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Lending History

  • Epifania
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Epifania is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase parts for the maintenance of her taxi.
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    Mrs. Epifania lives in Cosolapa Caracol community, located closet o Cerro de Oro dam in San Miguel Soyaltepec. Mrs. Epifania is a 49 year-old teacher. Mrs. Epifania and her husband have three sons: Jose, Erandin, and Jaciel; all of whom attend school. Because the money that Mrs. Epifania earns as a teacher is not enough to support her children and to cover all her home necessities, she and her husband decided to invest in the purchase of a taxi. Her husband drives it daily in order to receive more income to support the family. With the requested loan from World Vision, Mrs. Epifania can invest in spare parts for the taxi, as well as the needed maintenance on it. She hopes that with the maintenance, more customers will be able to frequent the taxi, increasing their profits. Eventually she would like to purchase another taxi. Mrs. Epifania is very grateful for the trust that she has received, in the ability to apply for a loan.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Catherine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Catherine is from Rwanda. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase sorghum.
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    Catherine sells sorghum, a cereal crop, in Tare, Rwanda to earn a living. She has difficulty earning enough income to purchase more sorghum to be sold to customers. Catherine requested a loan from World Vision so that she can purchase more sorghum in sacks and sell it to her customers. She will reinvest the profits in her business so that it continues to grow. With the additional income from her business, Catherine will improve her family's living conditions and be able to pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Christine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Christine is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase more bread, sugar, cooking oil, lotions, drinks and other items for resale.
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    Christine runs a boutique in Gakenke, Rwanda. In order to obtain the capital necessary to properly run her business, Christine has requested a loan from World Vision for the purchase of various goods such as bread, sugar, cooking oil, lotions, drinks and other items for resale. This loan will enable Christinie to expand her business through the increased variety she can provide the community. This will attract a greater customer base because clients will be able to purchase more items from one location. The growth of her business will provide Christine the profits she needs to improve her family's living conditions and supply their daily consumption. She also hopes to purchase medical insurance for her family, especially for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Flavia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Flavia is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $125 additional capital.
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    Flavia Saytas is 55 and lives in Carmen, Cebu. She has one child. She currently owns a sari-sari store and also sells Avon. To increase her business, Flavia would like to stock her shelves with more items but limited capital prevents her from doing so. With a loan, she wishes to buy more canned goods, rice, soft drinks, and detergent, helping to meet her customers' needs. All additional income earned will be used to help meet her family's daily needs and pay for her child's education. Flavia will also reinvest in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Ana Bertha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ana Bertha is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $625 to buy different kind of sodas.
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    Ana Bertha Lazo Ramirez lives in the community of Tetela, Mexico which is a sugarcane area just a few minutes away from one of the most important precincts in the state of Oaxaca. Ana Bertha's husband, David, works as a laborer in the field and she supplements that income by selling sodas. She has been selling sodas for the past two years. Ana Bertha keeps her supplies at home and mostly sells to her neighbors and friends. She has a good relationship with her customers and they return time and time again to purchase sodas from her. In order for her business to grow and become more profitable Ana Bertha needs to purchase different kinds of sodas to sell. A loan from World Vision will allow her to buy the products that she needs and Ana Bertha believes this will help her business succeed. Ana Bertha is 38 years old and completed her education up to 2nd grade of high school. She and David have three children who are already married.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Silvia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Silvia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 Mrs. Silvia needs to buy hot peppers, tortillas, tomatoes, dough, oil, meat, eggs, beans, cheese, cream, potatoes, bananas and butter. .
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    Silvia has been working for over 8 years selling traditional Mexican snacks, like tacos, bananas, quesadillas, etc. She had to figure out a way to support herself and her daughter, so she started her cooking business. She also has a side business selling cosmetics door to door. Silvia get up very early in the morning to cook, then she takes out a table and put it outside her house. She sets up the stews she cooked and waits for the customers to come and eat. Some of the customers that buy food from her will ask her for cosmetics too. Mrs. Silvia needs this loan to buy hot peppers, tortillas, tomatoes, dough, oil, meat, eggs, beans, cheese, cream, potatoes, bananas, butter and more cosmetics. She hopes that with this investment she will be able to make her business more successful so that she can provide a better quality of life and education for her daughter. Silvia is 47 years old. She completed one year of high school. She is a single mother of 2 children: one is 20 years old and works, and the other is 17 years old and goes to junior high. They live on a town called Acatlan, located on a sugarcane area, just a few minutes away from one of the most important precincts on the state of Oaxaca.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Marie Gorette
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marie Gorette is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more stone to sell.
