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Andrea L

Lending History

  • Genevieve
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Genevieve is from Rwanda. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $275 to purchase more bricks.
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    Genevieve Hafashimana lives in Sereri, Rwanda, where she is raising her six children. Her business provides bricks to her customers. Although Genevieve has been working in this business for a long time, she not had the opportunity to start saving for the future. With a loan from World Vision, Genevieve will be able to invest in more bricks and increase her customer base. This will increase her profits, and her ability to re-invest in her business growth and expansion. She also looks forward to hiring six additional staff, thus providing job opportunities within her community. With a successful brick business, she will be able to provide for her six children and improve their quality of life. She looks forward to a secure future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • Chantal
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chantal is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,025 to purchase a large quantity of local drinks.
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    Chantal has applied for a loan to purchase a large quantity of local drinks. By buying in larger quantity, she will receive a bulk discount and thereby increase her profits. She has dreamed for some time of expanding her drink shop, but doesn’t have enough capital on her own to invest in business. She plans to use her profits to make a better life for her family. She hopes to reach a financially stable place where her community will be able to buy her local drinks at reasonable price. Any additional profits she will make, she will use to pay school fees for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Josette
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Josette is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase sundry grocery stock to sell in her boutique such as: bread, sugar, drinks, etc.
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    Josette Mukarukundo lives in Nyaruguru with her child. She purchases sundry grocery stock to sell in her boutique such as: bread, sugar, drinks, etc. Her challenge is to obtain the funds to properly run her business. A World Vision loan will assist Josette Mukarukundo in improving her business and have a better lifestyle for her family. Her goal is to expand her business. The additional income Josette Mukarukundo earns from selling her grocery items will help her improve profits. She hopes that the additional income will also allow her to offer jobs in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Vestine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vestine is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase more eggs and oil .
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    Vestine has a business selling eggs and oil. She wants to expand her business to make it more profitable, in order to improve living conditions for her family. The difficulty she faces is having little capital to invest. With a loan from World Vision, Vestine plans to purchase more eggs and oil to sell. With the additional income she will earn from this improvement, Vestine will reinvest in her business. She will also be able to provide the daily necessities for her four children, and afford medical insurance. In the future, Vestine hopes to continue to grow her business and be able to provide jobs in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Cecilia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Cecilia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy sausages, bread, onions, hot peppers, mayonnaise, tomatoes, meat, mustard, tortillas, oil, butter and gas. .
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    Cecilia is the 44 year old single mother of 2 children. Her daughter Olga is 20 years old and is married, and her son Jerry is 12 years old and is attending high school. They live together in the community of Tembladeras, El Castillo. The area where they live is home to many sugarcane plantations, a few minutes away from the precinct La Margarita, in the state of Oaxaca. Cecelia has a business cooking and selling tacos, hamburgers and hot dogs. She cooks the food at noon and at night sets up a food stand for her customers to come and eat. Cecelia started this business a few years ago as a way to provide a better quality of life for her family and to provide her daughter with an education. The business has been successful enough to provide for their basic needs. Cecilia is requesting a loan to buy sausages, bread, onions, hot peppers, mayonnaise, tomatoes, meat, mustard, tortillas, oil, butter and gas. She hopes that with this investment in inventory, her business can succeed and her income can increase.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Gaudence
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gaudence is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase additional food for her restaurant .
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    Gaudence is a resident of Base, Rwanda. In order to provide a living for her family, she sells prepared food and drinks in the small restaurant she runs. Her biggest challenge right now is obtaining enough capital to properly run her business. With a loan from World Vision, Gaudence will be able to purchase additional food, such as beans and other items, which she can then prepare in her restaurant. The increased sales from the additional food purchased will give Gaudence the profits she needs to further expand her business. With enough growth, she hopes to be able to offer jobs to others in her community. With the increased profits from her food sales, Gaudence plans on improving her family's living conditions and increasing their daily consumption. She also hopes to make enough to get medical insurance for her family, especially for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Marine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marine is from Armenia. She needs a loan of $1,200 to purchase clothes for resale.
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    Marine runs a clothing store. She likes to provide attractive and fashionable items for her customers. She would like to add to her variety to meet her clientele demand and draw new customers. With the help of this World Vision loan, Marine will increase her working capital to purchase more goods and expand her business. Marine lives together with her parents and brother. In this economy, improvements in her business directly impacts her family’s living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,200
  • Angelique
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Angelique is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase goods to resell.
