farmer in the Kampung Chhnang Province of Cambodia. She grows rice, watermelons and soybeans. Her farm depends on natural rainfall because she cannot afford to irrigate it, hence her crops do not grow well. She also cannot afford fertilizer. There is no doubt that her farm is not producing crops at its maximum potential. Chrey would like to expand her business so that she can afford to provide her family with nutritious food so that her children will grow up to be healthy and strong. She is requesting a loan to improve her farm. She will buy fertilizer, pesticides, and pay for the farm to be irrigated. This will increase her output at the harvest time and increase her income. With a better income, her family will have a better livelihood. Chrey will keep some savings to use for the next growing season.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Candelaria
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Candelaria is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $475 to buy more natural products .
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    Coapilla is a community in the state of Chiapas whose name means “Crown of Summits” in Nahuatl. It is located in the northern mountain zone of the state. The conditions of the land are perfect for the growth of coffee, chayote, avocado, blackberry, peach, strawberry, corn and beans. Candelaria lives in this beautiful area; she is married to Vicente and they have one child. She's been happily working in natural product sales for almost two years with good profits. The challenges Candelaria faces are when her clients come to look for a specific product, but she no longer has it in stock, as well as the difficulities associated with traveling to get more products. Candelaria is requesting a World Vision microloan to buy, in bulk, more natural products for resale. She will then have the opportunity to offer a better-quality service, increase customer satisfaction and increase sales. For people in the community, nutritional clubs are very important because they are now used for the natural products that help improve health. Additional profits will be used to improve Candelaria's family's lifestyle and her savings will be reinvested to keep purchasing bulk natural products to ensure her business remains competitive and financially viable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Agachew
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Agachew is from Ethiopia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $175 to add to his grain stores.
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    Agachew operates a shop where he sells various grains to the local people. A young businessman, Agachew knows how to deal well with his customers and his customers are pleased to buy the grains that he supplies. He observes that his business is expanding and is certain that, with enough effort, his business will be successful. Agachew is requesting a loan from World Vision to increase the amount of grain that he can store. With the additional income earned from his business expansion, Agachew will be able to feed his children a more nutritious diet, to keep them in school, and to pay for medication. He is also helping his community by providing them with the things that they need. As his business grows, he will be able to help his friends.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Carmen
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Carmen is from Mexico. She has 10 children. She needs a loan of $325 to buy firewood, maize, tomatoes, chili, table salt, lime, chicken meat, and beef .
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    Carmen is a responsible and hard-working woman who started baking and selling corundas 17 years ago to earn an income. "Corundas" are a typical Mexican dish coming specifically from the state of Michoacan (where Carmen lives). This dish is made with maize flour and it has meat or cheese filling, but its main characteristic is that it is wrapped in fresh corn leaves, creating a triangle shape. Carmen explains that she wakes up every day at 5 a.m. to start baking the food and then she sells her corundas in the streets of her community. There are times when her clients tend to ask for large corundas orders for special events. Carmen learned to bake this Mexican dish when she was a young girl because she needed to help with the family expenses. Carmen's is a single mother of 10 children and she has managed to provide for all of her children on her own. Carmen and her husband are separated and he no longer helps Carmen with expenses. Unfortunately, what she has not been able to do is to continue paying the school expenses. Several of her children dropped out of school because of this. With a loan from World Vision Carmen will buy the ingredients she needs to prepare corundas and to deliver the pending orders to earn her income. Her plan is to open a grocery store because she needs to earn more profits to support her children and send them to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Suryawanti
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Suryawanti is from Indonesia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $225 to buy rice, sugar and eggs.
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    Suryawanti, a mother of three, lives in Surabaya with her husband. She owns a grocery business and needs a loan because the prices of the commodities she sells are increasing due to inflation. With a World Vision microloan Suryawanti can purchase items for her store such as rice, sugar and eggs in bulk to get better prices and higher profits. With the additional income, Suryawanti will be able to pay for her children's studies and give her family better living conditions. She can continue to buy more commodities in bulk with her savings to sustain her business and keep providing for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $225
  • Micah
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Micah is from Kenya. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $375 to purchase more soft drink stock and pay license fees.