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    Marie Gorette sells stone. She does not have enough capital to run her business. She would like a loan to purchase a larger variety of stone. And to also provide food for her family. She has two children. By increasing her profits, Marie Gorette will be able to save for the future and reinvest in her business. She would like to become financially stable and to buy a plot.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Victoire
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victoire is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase inventory to sell.
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    Victoire resides in Gasaka, Rwanda, where she sells clothing and accessories in a small shop. Due to a lack of capital to invest in her business, she is facing many financial challenges. With a loan from World Vision, Victoire will be able to purchase additional inventory for her market and become financially stable. The increased income will enable her to support her three children, improve their life, and save for the future. She also hopes to hire an employee at some point in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Cirina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Cirina is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $625 to buy oil, eggs, milk, rice, beans, sugar, cookies, sodas, toilet paper and soap.
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    Thank you for considertion of this loan to help Cirina expand her grocery business. Mrs. Cirina Zacapala Luna is a 42-year old single mother with two children: Fabian and Anahi. Both of them go to school; one is in high school and the other is in junior high. She has been working very hard for over 15 years in a grocery store that she started because she didn’t have money to support her family and because she couldn’t find a job. A World Vision microloan will help her buy more merchandise such as: oil, eggs, rice, milk, beans, sugar, cookies, sodas, toilet paper and soap. Mrs. Cirina is confident that this loan will benefit both her business and her family. A more secure source of income will allow her to keep investing in her business, build greater profits and savings. With her profits, Cirina wants to continue investing in her store, increasing her profits so she and her children will have a better quality of life and better economic support. She will continue helping her children attend school for their future well-being.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • 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
  • Khon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Khon is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase essential farming supplies.
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    In order to support her family, Khon grows a number of crops on her farm, one of which is rice. Her greatest challenge at this point is the lack of capital she has to reinvest in her business while still meeting her family's basic needs. With a loan from World Vision, Khon will be able to purchase the essential items she needs to boost her farm's output this season. With a greater harvest yield, she will be able to bring in more sales and increase her customer base. She hopes that this boost will help her expand her farm so that one day she can also increase the amount of land on which she can farm. She hopes that this land expansion will allow her to hire at least one other from her community to help her run the farm. With her additional income, Khon will be able to improve her family's living conditions and support their daily diet. And it is especially important for her to focus on her three children's futures. Therefore, this extra income will also go towards covering educational expenses so that she can send all of them to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Miriam Jesus
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Miriam Jesus is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy ingredients and clothing for her two successful businesses.
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    Miriam lives in Motzorongo, in the state of Oaxaca, with her seven-year-old daughter Alondra. This is a region of sugar cane plantations so she sells traditional Mexican snacks to the local sugar mill. She started this business five years ago and now sells snacks such as "empanadas" (pasties), "enchiladas" (tacos completely covered with chilisauces), "tortas" (type of Mexican sandwich) and the eternal Mexican "taco". Miriam wakes up early in the morning to prepare her food and then she sells her food as well as clothing next to the sugar mill. She is proud to be able to provide for her young girl and wants to continue doing the best for her. She wants to use a World Vision loan she requested to buy ingredients such as beans, chili, tomatoes, cabbage, cheese, sour cream, cooking oil for the food business. She will also invest in blouses, shirts, trousers, dresses and t-shirts to continue with the clothes sales. Eventually Miriam longs to be able to help her daughter's schooling because she knows that is the only way to ensure her well-being.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Hour
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hour is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy seeds, fertilizer, pesticide, and farming tools .
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    Hour is a farmer who grows rice and seasonal vegetables. She also raise some animals. She is unable to buy farming materials such as seeds, fertilizer and pesticide. She cannot afford to provide enough food for her family because she didn't earn much income from her crops last season. Hour is requesting a loan to purchase the necessary farming supplies needed to produce a bountiful harvest. A loan will enable Hour to establish good crops and provide food for her family. With the additional income she expects to earn from her crops, she can save money for four children's education. In the future, Hour would like to expand her farmland.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Julie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Julie is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $450 to buy more pigs to roast.
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    Julie is 50 years old and runs a small business selling fish. She lives in World Vision’s Mountain View region in Philippines. Julie has sold fish in this area for more than 5 years. Julie also has a second business where she sells roast pig on the weekends. This second business provides a supplemental income which Julie needs to support her family. Julie has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more pigs to roast. Julie has two dependents ages 11 and 18.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Ruth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruth is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $700 to buy flour.
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    Ruth sells bread to customers in her community. For the last 4 years, she has successfully operated her small business in the Colomi region in Bolivia. This loan from World Vision will help her expand her current business by buying flour and supplies in bulk. Ruth is 25 years old and has 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Marisol
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marisol is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 to buy plastic glasses, plates, forks, spoons, and women's underwear.