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    Angelique, a mother of two from Burera, Rwanda seeks purchase more goods like soap, cooking oil, umbrellas, body lotion, etc. to resell in her store. Her current challenge is getting enough capital to properly run her business. With a loan through World Vision, Angelique will be able to restock her store and sell more varieties of goods. The increased sales from the boutique will give Angelique the profits she needs to further expand her business, get medical insurance for her family, and improve the living conditions of her family through better food and being able to pay school fees for her children. In the future, Angelique hopes to expand her store and be able offer jobs to others in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Juana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Juana is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy candies, tomatoes, hot peppers, cheese, onions, cream, oil, salt, corn, and meat.
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    Juana sells candies and snacks to help her husband provide for the family. She will use a loan from World Vision to buy more merchandise like candies, tomatoes, hot peppers, cheese, onions, cream, oil, salt, corn, and meat. When Juana's income increases, she will reinvest in her business. She wants to open her own restaurant so that she can earn a steady source of income. She also hopes to buy a new stove, as the family stove is old and almost broken. Juana and her husband, Teofilo, have one son in first grade. She works hard so that she will be able to improve the family's quality of life and save up for her son's college fund.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Brigitte
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Brigitte is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase bananas,onions, and tomatoes sauce.
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    Brigitte is a food vendor. She has been selling fruits and vegetables such as, bananas, onions and other groceries such as tomato sauce to make a living. Brigitte is a very hardworking woman; she gets up very early to go to the market and purchase the food to resell. However, Brigitte has been having financial difficulties and it has been challenging to properly run her business. Brigitte is in great need for a loan. Please, help Brigitte’s grocery selling business grow. She will use the funds to purchase onions, bananas, and tomato sauce to resell. Brigitte will purchase food for her family and she will pay for her family’s medical insurance with the profits. Brigitte has three children and she lives in Karenge, Rwanda.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Kim Ieng
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kim Ieng is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy seeds and fertilizer.
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    Kim Ieng is a farmer who grows rice and raises pigs. She does not have the money to invest in the supplies she needs for this season's rice crops, so her business is struggling. A loan from World Vision will help Kim Ieng buy the seeds and fertilizer she needs to keep her farm running. Kim Ieng has two children, and she needs additional income in order to send them to school. The increased profits from a loan will also improve her family's living condition. Kim Ieng would like to hire more workers to help her with the farm labor. This would make her farm more productive and would give more economic opportunity to her neighbors. In the future, Kim Ieng hopes to buy more farmland and raise more pigs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Liliana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Liliana is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $475 to buy more chicken.
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    Liliana lives in a small community in the state of Guerrero called Juchitan, meaning “place of flowers” in Nahuatl. This is the area where several native groups once got together, especially “Amuzgos” and “Mixtecos.” Agriculture is the main activity in this region, where the people grow mangos, corn and sesame. Liliana lives in this area with her husband Flaviano, a land worker. Five years ago she began a chicken selling business when she heard from others that it was a profitable activity. She had wanted to find a way to support her husband with their household expenses and improve their living conditions. Throughout the last five years her business has done well and she credits that to the support of her husband. She always made enough to buy the essential goods. Liliana would like to expand her business but she lacks the financial capital to invest in it. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to buy a larger quantity of chicken at once. With the additional profits she will be able to save and invest in her business as well as improve her living conditions. Though she does not have any children, she is already thinking of her future family and wants to give them the best opportunities she can. In the future, she hopes to have her own establishment where she will be able to offer and sell more chicken and where people can identify where to find high-quality meat.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Guadalupe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Guadalupe is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase grocery inventory.
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    Guadalupe is thirty-three, married to Oscar and they have two children: Uriel and Yael. The family lives in a community named Vicente Camalote in the state of Oaxaca known for its sugar cane production. Guadalupe has been selling typical mexican snacks to local customers for approximately one year: pasties, "tacos", "tostadas" (fried tortilla with different toppings), fried bananas and "gorditas" (thick tortillas stuffed with meat). She sells her food every day in the afternoon and starts cooking at midday so that everything is ready to start receiving clients at her home. Guadalupe is requesting a World Vision microloan to purchase food ingredients, in bulk, for lower prices and greater profits. The most essential ingredients to prepare the snacks that she sells are chili, tomatoes, onions, beans, bananas, cheese, cabbage, sour cream, cooking oil, meat and tortilla mix. With the additional income, Guadalupe wants to save some money for the children's education. She wants them to attend university and to have good jobs and careers in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Claudia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Claudia is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy bed sheets, quilts, blankets and women's shoes .