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    Micah Mukanda is a father of one child, he lives with his family in Kawangware, a rural part of Kenya. Micah has been working hard at his soft drink business within his local community, to help earn a living for his family. At this time, Micah lacks the funds needed to sustain his soft drink business. With a loan from World Vision, Micah will be able to purchase more soft drink stock for his business and pay his licensing fees, in order to continue to operate his business. He'll also be able to expand his business and increase his income. With the additonal income, Micah will be able to provide for all of his family's daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $375
  • Saimah
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Saimah is from Indonesia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $125 to purchase meat, peppers and spices.
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    Saimah helps her husband support their family by making and selling meatballs. She sells the meatballs from a wagon which she moves from place to place. She can carry little of her supplies and products because the wagon is fragile and in poor repair. Her goal is to improve her business to make it more profitable, so she can make a better life for her family. With a loan from World Vision, Saimah plans to purchase ingredients such as meat, peppers and spices. With the profits she will earn from increased sales, she will be able to help provide the daily necessities for her family and pay the school fees for her four children. She plans to reinvest in her business and move it to a stationary booth in a favorable location.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Teresita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Teresita is from Philippines. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy fertilizer, feed and a piglet.
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    Teresita lives in the town of Mabinay, Negros Oriental and works diligently on her farm to provide for her family. She has four children to support: Airel (16), Joel (15), Christian (11) and Liezel (8). The school year will start soon and she needs to be prepare for their educational expenses. Teresita dreams of improving her business so that her children will have a better future through education. A World Vision loan will help her in her farming and hog raising business by allowing her to buy fertilizer, hog feed, and a new piglet to raise. Any additional profits will be for her family's daily consumption, savings, and reinvestment in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Florencia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Florencia is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase bamboo and more merchandise for the store.
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    Florencia operates two businesses. She has a small store and makes and sells bamboo skewers. She maintained both businesses while raising her three children. Now that her children are all grown, she would like to focus on improving her business and making it more stable. Florencia is requesting a loan to purchase more bamboo to make skewers out of. She will also buy additional merchandise for her store. With the additional income she earns after her business expansion, she will be able to better support her family and renovate her house.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Henny
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Henny is from Indonesia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase rice, vegetables, and plastic utensils.
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    Henny helps to support her family by operating a food stand, selling dishes made with rice and vegetables. A major challenge she faces is the inability to offer all of the food items that her customers request. She wants to expand and improve her menu so her business will become more profitable and she can make a better life for her family. Henny is requesting a loan from World Vision to purchase rice, vegetables, and plastic utensils. With the additional income she will earn by expanding her menu, she will be able to provide the daily necessities for her three children. In the future, Henny plans to continue to invest in and grow her business, and to offer employment to others in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • James
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    James is from Kenya. He has 6 children. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase sugar, rice and cooking oil for resale.
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    James supports his family by operating a small convenience store. His main challenge is insufficient capital to keep the store well stocked. Because of this, he has been unable to attract more customers and expand the business. He needs to make his store more profitable so he can improve living conditions for his family. A loan from World Vision will allow James to purchase rice, cooking oil and sugar for his store. With the additional income he will earn from the sale of these products, he plans to reinvest in the business. He wants to be able to continue to support the education of his six children through college. In the future, he hopes to expand his business to become a larger general store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Sewunet
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Sewunet is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $450 to purchase parts for his taxi.
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    Sewunet supports his family by operating a local taxi service using his small three wheeled taxi called a bajaji. There is a good demand for his services and he sees great potential for a successful business if he invests in and expands it. Making his business more profitable will allow him to improve living conditions for his family. Sewunet is requesting a loan from World Vision so he can purchase parts for his taxi and keep it in good repair. With the additional income he will earn from a more efficient business, he will be able to provide his family with the daily necessities such as nutritious meals and medicine, and pay the school fees for his three children. In the future, Sewunet plans to continue to invest in his business and one day add a second taxi.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Tadelech
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Tadelech is from Ethiopia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy an ox for farming .
