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April

Lending History

  • Mathilde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mathilde is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more food products for resale.
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    Mathilde has a market stall where she sells sorghum, beans, and other foods. She would use the loan from World Vision to invest in more food to sell at the local market. Mathilde would like to grow her business into a profitable one so that she can meet the needs of her 4 children. She will use any profits to improve the quality of life for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Francine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Francine is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $850 Francine plans to use her loan to increase her inventory of tableware .
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    Francine plans to use her loan from World Vision to increase her inventory of tableware for sale in the local market in the city of Butare, Maraba, Rwanda. As she is able to increase her inventory, Francine is confident that her profits will increase, as will her need to hire staff. She looks forward to creating three jobs in her community! Francine plans on using her profits to pay the school fees for her five children, providing an education and hope for their future. She looks forward to consistently meeting the needs of her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Hadidja
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hadidja is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $1,025 to purchase mobile phone to sell.
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    Hadidja sells mobile phones to the members of her community. Right now, she does not earn enough income to buy more mobile phones. In order to make an adequate living, she needs to sell more mobile phones; therefore, she plans to use her loan to purchase more mobile phones to sell. She believes this loan will help her improve her business and increase her sales. Hadidja plans to use her profits to make a better life for her and her family. Her main business goal is to grow and expand into a financially stable business. Any additional profits that she earns will be saved for her children’s future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,025
  • Loreta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Loreta is from Philippines. She has 9 children. She needs a loan of $700 to purchase hog feed.
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    Loreta Sevare is from Hilongos, Philippines. At 67 years old, Loreta is still raising hogs to support her family. She has a sow that is pregnant and will be having piglets very soon. Loreta wants to be prepared for the arrival of her piglets and needs a loan from World Vision to do so. She will purchase feed for her pigs so that they can grow to be healthy hogs. Her income helps with her daily needs and helps her support her grandchilren.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Christine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Christine is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase sorghum to make drinks for resale.
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    Christine Nirere lives in Mata with her family. She owns a local drink selling business. Her challenge has been that she does not have the capital to properly run her business. Christine Nirere hopes that with a World Vision loan, she can purchase more sorghum to produce additional drinks for profitable resale. A loan will enable Christine Nierere to expand her business, increase sales, and create profits. The additional income from Christine Niere's business will allow her to offer jobs in her community and improve the lifestyle of her three children. Specifically, Christine Niere will be able to afford her children's educational needs and food for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • 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
  • Concepcion
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Concepcion is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy meat, hot pepper, flour, eggs, whipped cream, fruits, chocolate chips, butter and yeast.
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    Concepcion is a single 39 year old woman who only studied up through elementary school. For the last 5 years, Concepcion has been selling desserts to her friends. Little by little she got new customers, until one day she started selling not only desserts but stews such as chili meat and spicy sausage. “I thank God that my business is doing great. I work whenever I can and little by little I’ve expanded my business”, she says. She is going to use the loan to buy meat, hot pepper, flour, eggs, whipped cream, fruits, chocolate chips, butter and yeast. She lives on the community of Tetela, located on a sugarcane zone a few minutes from one of the main sugar zones on the state of Oaxaca.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Marie Therese
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marie Therese is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase sugar, biscuits, salt, Colgate, and other items for resale .
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    Marie Therese runs a small boutique in her community in order to support her family. She sells various goods such as sugar, biscuits, salt, and Colgate, as well as other items in her shop. At this time her greatest challenge is that her store does not bring in enough profits to cover both her family's needs and to reinvest in her business. With a loan from World Vision, Marie Therese will be able to purchase the goods she needs to restock her shelves and make available the items that will bring in more clients and increase her sales. She hopes that this venture will help her become financially stable. And in the future, when her business expands enough, she plans to hire others from her community to help run her shop. The extra income from her increased sales will improve Marie Therese's life and that of her family. With her profits she will be able to save for their future and pay for her two children's school fees. She also hopes to afford medical insurance for her family, a great blessing in the area where she lives.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Silvia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Silvia is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy 700 hundred more chickens.