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    Claudia is 28 years old. She is married to Javier and they have four children who are attending school. For the last three years, Claudia has been selling bed clothing and women's shoes by catalogue. She buys the bed clothing in Moroleon in the state of Guanajuato where she gets the best prices. She buys the shoes from an authorized distributor in the same town where she lives. She has requested a loan to increase her stock and to deliver the latest orders from her clients. For Claudia, her children's education is the biggest challenge in her life, "The older they get, the more expensive the education for them. This is my only worry because I want them to study a major so that they can get a steady job in the future." With the loan, she will be able to buy the needed merchandise to complete the pending orders. She has thought to save the income of these orders because one of her children is about to finish elementary school and she wants to organize a meal with friends and family to celebrate this important achievement. Claudia wants to start selling women's clothes by catalogue, too, because she wants to increase her income. She wants to keep investing on her activity to make her dreams come true for the future of her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Ansha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ansha is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Ansha supports three children and has a small farm on which she raises crops. A World Vision loan would enable her to purchase fertilizer to increase her crop yield. When she has more crops to sell, her income will increase. “I want to work hard so we can live a better life,” she says. In the future, she would like to expand her business to include growing grain which she could supply to her community. The increased income from this venture would allow her family to live a healthier and more secure life by providing them with nutritious food, clothing, and healthcare, and sending her children to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Thon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Thon is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer .
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    Thon is a mother who lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Thon works very hard at farming rice, corn and peanut, to sell for profit to help provide for her family. Thon at this time lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer for her farming business. With a loan from World Vision, Thon will be able to purchase fertilizer for her farming business. Because of the loan, she'll be able to grow healthy crops of rice, corn and peanut to sell. Thon will also be able to grow her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Thon will be able to provide for her family's daily needs, buy medicines and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Saroeum
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Saroeum is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer, petroleum and pigs.
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    Saroeum is a mother who lives with her family in a rural part of Cambodia. Saroeum works very hard at farming rice, seasonal vegetables and raising pigs, to sell for profit to help provide for her family. At this time Saroeum lacks the funds needed to purchase fertilizer, petroleum and more pigs for her business. With a loan from World Vision, Saroeum will be able to purchase fertilizer, petroleum and pigs for her farming business. Because of the loan, she'll be able to grow healthy crops of rice, vegetables and raise healthy pigs to sell. Saroeum will also be able to expand her farming business and increase her income. With the additional income, Saroeum will be able to provide better living conditions for her family, provide for their daily needs and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Victoria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victoria is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $450 to buy fresh ingredients to make traditional Mexican food.
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    Victoria is 25 years old and lives in the Vicente Camalote region of Mexico with her three children. For the past year, she has earned her living making and selling traditional Mexican foods. She is requesting a micro loan from World Vision in order to purchase more ingredients for her dishes, including chilies, tomatoes, onions, maize, tortillas, beans, and avocados. With the increased income, she will be able to provide food, clothing, medical care, and an education for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Irene
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Irene is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy feeds and pig supplement.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Agnes
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Agnes is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase beans, sorghum, and corn to resell.
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    Agnes operates a business selling beans, sorghum, corn, and other similar products. Due to a shortage of capital to invest, she is unable to expand her business or run it properly. She needs to make her business more than marginally sustainable so she can improve living conditions for her family. Agnes is requesting a loan from World Vision so she can purchase larger quantities of beans and other products. With additional income she will earn from this improvement, she plans to reinvest in and continue to grow her business. She will be able to provide adequately for her three children and create a savings. Her family will have financial stability. In the future, she hopes to expand business enough to provide jobs for others in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Shewaye
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Shewaye is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $5,150 to buy supplies in bulk.
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    For the last 6 years Shewaye has operated her small business in the Hidabu Abote region in Ethiopia. She raises cattle to sell to customers in her community. She also has 2 employees to help her run her farm. Shewaye also has a second business where she sells vegetables. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Shewaye needs to support her family. Shewaye has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy supplies in bulk so that she can purchase food for the family and start a new business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $5,150
  • Moges
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Moges is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $500 to buy supplies in bulk, which can help him enhance his overall income.
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    Moges is 42 years old and runs a small business selling grains. He lives in World Vision's Hidabu Abote region in Ethiopia. Moges has sold grains in this area for more than five years. He has two employees, who help him run his shop. Moges also has a second business, where he sells vegetables like onions and tomatoes. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Moges needs to support his family. Moges has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy supplies in bulk, which can help him enhance his overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Hellen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hellen is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $625 to purchase food items such as cooking fat, sugar and rice .
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    Hellen Juma lives in Katito, Kenya where she operates a local hotel business. Hellen does not have the capital needed to improve her business. She needs to increase her food stock and provide a better variety of items in order for her business to grow. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to purchase food items such as cooking fat, sugar and rice. Once her business improves, Hellen plans to create jobs opportunities for others in her community who are unemployed. Hellen has four children. Additional income from her business will provide her with the ability to pay the school fees for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625

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