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    Tadelech was brought up on a farm and she is eager is maximize her harvest. That is why she needs financial support to expand her business. “I hope a World Vision loan would enable me to buy an ox. I can cultivate my land more quickly so as to get good harvest this season,” she said. For Tadelech, Shortage of money has become a serious challenge to expand her business further. She needs the loan to buy fertilizer and selected seeds. If she does not buy this, she cannot harvest good crop. Thankfully the loan from World Vision will improve Tadelech's farm and make it sustainable. With her increase in income, Tadelech will be able to provide her six children with the things they need and send them to school. In the long term, she plans to raise and sell cattle.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Tagesech
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Tagesech is from Ethiopia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase items for making tea. .
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    A mother of six children, Tagesech works hard to improve her family's life. She needs to develop her tea business but she cannot do it due to a shortage of money. Tagesech is requesting a World Vision microloan to purchase various items to enhance her tea room to attract more customers and increase her profits. She has a dream to have her own restaurant in the future. “As my business is becoming profitable, I can provide my family a healthy diet and healthcare," she says. She will reinvest in her tea room with any savings to remain financially viable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Nat
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Nat is from Cambodia. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and rice seed.
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    Nat is a farmer who grows rice and raises chickens. She would like to improve her harvest this season by fertilizing her rice field and to buy more chickens. Her goal is to increase her income so that she can better support her family. Because she does not have the financial capital to invest in her farm on her own, she is requesting a loan. The loan will enable her to purchase more fertilizer and chickens. She will work hard on her farm and continue to expand the size of her flock of chickens. With the additional income, she can improve her standard of living.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Crescencia
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Crescencia is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase six ewes.
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    Crescencia operates her small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. She raises sheep to sell to customers in her community. Crescencia has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to purchase six ewes as a key par tof her business expansion. She'll use her increased income to purchase food for animals, buy food for her family and expand the current business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Sim
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Sim is from Cambodia. He has 6 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer, seeds and livestock.
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    Sim grows rice and raises poultry like chickens and ducks. He will use a loan from World Vision to buy fertilizer, rice seeds, and piglets. With his additional income, Sim hopes to expand his business by enlarging his farmland, raising more piglets, and growing rice more than once a year. He will also use his new profits to improve his family's standard of living and provide his children with healthy food and an education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Julliemar
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Julliemar is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy plastic rope, gasoline, and wooden stakes.
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    For the last six years Julliemar has operated her small business in the Omega region of the Philippines. She grows seaweed to sell to customers in her community. Julliemar has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy plastic rope, gasoline and wooden stakes, all of which are necessary for growing seaweed. The proceeds from her business will be used to pay for school fees, purchase food for the family and to expand her business further. Julliemar is 31 years old and is the mother of three children, all of whom are in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Edelmira
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Edelmira is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase flour, sugar and butter.
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    Edelmira is 47 years old and the mother of two children who are currently studying in school. She also cares for one additional dependent in her home. For the last six years, Edelmira has operated her small business in the Camiri region in Bolivia selling bread to customers in her community. Edelmira is requesting a microloan from World Vision to purchase flour, sugar and butter in bulk to expand her business and customer base. The additional income will help pay for school fees and improve their living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Maribel
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Maribel is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase feed supplements for her chickens.
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    Maribel is 36 years old and runs a small business raising chickens. She lives in World Vision’s Bohol region in the Philippines. Maribel has ran her business in this area for 1 year. Maribel has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase feed supplements for her chickens. This will help Maribel to raise and sell more chickens which will increase her overall income. Maribel and her husband have 2 children, of whom 1 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Kate
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Kate is from Ghana. She needs a loan of $250 to invest in her pastry business.
