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Linda Km

Lending History

  • Gohar
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gohar is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,050 to purchase pigs, potatoes seeds, fertilizer and fuel.
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    Gohar Manukyan lives in Gyumri, Armenia and works several jobs to make a living. Besides working as a tailor, Gohar also raises pigs and grows potatoes. The income Gohar earns from these jobs is not enough to sustain her family, which includes her husband, son and daughter. With a loan from World Vision, Gohar will develop her farm. She plans to purchase pigs, potato seeds, fertilizer and fuel, which she will invest in her farm to grow her profits. Additional income is very important for this family because, in the past, Gohar’s husband and son have had to leave Armenia to find work abroad. With the additional profits from the farm, Gohar hopes that her family can live together throughout the year, and she also expects that her improved economic situation will positively impact others in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,050
  • Karine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Karine is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,175 to purchase additional goods for the shop.
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    Karine Magaryan lives in Gyumri where she runs a small retail shop in the city. Her store is stocked with food and household goods. Karine is needing to increase her income and feels that by increasing her inventory and adding new items that she will be able to bring in new customers and increase her sales. She is asking for funding from World Vision to make this happen. Karine is the mother of two children. With her small income, it is very difficult for her just to make ends meet. The additional income would mean a lot to her family. They would have adequate food and other necessities, and their living conditions would improve. She wants to be a good provider and also set a good example for her children. Her goals for the future include investing more into her store and saving for future needs, like schooling for the children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,175
  • Tomasa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tomasa is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase grocery stock for store.
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    Tomasa Cortes Arroyo is sixty six years old and lives with her husband Federico in Paraiso La Reforma, Paraiso means "Paradise." Tomasa works very hard at managing and maintaining her grocery store out of her home for her local community. Tomasa helps to provide for her family from the profit generated by her in home store. With a loan from World Vision, Tomasa will be able to purchase more grocery stock for her store. With more stock, she will be able to expand her business and increase her income. With the additional income, Tomasa will be able to provide for all of her family's daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Fatte
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Fatte is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $175 to buy in bulk amounts.
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    Fatte sells herbs and spices. She plans to grow her business with this loan from World Vision. Until now, she has only been able to buy and sell in small amounts. Retail business will be more profitable for her when she can buy larger amounts of her products to avoid the undesirable effects of price fluctuation. She wants to grow her business further and repay her loan. She will also save some money to meet her future needs. Fatte is healthier now that she can afford better food. The community in the area will benefit from herbs and spices she sells in the market.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Judith
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Judith is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase more firewood for resale.
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    Judith sells firewood in her town in order to provide a living for her family, including her three children. This is, generally, a good business in which to bring in an income because of the high demand for firewood. However, Judith currently lacks the capital she need in order to boost her business growth to the net level. With a loan from World Vision, Judith will be able to purchase the additional firewood she needs to expand her client base and increase sales. With the high demand, she anticipates boosting her business quickly, leading to a more stable income for her family. In the future, she hopes to bring in enough money to have the opportunity to hire at least one other person from her community to help her run her business. The additional income she will bring in from the boost in firewood sales will all Judith to provide a better living for her family by giving them the chance to improve their living conditions and increasing their daily consumption. This, in turn, will also give her three children hope for a brighter future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Adelina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Adelina is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy ingredients and material for baking "bolillos" (a type of bread).
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    Adelina (or Ade as the people in her community call her) lives in a municipality in the state of Guerrero called Marquelia (known in the past as “Potzahualco” meaning "Place Plentiful of Water" in Nahuatl). This area is surrounded by rivers, creeks, lagoons, beautiful beaches and a waterfall. It is also a region full of tropical plantations: coconut, guava, tamarind, papaya, banana and hibiscus. Ade is a 42-year-old widow with four children, three of whom are married and the youngest who is still attending elementary school. Her husband passed away five years ago. Three years ago, she began baking and selling "bolillos," a typical Mexican bread similar to a French baguette that is commonly baked in a masonry oven. She explains that she needed to find a way to continue providing for her family and considering that her parents taught her long ago how to bake "bolillos," it seemed like the perfect business for her. Ade would like to continue and expand her business but she lacks the financial capacity to do so. With a World Vision loan she will be able to buy ingredients and material for baking "bolillos" including flour, sugar, yeast, table salt and firewood. Ade plans to use the additional profits to save for her son's education. She would like to see him go to university and eventually have an excellent career and a good job position. Ade would also like to improve her business by investing in it little by little and eventually buying a mixer and a cutter to make her work easier and faster.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Hj Halima
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hj Halima is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $425 to buy additional merchandise and fresh fish to dry and sell in her store.
