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Lending History

  • Emelia
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Emelia is from Philippines. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $100 to purchase fertilizer and hog feed.
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    Emelia Ridera raises hogs and plants corn in Bindoy, Negros Oriental which is in the Philippines. She has two children Christian-6 and Emerson-4 that she must support with her income. Because it is Emelia's dream to see her children have a better life than hers, she puts their education at an important need. With a loan from World Vision, Emelia will buy hog feed and fertilizer for her farm so that she can be more profitable. Her business profit will also be used for family's daily consumption and educational costs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Lucero
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucero is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy glasses, plates, spoons and many other products.
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    Lucero is 26 years old and has an elementary school education. She is married to Miguel Ángel and they have two children: Citlaly who is 8 and Carolina who is 7 years old. Both of the children are attending elementary school. The family lives in the community of Tetela in Comitancillo, where many people grow sugar cane. It is 20 minutes from La Margarita Refinery which is a principal producer of sugar in the state of Oaxaca. Lucero sells plastic molds for plates, glasses and other items by catalog. She started selling molds 3 months ago as a way to help her husband out with the household expenses. She wants her daughters to be able to continue studying, and she does not want Miguel Angel to bear all their financial responsibilities. Lucero sales her plastic molds by visiting neighbors' and friends' homes. She shows her catalogs, writes down the models her customers select and then orders them. When the molds arrive, she goes back to the houses to deliver the products and to get paid. Lucero needs the loan in order to buy new catalogs. She also wants to buy plastic articles like plates, glasses, and vases to show as samples when she visits the homes. Lucero will use the money from the loan to improve her business with the goal of building a better life for her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Leonard
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Leonard is from Rwanda. He needs a loan of $500 to buy various goods for his store .
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    Leonard is from Huye, Rwanda and has a variety store selling goods such as lotions, soap, powder, etc. He is in need of capital to make his business more profitable. With the loan through World Vision, Leonard will be able to purchase various goods for his store, generate income, and create three jobs for others in his community. With additional goods he will be able to better provide for his family through meeting basic needs, paying school fees for his children, and improve their living conditions. In the future, Leonard wants to expanding his business and create more jobs for others in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Jean Baptiste
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Jean Baptiste is from Rwanda. He needs a loan of $1,175 to sell various goods such as cosmetics, eggs and sugar.
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    Jean Baptiste operates a boutique from which he sells various goods such as eggs, cosmetics, and sugar. He supports his family through this business. He would like to expand this business and attract more customers in order to improve his family's living conditions. With the loan, Jean Baptiste will purchase various goods for his store. The increase in supplies at his store will generate additional income which Jean Baptiste plans to reinvest in the business. He will be able to provide for his own and his family's basic needs and will be able to build his own house. With the profits, Jean Baptiste will be able to hire people in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,175
  • Gabriela
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Gabriela is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy lipstick, eye shadow, eyeliner, hair accessories, perfumes and catalogues.
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    Gabriela is 42 years old and married to Isidro, who works the land. Together they have two sons who are still attending school. The family lives in a community called "Arroyo de en Medio" (The Creek in Between), a place surrounded by rivers and an important sugar cane area where the sugar mill "La Margarita" is located. Gabriela had studied in school up to the junior high level. She decided to start her cosmetics business two years ago because she was aware of the current economic situation and wanted to help her husband with all the household expenses. She sells her products by visiting the houses in her community and showing them her catalogues. When a client asks for a particular item, she waits until she has enough orders before buying the cosmetics and delivering them. With a loan from World Vision Gabriela will be able to buy lipstick, eye shadow, eyeliner, hair accessories, perfumes and catalogues. By having more cosmetics and hair accessories on hand she will have a large stock to offer her clients. With the additional profits, Gabriela will be able to improve and expand her business as well as better support her family. She knows she has to work really hard because she wants to provide her children with better opportunities.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Huch
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Huch is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy pigs and watermelon seeds.
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    A mother of four children, Huch works on a farm raising animals and growing watermelon for a living. She struggles to maintain her farm because her pigs are often sick and her watermelons sustain damage from worms. Huch would like to expand and care for her farm but she lacks the capital to do so. With a loan from World Vision Huch plans to buy more pigs and watermelon seeds to expand her farming business. Her hope is that these measures will help her farm produce a better yield. With the profits she earns she will be able to better provide for the basic needs of her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Aminat
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Aminat is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $575 to purchase a variety of items to sell.
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    A mother of two children, Aminat has good approach in dealing with her customers to enhance her income. “My business is in a good progress this time. My customers like to buy the goods I supply to them. I believe I can be successful in my business if I keep on doing it,” she said. She sells a variety of items to friends and neighbors. “If I get a loan, I know I succeed to generate income because the nature [of] my business needs money to run it effectively. I have shortage of money this time. I wish I could get a loan,” she said. “For a person who works hard, getting a loan is very great. That is why I wanted a loan to run my business effectively. I know that when my business grows, my income also increases and I can improve my lifestyle. The increased income from selling my product will go towards giving my children a more nutritious diet, keeping them in school and paying for medication,” she said. Aminat wants to expand her business. In the long term, she wants to add one more shop to enhance her daily income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Salvador
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Salvador is from Philippines. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $200 to purchase gasoline and cover maintenance fees.