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    Silvia is 40 years old and is married to Juan, who is in the business of breeding and selling chickens. They have four children together- the oldest who is already working and the three younger ones who are still in school. In raising their chickens, Silvia and her husband follow a certain process. They first brew the eggs. Once the chickens are born, they keep them and feed them until they are 15 days old. They then go out to their community and sell them to people who have proven to be good customers. Once they have sold all the chickens, they start the process all over again. Silvia is a hard-working woman and is very supportive of her husband and his business, having helped him breed chickens for the past three years. During this time, they realized that this business represents a great way to cover expenses at home and have decided to invest in it. Silvia desires to make her business bigger and she knows that a loan can help her achieve this. She has received financial education from World Vision and is confident that she is prepared to invest her money and make it more productive. With a World Vision loan Silvia will be able to expand her business by buying 700 more chickens for breeding. She would love to stay in this business and to watch it grow in order that she may be able to give better opportunities to her children, especially in their education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Maria Mayde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Mayde is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy clothing such as blouses, pants, shirts and garments for children.
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    Maria Mayde is married and has a one-year old little boy. They live in a community where February the 2nd is not only an important religious date, but the reason for throwing an amazing feast to celebrate "La Virgen de la Candelaria". Sometimes her clothing stock becomes very low and she cannot offer her customers what they are requesting. She wants to use the economic help to buy better-quality clothing, in order to give the best products to her clients for more profits to help her family. Maria is requesting a World Vision microloan to buy more clothes for the business she began a year ago. She explains it has been a good investment with good earnings. Buying clothing such as blouses, pants, shirts and garments for children, in bulk, will allow her to get better pricing and also to have the inventory she needs to replinish her stock when it dwindles. She can then be prepared next February when her customers will want to purchase new clothing for the community's religious celebration. With the additional income, Maria's goal is to save as much as she can to get a better establishment where she can display all her clothes and grow her client base.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Karen Samantha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Karen Samantha is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy supplies for her snack stand.
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    Karen (20) lives at home with her parents in the city of San Juan. To help her parents, who have been very supportive of her, and to earn a living, five months ago she started her own snack stand. She prepares a variety of snack foods to sell. Karen is really pleased with how her business is operating and she wants to improve it. She'd like to buy a sandwich maker, a blender to prepare "esquimos" (milkshakes), and a grill, but she has not had the money. With a loan from World Vision, Karen will be able to make those purchases and grow her business. The money she earns will allow her to care for parents, and enable her to continue to invest in her snack stand.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Chhim
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Chhim is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $625 to buy grocery stock for her store.
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    Chhim, the mother of two children, is a farmer who grows rice and sells groceries. Her husband provides transportation services by using his motorbike. She does not have the capital to invest in her grocery business to keep her customers supplied and to expand her business to remain competitive. A World Vision micro loan will restock Chhim's grocery products. The additional income will provide her family with better living conditions, sufficient food and education for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Alejandra
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alejandra is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $325 to buy stockings, tights, t-shirts, girdles, panties, etc. .
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    Juchitan is a small community in the state of Guerrero. It means “place of flowers” in Nahuatl. This is the spot were several native groups once got together, especially “amuzgos” and “mixtecos.” Agriculture is the main activity in this region; people grow mango, corn and sesame. Alejandra lives in Juchitan. She is 54 years old and married to Domingo. The couple has six children but only two are still studying. Alejandra is dedicated to the sales of underwear by catalogue. She has been selling for 10 years. She wants to use the loan she requested to buy stockings, tights, t-shirts, girdles, panties, etc. With the earnings from her business, Alejandra has always been able to provide for her family. They have never faced a hard situation because of the lack of money. With more stock, she can sell more and increase her income. She wants to continue helping her children so that they do not have to stop studying, especially now that one of them is already in university. Alejandra has also plans to save enough money until she is able to build an establishment where she can offer her clothes instead of moving from one place to other in the community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Liliana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Liliana is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy ingredients for her snack business.