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    HJ Halima is a married mother of two who runs a Sari-sari (corner) store and dried fish business in her town of Bataraza, Palawan in the Philippines. She desires to increase sales by purchasing additional merchandise to sell in her store. Additionally, she wants to buy more fish to dry and sell, as dried fish is a popular staple in the Philippines. HJ, however, currently lacks the additional capital to make these investments. A loan from World Vision will dramatically improve HJ's business, as it will enable her to buy more fresh fish to dry. This will increase her sales and profits. Her store will then be a sustainable source of income and HJ will be able to better provide for her family. Additionally, she will reinvest in her business and open a savings account, something she has never been able to do.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Heak
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Heak is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy livestock and farming tools.
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    Heak is a hardworking mother of two. They live in Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia. She works hard to support her family by farming and raising pigs. To help supplement her income, she also weaves and sells hammocks. But with all her work, Heak is earning very little and is having a difficult time feeding her family. Heak is asking for a loan to to buy high-quality rice seeds, fertilizer, and more piglets to raise and sell which will improve her farm and her livelihood. The loan World Vision will dramatically change Heak's situation. Heak will be able to buy more piglets and buy the supplies she needs to improve her farm yields. This will increase her income and create a sustainable business that her family can depend on. With the additional income, Heak will be able to provide her children with healthier meals and to send them to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • 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
  • Carolyn
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carolyn is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $400 for merchandise like canned goods, toiletries, seasoning, noodles and eggs.
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    Carolyn is 32 years old and has been running a small business selling basic household supplies for the past five years. This hard-working mother lives in the Omega region of the Philippines. Carolyn has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase more merchandise such as canned goods, toiletries, seasoning, noodles and eggs. With your generosity, Carolyn will be well on her way to expanding her business and improving her quality of life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Sokhim
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokhim is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to buy fertilizer and hire labor.
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    Sokhim earns a living by growing rice. However, she does not have enough money to buy fertilizer for her rice field. Moreover, she needs to hire additional laborers to help her harvest her rice plants and sell them on time. A loan will help her to gain larger profits from her crops at harvest time. It will also enable her to have enough money to buy food to eat and have her house fixed up. In the future, she would like to enlarge her farmland and grow rice more than once a year.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Gayane
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gayane is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,175 to purchase livestock and forage.
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    Gayane Sumbulyan lives in Gyumri, Armenia. Her family consists of Gayane, her husband and two sons. The elder son and her husband often have to go abroad in search of work, leaving Gayane and her younger son alone. Gayane keeps a herd of livestock and cultivate land. With a loan from World Vision, Gayane will purchase livestock and forage, and renovate her barn. Gayane’s goal is to improve her farm enough so that she can support the family with her income so that her husband and elder son do not have to go abroad in search of work.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,175
  • Raya
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Raya is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 Improve the herd with special milk cows.
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    Raya Mirzoyan lives in Goris, Armenia with her husband. She also has two young married sons. Raya’s family is involved in agriculture, although she also works outside the home. The income she earns and her low salary are not enough to meet her family’s needs. A loan from World Vision will allow her to purchase more animals to improve their herd. With an improved herd, she will increase her family’s income and will be able to help her children, who already have their own families. Raya plans to improve the herd's quality, expand the business, and be able to invest further in the business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Ashot
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ashot is from Armenia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $975 to purchase livestock.
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    Ashot Galstyan lives in Meghri with his wife and two children. He farms and also cares for his herd of cattle. He would like to increase the number of livestock he is raising in order to increase his income from farming. As Ashot purchases and raises more livestock, his business income will be enough to sustain his family and to pay for his children’s education, in the present and in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $975
  • Svetlana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Svetlana is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,550 to purchase livestock.
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    Svetlana is a farmer in Armenia, supporting her family by raising livestock and cultivating the land. At her current level of operation, meeting her family’s needs is very difficult. Svetlana wants to improve her family’s living conditions by expanding her farm, however she has little capital to invest. Svetlana is requesting a loan from World Vision so she can purchase more livestock. With the additional income that she will earn from this improvement, she will be able to reinvest in her business so that it remains sustainable. Svetlana lives with her two daughters. An investment in Svetlana’s loan will ensure a better and more stable financial future for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,550
  • Gayane
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gayane is from Armenia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $1,525 to purchase young pigs and forage.
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    Gayane is involved in agriculture, breeds cattle and cultivates land. She lives with her husband, little son and mother-in-law. Because of the high prices involved in land cultivating, she wants to expand the farm by purchasing young pigs and forage. A World Vision loan will help Gayane to develop pig breeding to earn more income from agriculture. The additional income will help Gayane's family renovate their house for improved living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,525

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