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Lending History

  • Ana Laura
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ana Laura is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase catalogs and shoes.
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    Mrs. Ana is from Cosolapa Caracol community, located close to Cerro de Oro dam in San Miguel Soyaltepec. Mrs. Ana is 31 years old and only completed junior high school. She is married to Mr. Alfonso who works at a repair shop. They have 3 daughters: Magdalena (11), Nereida (7), and Blanca (4). A year ago, Mrs. Ana started a business selling shoes to help supplement her husbands income. The business has allowed her to work during her spare time and provide for her children. With a loan from World Vision, Mrs. Ana can invest in new stocks of shoes, and also purchase catalogs for later sales. Mrs. Ana hopes that this loan will help her business grow and to expand her customer base. With the profits, she'll be able to help her children continue their education, save for the future, and reinvest in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Victoria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victoria is from Rwanda. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase more eggs and chickens for sale.
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    Victoria runs a chicken and egg selling business in Gakenke, Rwanda. Her biggest challenge right now is obtaining enough capital with which she can invest in her business. With a loan from World Vision, Victoria will be able to purchase more chickens and eggs for resale. This will help her expand her business through an increased customer base from the opportunity to offer more people the products she has for sale. She hopes that this growth will allow her to cycle the funds back into the business and continue selling chickens and eggs in her community. In addition to expanding her business, Victoria has a number of goals for the use of her additional profits. Her greatest concern is improving her family's living conditions by providing them better food and clothing. On top of this, she also hopes to start saving money for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Esperance
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Esperance is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase more biscuits, sugar, drinks and other items to sell. .
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    Esperance runs a small boutique in Nyamagabe, Rwanda. Her biggest challenge in running her business is obtaining the capital she needs for resale. With a loan from World Vision she plans to purchase more biscuits, sugar, drinks and other items for resale. Esperance's goal is to expand her business in order to bring in a greater profit so she can help improve her family's living conditions and increase their daily consumption. With a child at home, it is important to her to provide the best support she can. Esperance also hopes that the additional income she earns from the sale of her goods will increase her business enough to give her the opportunity to offer jobs to others in her community and help them support their families too.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Lucrecia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucrecia is from Philippines. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $275 to expand inventory.
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    Lucrecia Zamora lives in Bryg. Manaol, Hilongos Leyte where she owns a Sari-sari store. She is a hard worker and has many loyal customers. Lucrecia is wanting to improve her services by making more merchandise available in her store. The challenge she faces is that she does not have the capital to invest into her business. She is asking for funding from World Vision that will make her planned expansion possible. Lucrecia is a 60 year old widow and has raised six children by herself. Her children are all adults now, but she still helps them financially when she can. Her income goes towards providing for her daily needs. The additional income would go back into her business and savings for the future so that she will not be a burden to her children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $275
  • Yadira
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yadira is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy hot peppers, tortillas, rice, chickens and onion.
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    Yadira opened her roasted chicken business over a year ago. She named it “Juquilita”. She knows that the economic situation of her country is getting worse and she wants to have a stable source of income to provide herself and her husband a better quality of life. She gets up early every day to clean her chickens, then he puts them on the roasting oven and leaves them there until they are well roasted. She then she waits for her customers to come and buy her delicious roasted chickens. Yadira needs this loan to buy more hot peppers, tortillas, rice, chickens and onion. She hopes that with this investment her business will generate enough incomes to continue to support her family and hopefully someday expand it. Yadira is 57 years old. She’s married to Angel who works as a merchant. They have three adult children who are already married. They live in 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: $400
  • 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
  • Marie Therese
    They gave
    $50
    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
  • Maria Eugenia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Eugenia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $325 to buy more spare parts to sell.
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    Maria Eugenia sells spare automotive parts in Bochil in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. Her business has been successful, but she must sometimes travel to get new parts when she runs out. A loan from World Vision will allow her to buy a larger quantity of merchandise for her business. Her business helps the people in her town because it allows them to get the spare parts they need to fix their cars. It also will provide jobs for people in her community. Maria Eugenia supports her family with this business, and has been able to provide them with better living conditions as her business has grown. She is a widow with two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Siti
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Siti is from Indonesia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $125 to purchase more traditional utensils such as bamboo container, grinder and wooden massage sandals to re-sell in her kiosk.
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    Siti is a mother of two and married to an employee in the sanitary and garden office of Surabaya city. She runs a kiosk selling various utensils made of bamboo and wood. She lacks capital to restock her shelves with the most popular products. A World Vision micro loan will help her to restock her shelves with the popular goods (bamboo container, grinder and wooden massage sandals) in order to increase her sales. She plans to expand her business by bringing more variety of bamboo products to her kiosk. The additional income from the business will allow her to pay for her children's school fees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $125
  • Khun
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Khun is from Cambodia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy food for her pigs.
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    Khun sells noodles and raises pigs for a living to support her family. She lacks the capital she needs to maintain her business in a competitive market. With a loan from World Vision Khun will be able to buy more food for her pigs and keep her business growing. With the profits she earns she will be able to better provide for her family and send her children to school. In the future Khun hopes to raise more pigs and participate more in her community.
    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
  • Khein
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Khein is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy seeds, fertilizers and animals.
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    Khein grows rice and seasonal vegetables, and raises animals. She doesn't have any money to buy fertilizer and pesticide. She cannot borrow money from a local moneylender because they provide loans with high interest rates and she is unable to pay it all off. Therefore, Khein is requesting a loan to purchase the necessary farming materials. This loan will also help pay for her child's education. This loan will enable Khein to access more farming materials and she can save some money for her child's education as well. The additional income will help to improve her family's living conditions. She can have her house repaired and provide her family with more nutritious food.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • 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
  • Gloria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gloria is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more seafood.
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    Gloria is 43 years old and lives in World Vision’s Unidos Caminando region in Mexico. For more than five years has run a small business selling seafood with the help of three employees. Prior to that she had more than 10 years experience in the business. One challenge is that during March and April the seafood catch is not substantial. She has requested a loan from World Vision to buy more seafood. With her income she would like to save for a better home for herself and her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • 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

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