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Lending History

  • Alice
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alice is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $1,025 to purchase sugar, rice, and beans.
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    Alice sells food in her local community of Maraba, Rwanda. She plans to use her loan from World Vision to purchase more inventory to sell, such as: sugar, rice, beans. She would like to increase her inventory so that she can grow her business and create jobs in her community. Alice will use her profits to pay school fees so that her child can get an education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • 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
  • Vestine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vestine is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase beans, rice, sugar to resell .
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    Vestine is a grocery store owner. She has been selling beans, sugar, flower, rice, and other groceries to make a living. Vestine is a hard workingwoman. However, she has been having financial difficulties and it is been hard to grow her business without money. Vestine would like to obtain a loan to invest in her business. Please help Vestine grow her grocery store business. A loan will improve Vestine’s family’s quality of life. Vestine would like to invest the funds from the loan in selling beans, sugar, flower, rice, and other groceries to resell. She would like to save some of the profits for the future and to invest in her grocery store. Vestine would like to grow her business in a way that she can create more jobs in her community. Vestine has five children; she is married, and she lives in Huye, Rwanda, Africa.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • 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
  • Rehema
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rehema is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $850 to restock her boutique.
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    Rehema, a mother of five in Rwamagana, Rwanda, has a boutique that sells items such as sugar, rice, cooking oil, potatoes, lotion, etc. She currently lacks the capital needed to expand her business as she would like. With a loan through World Vision, Rehema will be able to restock her variety store, which will help her attract customers and generate sales. She will also be able to employ another individual in her local community. Additional income will allow her to improve the living conditions of her family, pay educational fees for her children, and reinvest in her business. In the future, Rehema wants to be financially stable and says that she will be able to create jobs for others in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • 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
  • Tomasa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tomasa is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy more basic supplies such as milk, cookies, cooking oil, eggs, sodas, beans, rice, soap and toilet paper to sell.
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    Tomasa is married to Patricio, a land worker, and they have four children together, though only one is still living with them. Five years ago, Tomasa started her own grocery business because she wanted to find a way to improve the family's living conditions and provide her children with an education and a better future. Thanks to her efforts and her husband's support, the family has never faced any difficulty that they couldn't handle. Tomasa would like to improve and expand her business but she lacks the financial capital to do so. With a loan from World Vision she will be able to restock her small grocery store with basic items such as milk, cookies, cooking oil, eggs, sodas, beans, rice, soap and toilet paper. That way she will be able to offer a better service to the people in her community and they would not have to look elsewhere to buy what they need. With the additional profits, Tomasa will be able to better provide for her family. Though three of her children are already married, she is completely devoted to her family and wants to continue helping them whenever they need it. She also wants her youngest son to attend school, go to university and get a better job. In the future, Tomasa would like to continue reinvesting in her business so that she can fulfill her dream of having a larger establishment with more shelves and where she can offer more products.
    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
  • Rosa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosa is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase flour and sugar.
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    For the last six years, Rosa has operated her small business in the Machareti region in Bolivia where she sells breads and cakes to customers in her community. Rosa is requesting a microloan from World Vision to purchase flour and sugar in bulk to expand her customer base and increase her profits. The additional income will be used to revinvest in her business to remain financially viable to improve her family's living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Rashid
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rashid is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase farm inputs.
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    Rashid is 39 years old and runs a small business growing rice. He lives in World Vision's Marigat region in Kenya. Rashid has grown rice in this area for four years. Rashid has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase farm inputs. This will help Rashid grow and sell more rice, which will increase his overall income. Rashid and his wife have two children, both of whom are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Araceli
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Araceli is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to buy cosmetics of different brands and to buy more plastic home products.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • 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
  • Aster
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Aster is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy a cow for breeding.
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    For the last six years Aster has operated her small business in the Damota II region in Ethiopia. She raises cattle to sell to customers in her community. Aster is 37 years old and the mother of three children, two of whom are currently studying in school. Aster has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy a hybrid cow for breeding. This investment will help boost her income to pay for school fees, provide healthcare and purchase food for her animals.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • 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
  • Misaela
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Misaela is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $550 to buy shirts, t-shirts, dresses, trousers, pants, skirts, blouses, etc.
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    Misaela is 61 years old and runs a small business selling clothes. He lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Misaela has sold clothes in this area for less than 1 year. Misaela has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy shirts, t-shirts, dresses, trousers, pants, skirts, blouses, etc. Misaela is a dedicated woman who enjoys her activity so much. She has recently decided to start her own business in order to feel independent and get her own income since she no longer has any child depending on her. She has planned to start offering her products to friends and acquaintances and she expects to have real good sales. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Sein
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sein is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy piglets and its food.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Alemnesh
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alemnesh is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $250 to buy a cow.
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    Alemnesh is 36 years old and runs a small business raising cattle. She lives in World Vision's Angolola region in Ethiopia. Alemnesh has raised cattle in this area for more than 5 years. Alemnesh also has a second business where she sells crops. This second business provides a supplemental income which Alemnesh needs to support her family. Alemnesh has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy a cow. This will help Alemnesh raise and sell more cattle which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Rosita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosita is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy supplies for her store.
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    For the last 4 years Rosita has operated her small business in the Omega region in the Philippines. She sells groceries such as noodles, eggs, canned goods, soap, and toiletries to customers in her community. Rosita has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy more supplies for her store such as noodles, seasonings, and soft drinks to increase her overall income to support her family. Rosita is 54 years old and the mother of 3 children, 2 of whom are currently studying in school. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home. She is now able to maintain the inventory of her store and hopes to further improve her small business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • 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
  • Ruben
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruben is from Bolivia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $600 to buy spare car parts .
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    Ruben is 27 years old and lives with his family in World Vision’s Qallpa region in Bolivia. For the last two years, Ruben has been operating his taxi business within his community, to help earn a living for his family. Ruben has requested a loan from World Vision to buy spare car parts. The loan will also help Ruben to grow his business, increase his overall income and provide for his famiy's daily needs. Ruben has two children, one is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Zeleke
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Zeleke is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $200 to buy a farm ox.
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    Zeleke is 33 years old and runs a small business by growing crops. He lives in World Vision's Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. Zeleke has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Zeleke has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy a farm ox. This will help Zeleke grow and sell more crops, which will increase his overall income. Zeleke and his wife have 3 children, of whom, 2 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Jessica Yamile
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jessica Yamile is from Bolivia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase more clothing.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Tamenech
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tamenech is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase fertilizer and selected seeds.
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    For the last 6 years Tamenech has operated her small business in the Omosheleko region in Ethiopia. She grows crops to sell to customers in her community. Tamenech has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer and selected seeds to maximize her harvest and increase her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Mom
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mom is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to buy grocery supplies.
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    For the last 6 years Mom has operated her small business in the Samaki Meanchey region in Cambodia. She sells groceries to customers in her community. Mom has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to increase her range of groceries for sale in order to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Florencia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Florencia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more candy to sell.
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    Florencia is 57 years old and runs a small business selling candy. She lives in World Vision's Najhe region in Mexico. Florencia has sold candy in this area for more than five years. Florencia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more candy to increase her overall income and pay for her son's medical therapies. She also cares for an additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Ley
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ley is from Cambodia. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase seeds and fertilizer.
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    For the last six years, Ley has operated his small business in the Ksach Kandal region in Cambodia. He grows rice to sell to customers in his community. Ley has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase seeds and fertilizer to support his family. He cares for one dependent in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250

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