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    Liliana lives in a community named Motzorongo which is home to an important sugar mill in an area of sugar cane plantations. Liliana is married to Ruben and they have one son, Luis Enrique who is attending elementary school. For 20 years Liliana has been preparing and selling traditional Mexican snacks next to the sugar mill. She prepares snacks such as "empanadas" (pasties), "tacos dorados" (fried tacos), "gorditas" (thick tortilla with different fillings) and "tostadas" (fried tortilla with toppings) and has used the income to improve the financial situation of her family. Lilliana would like to use a World Vision loan to buy in bulk the ingredients she uses the most in her dishes: tortillas, maize dough, tomatoes, garlic, onions, flour, beans, potatoes, cabbage, sour cream, cooking oil, beef and chili. This will enable her to increase what she can offer and the income she makes.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Abebech
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Abebech is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $150 to buy fertilizer.
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    Ababech has a family and a small plot of land on which she grows vegetables. She is a hard worker and would like a better life for her family. A World Vision loan would enable her to purchase fertilizer to increase her crop yield. She could then supply her community with more vegetables and increase her income. Because of this increased profit, her family would lead healthier and more secure lives. She could provide them with a nutritious diet, clothing, medical care, and send her children to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Sreyra
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sreyra is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy more inventory for her business.
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    Sreyra makes a living by selling snack foods. However due to a lack of money she has not been able to buy more inventory to sell which is earning her very little, and not even enough to meet her family's most basic needs. Thankfully, the loan from World Vision comes at the right time for Sreyra. She will be able to purchase more items to sell. This will increase her sales and income. With her new income, Sreyra will be able to provide healthier meals for her family and to send her children to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Mariana Veronica
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mariana Veronica is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy material to continue creating her works of art.
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    For the last six years Mariana Veronica has operated her small business in the Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. She sells "ocoshal" handcrafts (dried pine leaves) such as vases, bread containers, and many others to customers in her community. She uses the income to care for herself and four additional dependents in her home. Mariana Veronica has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy material to continue creating her works of art and expand her business. She will then be able to deliver orders clients have already placed as well as plan for the future demand.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Editha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Editha is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $550 to purchase more pigs, feed, pig supplement and a bigger motor boat.
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    Editha lives in World Vision's Northwest Leyte region in Philippines. She is 47 years old and has been running a small business of fishing in this area for more than five years. Editha also has a second business where she raises pigs. This second business provides a supplemental income which Editha needs to support her family. Editha has one child, who is currently studying in school. She also cares for two additional dependents in her home. Editha has requested a loan from World Vision to purchase more pigs, feed, pig supplement and a bigger motor boat. This investment will help her expand her business and earn larger profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Eusebia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Eusebia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $550 to buy merchandise and corn for making tortillas.
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    For the last 4 years Eusebia has operated her small business in the Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. She sells groceries and tortillas to customers in her community. Eusebia also has a second business where she makes clay figures. This second business provides a supplemental income that Eusebia needs to support her family. Eusebia has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy merchandise and corn for making tortillas. Eusebia is 62 years old, and she lives with her husband. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home. Eusebia sells handmade tortillas, and she also makes clay plates, cups, and jars. She has taught her grandchildren how to make little clay toys and figurines so that the family business will continue. She and her husband recently moved from her parents' land where she has lived her entire life. Although it was difficult for Eusebia to move on, her new home out in the country is a good location for her general store because there are no other shops around and her neighbors need someone to supply them with basic products such as shampoo, soap, cooking oil, and light bulbs. Eusebia is excited to keep her business moving forward thanks to the loan from World Vision.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Boge
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Boge is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and selected seeds.
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    For the last six years Boge has operated her small business in the Hidabu Abote region in Ethiopia. She grows crops to sell to customers in her community. She also has one employee to help her run her farm. Boge also has a second business where she grows vegetables and raises cattle. This second business provides a supplemental income which Boge needs to support her family. Boge has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and selected seeds that help increase the productivity of her agricultural business to provide healthcare, expand the current business and start a new business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • 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
  • Khon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Khon is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Anna
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Anna is from Armenia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $875 to purchase forage for sheep.
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    Anna Sahakyan lives in Sisian, Armenia with her husband and three children. She works in agriculture. She has a herd of sheep and would like to maintain the size of her herd. However, she needs money to buy forage, or feed, for the sheep, and would need to sell one of the sheep to get the money for the forage. With a loan from World Vision, Anna will purchase forage. She will be able to feed all of her sheep and not need to sell any of them. She will be able to increase her income and to ensure that her family has a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $875

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