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    For the last 3 years Marisol has operated her small business in the Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. She sells plastic products to customers in her community. Marisol also has a second business where she sells underwear. This second business provides a supplemental income that Marisol needs to support her family. Marisol has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy plastic glasses, plates, forks, spoons, and women's underwear. Marisol is 25 years old, and she is the mother of 3 children, 2 of whom are currently studying in school. Marisol explained that since she was a young girl her mother used to tell her and her sisters that they had to be self-sufficient and earn their own income. Marisol has a spot in the marketplace of her community where she sells plastic products and underwear. She buys the clothes in Mexico City. Marisol is glad to be able to help her husband with the family expenses. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maria Socorro
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Socorro is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy more clothing.
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    Maria Socorro is 41 years old and lives with her family in World Vision’s Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. For the past four years, Maria Socorro has owned and operated a small clothing business in her community, to help provide for her family. Maria Socorro has requested a loan from World Vision to buy more clothing for her business. the loan will also help her to expand her business, grow her income, attract more customers and provide for her family's daily needs. Maria Socorro and her husband have three children, two are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Rosie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Rosie is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $300 to buy more commodities to sell like noodles, canned goods, sot drinks, shampoo, soaps and condiments.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Maria Martha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Martha is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy 5 lambs.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Aurora
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Aurora is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy milk, rennet, table salt and other material used to prepare cheese.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Angelica
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Angelica is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy threads, cloth and needles.
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    A mother of three, Angelica is twenty-eight years old and married to Juan. She is in the business of embroidery and makes a living selling crafts. The difficult part of her business is a lack of sales due to many customers complaining about the simple designs and deciding not to acquire the pieces. The thing Angelica wishes for the most is to sell more crafts without getting any complaints from her clients. However, she does not have the financial capital she needs to buy more material. With a World Vision loan Angelica will be able to buy more threads, needles and cloth. With the new material, Angelica expects to improve her work and to sell more crafts. She also plans to buy the most essential supplies for her family with the additional income and to continue reinvesting her profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Khem
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Khem is from Cambodia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy seeds, fertilizer, and to hire help.
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    Khem and her family live in the rural area of Cambodia. She is, also, a peasant farmer, who grows rice, cashews, and seasonal vegetables. Khem is asking for a loan because she has no money to buy more seeds and fertilizer for her field. And she also needs to hire help to help her cultivate and harvest her crops before the rainy season. The loan from World Vision loan will help Khem to hire labor that will help her cultivate and harvest her crops. Also, she will buy more farming supplies she needs to create a farm that thrives. The improvements that she makes this year will allow her to do more farming in the next season as well. Khem's farm will be a sustainable source of income that she and her family can depend on..
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Sim
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sim is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to buy vegetables.
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    Sim is a mother and she sells vegetables to earn a living. Unfortunately, she has not had the money to invest in her business and she is not earning enough to meet her family's most basic needs. The loan from World Vision will enable Sim to create a strong business that will be a sustainable source of income she and her family can depend on. This will increase her sales and income. With her new income Sim will be able to provide her family with the things they need.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Ejige
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ejige is from Ethiopia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy a cow to sell dairy products.
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    For the last six years Ejige has operated her small business in the Angolola region in Ethiopia. She raises cattle to sell to customers in her community. Ejige is 48 years old and the mother of four children, three of whom are currently studying in school. Ejige has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy a hybrid cow to sell dairy products. This investment will help increase her income to pay for school fees, purchase food for animals and purchase food for the family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Asteyayet
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Asteyayet is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase more clothes to sell.
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    Asteyayet owns a small boutique and sells clothes to her customers at the local market. She works hard and would like to expand her store, but is financially unable to do this. A micro loan from World Vision would enable her to purchase a greater variety of clothing to sell. “If I get a loan, I can expand my business and create one more job opportunity for someone in my community,” she said. As her income increases, Asteyayet will be able to provide nutritious food, clothing, and medical care for her family and an education for her children. Then they can develop their potential and have a better lifestyle. In the future, Asteyayet would like to open her own shop in town so she can reach more customers. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Yeshi
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yeshi is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase sheep .
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    For the last six years, Yeshi has operated her small business in the Antsokiya Gemza region of Ethiopia. She raises sheep to sell to customers in her community. Yeshi also has another business raising cattle. This second business provides a supplemental income which Yeshi needs to support her family. Yeshi has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy more sheep for breeding. With the additional income she will earn, she will be able to do home repairs, purchase food for her animals and expand her current business. Yeshi is 50 years old and the mother of two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Liliana
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Liliana is from Bolivia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 Buy inputs to making bread.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450

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