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    Kate is 48 years old and runs a small business selling pastries and bread. She lives in World Vision's Assin region in Ghana. Kate has sold pastries and bread in this area for 3 years. Kate has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to invest in her current pastry business. Kate has four children, of whom three are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Patrocinia
    They gave
    $75
    This loan is fully funded
    Patrocinia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $700 to buy pigs and food for them.
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    Patrocinia is 36 years old and lives in the Vicente Camalote region of Mexico with her two children. For the last five years, she has earned her living raising pigs. She is requesting a micro loan from World Vision in order to purchase more pigs and food for them. The increased income from selling this pig when it is bigger will enable her to provide food, clothing, medical care, and an education for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Snariecris
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Snariecris is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $100 to buy feeds and additional pigs.
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    For the last four years Snariecris has operated her small business in the Southwest region of the Philippines. She raises pigs to sell to customers in her community. Snariecris has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy feeds and additional pigs. She will use the funds from her expanded business to provide healthcare and purchase food for her family. Snariecris is 21 years old and the mother of two young children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Maria Isabel
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Isabel is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy inventory sucy as cookies, sodas, rice, beans, sugar, etc.
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    For the last three years Maria Isabel has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells basic food supplies to customers in her community. Maria Isabel has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy inventory for her store such as cookies, sodas, rice, beans, sugar, table salt, canned food, toilet paper, etc. With her increased income, she plans to purchase food for the family and expand the current business. Maria Isabel is 40 years old and the mother of two children, two of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Antonia
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    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Antonia is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy perfumes, lipsticks, eyeshadows, deodorants, foundation, nail polish, etc.
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    Antonia operates a small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells cosmetics to customers in her community. Antonia has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy inventory such as perfumes, lipsticks, eyeshadows, deodorants, foundation, nail polish, etc. With her increased income she plans to purchase food for animals and expand the current business. Antonia is 55 years old and the mother of one child. Antonia carries out her work in the afternoon. She shows her catalogs of products to friends and neighbors. From time to time, she also sells typical Mexican food as a way to earn an extra income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maria
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $700 purchase insecticides, fertilizers and paper to sell poinsettias.
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    Maria is 34 years old and lives in World Vision’s Crescencio Morales region in Mexico where she cares for herself and four dependents. For more than five years Maria has run a small business growing flowers and produce. Maria works all year long on her three nurseries. She uses two of them to grow the flowers that she sells in Mexico City and in the other one she grows produce. She sells her produce in the wholesale foodmarket next to her community. Maria mentioned than even though her activity is quite difficult, she loves what she does. Maria has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase insecticides, fertilizers and paper to sell poinsettias. This will help Maria grow and sell more flowers which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Linda
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Linda is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $450 to buy spare tires, gasoline and sprockets.
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    For the last six years Linda and her husband have operated her small business in the Southwest region in the Philippines. She provides tricycles to sell to customers in her community. Linda would like to buy spare tires, gasoline and sprockets to expand her business. This will help her purchase food for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Veronicah
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Veronicah is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase additional stock of new clothes to sell.
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    Veronicah is 35 years old and runs a small business selling new and used clothing. She lives in World Vision's Kabarnet region in Kenya. She has sold new and second-hand clothing in this area for one year. Veronicah has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to expand her stock of new clothing. With additional new products to sell she will attract more customers and increase her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Dennis
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Dennis is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $350 to purchase spare parts for sale.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Shewaye
    They gave
    $100
    This loan is fully funded
    Shewaye is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase equipment for her job.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Dubera
    They gave
    $250
    This loan is fully funded
    Dubera is from Ethiopia. He has 6 children. He needs a loan of $350 to buy cow.
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    For the last 6 years Dubera has operated his small business in the (Hidabu) Abote region in Ethiopia. He grows crops to sell to customers in his community. Dubera has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy a cow to support his family. Dubera is 58 years old and the father of 6 children, 5 of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350

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