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    Salvador works hard to support his family by transporting people on his motorized tricycle. Although he would like to expand his business, Salvador is faced with a lack of capital with which he can reinvest in his business. He needs this opportunity so that he can continue to make a profit out of driving his tricycle. With a micro loan from World Vision, Salvador will be able to purchase gasoline for his vehicle and cover the costs of the maintenance to it, such as vulcanizing his tires (a process that will strengthen them). With the gas to power his vehicle and the repairs to keep it running smoothly, Salvador will be able to raw in a greater client base and spread the word about his reliable transportation. His goal is to have a stable business that will ensure he can continue to provide for his family. The additional income he will generate will help Salvador provide food for his family. He will also used it for the renovation of their house to improve the family's living conditions. At 45 years old Salvador wants to be counted on by his loved ones for all of their needs. He has three children, two of them are still in high school, so their education is a top priority for him. He wants to ensure he has a good savings set up for them as well.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • David
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    David is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $400 to repair his rental houses and purchase feed for the animals.
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    David Thiongo is 66 years old and runs a small business providing rental houses . He lives in World Vision's Riruta region in Kenya. He has provided rental houses in this area for 2 years. He also has 1 employee who helps him run his business. David also has a second business where he is a dairy farmer. This second business provides a supplemental income which David needs to support his family. David has asked for a loan to repair his rental houses and purchase feed for the animals. This will help him expand his business and provide greater profits for a brighter future. By expanding his business he plans to purchase food for animals, expand the current business and maintain his farming equipment. He also cares for 5 additional dependents. This loan will improve his living standard and help him better provide for his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Deovin
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Deovin is from Philippines. He has 4 children. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase feed and fertilizer .
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    Deovin Cabusog is from Manjuyod, Negros Oriental. He's 41 years old, the father of four, making his living from sugar cane farming and raising hogs. He works hard caring for his children and keeping them in school. They are ages 15, 17 and 18. Deovin needs some financial assistance to reinvest in his farm. A World Vision microloan will secure the needed feed he can purchase in bulk for his pigs and fertilizer for his sugar cane to ensure his products are highly marketable and can be sold for good profits. Any additional income, after repaying the loan, will be used for Deovin's children’s education, family daily consumption, reinvestment in his farm and to build savings for their future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Kasa
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Kasa is from Ethiopia. He has 5 children. He needs a loan of $300 to buy an ox for farming.
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    Kasa draws upon his rich experience in the field of agriculture to operate his small farm. He and his family work together in the fields. He sells various types of grains at the local market and this income provides for him and his family. He enjoys being a farmer and is proud that he is able to provide for his family. Kasa is not a careless man. He is ambitious to expand his business so that he can maximize his income. He sees that demand is increasing for his crops. In order to make the desired business improvements and to meet customer demand, he will need a loan. As his business grows, his income and quality of life will increase. His goal is to provide his children with a healthier diet. Eventually, he would like to open a general store in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Misak
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Misak is from Armenia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $1,000 to increase the number of cattle.
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    The main income to the family comes from the farming business and land cultivation. Misak Margaryan lives with his young family and mother in Vaik. Misak works at the local gas station, but his primary source of income is from the family farm. To insure sufficient funds for his growing family and little child’s upbringing Misak is planning to increase the number of cattle. This loan will affect Misak's child by providing health, nutrition and education. Misak hopes to expand the farm and increase cattle. The extra income will help the family to remain stable and better their quality of life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Khazhak
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Khazhak is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,000 to buy cattle.
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    Khazhak Sargsyan lives with his mother in Taratumb village of Vayots Dzor region. He works hard to maintain the land and to provide for his family's basic needs. Khazhak cultivates a land and keeps a small farm which is the only source of income for this household. This loan would greatly affect the family’s living conditions by bringing in additional income and more security and stability. He plans to invest the loan by purchasing more cattle. In long term Khazhak hopes he will be able to direct his investments toward continuing to increase the number of cattle, and purchasing more cultivating land.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Mushegh
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Mushegh is from Armenia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase livestock .
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    Mushegh, his wife, and 2 children live in Goris, Armenia where he is a farmer. Because of a low salary, Mushegh began farming to help supplement his family's needs. A loan from World Vision will allow Mushegh to increase the livestock for his farm and continue developing his new farm. With the added income, Mushegh will have enough income to meet his family's needs and help with the agriculture development in his city.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Karlos
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Karlos is from Armenia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase seeds, saplings, and fertilizer.
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    Karlos Mnatsakanyan keeps an orchard and cultivates his land in Meghry, Armenia. Karlos would like to cultivate more land and develop the agriculture of the land, which will require financial investments. With the requested loan from World Vision, Karlos plans to purchase seeds, saplings, and fertilizer in order to continue the farms on the land. With the loan’s help Karlos will cultivate his current land and start cultivating new land.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Avetik
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Avetik is from Armenia. He needs a loan of $1,475 to purchase livestock and beehives.
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    Avetik is from Sisian, Armenia and he keeps livestock and cultivates land. Avetik would like to develop his farm and begin beekeeping, but he does not have capital needed at this time. With a loan through World Vision, Avetik will be able to purchase livestock and beehives to expand his farm as he would like. He will then be able to sell more products and generate income. Additional income created will allow him to reinvest in his business and improve the standard of living for him and his family. In the future, Avetik wants to continue expanding his farm and meet the needs of his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,475

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