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Lending History

  • Lilibeth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lilibeth is from Philippines. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $475 to purchase needed materials.
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    Lilibeth Arong'a lives in Hilongos, Leyte with her family, where she is invested in Seaweed Farming. From farming seasweed, Lilibeth earns an average income of Php 10,000.00/ two months (which averages to about $120 American dollars/month). The loan requested from World Vision will be used to buy straw and wooden pegs that helps in the process of farming the seaweed. She plans to buy sacks of charcoal to resell as well. Lilibeth hopes to have a comfortable and well-furnished house, so she plans to save some of the money from her income to accomplish this. Most of her income will be for her children's education and family's daily consumption.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $475
  • Marie Therese
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marie Therese is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase stock for her grocery store.
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    Marie Therese lives in Nyamagabe, Rwanda and sells groceries to earn a living. She sometimes is challenged by a lack of money to reinvest in stock for her grocery store. Marie Therese has requested a loan from World Vision so that she can purchase more sugar, cooking oil, biscuits and other groceries to sell. She will reinvest profits into her business so that it continues to grow. Marie Therese hopes that her loan will improve living conditions for her two children and that she will be able to afford medical insurance for her family. She also plans to aid others in her community by offering them jobs at her store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Constancia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Constancia is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $175 to buy different kinds of sodas.
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    Constancia has been selling sodas for the past two years. She started this business because she wanted to be able to provide a better quality of life for her children and to help out her husband. They both realize that the economic situation of this country is getting tougher every day. She sells sodas from her house. First, she puts them in a refrigerator because cold sodas are very popular with her customers. They are very happy with her products and every day she has more customers. Constancia has applied for this loan to buy more sodas to sell. She hopes that with this investment her business can generate more profits and she can provide a better future for her children. Mrs. Constancia is 24 years old. She studied up through 6th grade of elementary school. Her husband Ricardo works as a field hand. Together they have two young children ages 3 and 2.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • 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
  • Seraphine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Seraphine is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase more sugar, rice, shoes, soap, and lotions for inventory.
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    Seraphine lives in Burera Rwanda and sells assorted merchandise in an effort to support her family. She works very hard, but continues to face the challenge of not having enough money to purchase the inventory that she needs to satisfy the desires of her customers. Seraphine recognizes that with more products on her shelves, she could increase her sales and profits, and become more financially stable. With this loan from World Vision, Seraphine will be able to purchase sufficient inventory to meet the demands of her customers, and also, she hopes to provide more jobs for her community. The increased profits will allow Seraphine to improve her standard of living, and reinvest in her business, as well as provide for her child’s school fees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • 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
  • Anush
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Anush is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,200 to purchase fertilizer and hire agricultural training.
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    Anush is a farmer who wants to learn new farming methods to improve her production. She is lacking capital to expand. With a loan, she can purchase the necessary training as well as fertilizer. Living with her husband, daughter, and son (who is currently in the army), Anush is looking to improve their lives. An increase in income will provide better food and overall living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,200
  • Tuti
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tuti is from Indonesia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $575 to purchase ingredients for her food stand business .
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    Tuti is the mother of three who lives in Ciracas, Eastern Jakarta. She operates a 'warung,' a food stand selling Indonesian dishes. Her challenge has been some of her customers owed her for the food and it has made her cash flow not run well now. With a loan from World Vision Tuti will now be able to restock the ingredients for her stand again and be back in business. She will be able to purchase things for her food stand such as rice, meat, vegetables and propane. In the future, she expects to renovate her stand and to bring more varieties to the dishes. The additional income will allow her to pay for her children's school and to support her husband's income in meeting their daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Noemi
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Noemi is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more products to sell.
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    Noemi is a married mother of two, who lives with her family in the town of Marquelia, formerly known as “Potzahualco” (Place of Plentiful of Water, in the Nahuatl language). Noemi opened a small grocery store two years ago when she was looking for a way to help her husband with the family expenses. She wants to invest in her store and purchase more grocery items and toiletries, but she has not had the money to do so. With a loan from World Vision, Noemi will be able to purchase more inventory and expand her store. By increasing her inventory, her customrers will benefit by saving time and money by purchasing from her, instead of travelling to other towns to make their grocery purchases.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Ing
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ing is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to grow cassava, cashew nuts and to raise pigs.
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    Ing Prim is a peasant farmer. Her income is generated by growing cashew nuts and cassava and by raising pigs. Cassava and cashew nuts are in high demand at the market. However, Ing does not have the capital needed to expand her business and to take the opportunity to increase her income. She is unable to borrow from the local money lender because the interest rate is too high and beyond her ability to pay. With a loan from World Vision, Ing has the ability to improve her business and to meet more of the market's demand for cassava and cashew nuts. She will expand her cassava farm and raise more pigs to earn a higher income. She aims to increase her income enough that she can afford to send her two children to school regularly and to improve her family's living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Sean
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sean is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer .
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    Sean, a farmer and mother of two, is hardworking and optimistic. She lacks the money she needs to adequately support her farm, which threatens her ability to get excellent crop yields. A World Vision micro loan will allow her to buy the fertilizer and select seeds she needs to achieve a high-yield, grain harvest, which she can sell for good profits. As a result, she will be able to reinvest in her farm. She can buy newer farm machinery for better yields and higher income. She also wants to expand her land. The additional income will allow her family to have better food, proper housing and clothing. More importantly, her children can attend school. Sean will be able to participate in more community activities and contribute to community development.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Petra
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Petra is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase vegetables.
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    Petra is fifty-six and has been married for forty-one years to Eulogio, a mason. Petra has been selling garden produce in a marketplace in her community, once a week, for the past sixteen years. She has faced several obstacles in her life, because of the lack of resources and opportunities; there are times when she has not had enough money to continue with her produce sales. Petra is requesting a World Vision microloan to buy a variety of vegetables, in bulk, so she will have another chance to continue with her produce sales by enlarging her merchandise. "It is really difficult, I know, but I would like to get my own establishment and stop renting. I am going to do my best to make it happen," says Petra. Petra wants to use some of the profits to buy animals for her self-supply: turkeys and chickens. This will be a way to ensure the basic food supplies for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Maria Felix
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Felix is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy shoe catalogues and shoes.
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    Maria Felix is a married mother of four children--two of them are still at home; the other two are grown. They live in the town of Marquelia, Mexico. A few years ago, at a friend's suggestion, and because she wanted to help her husband meet expenses and provide her children with a good education, she started selling shoes from a catalogue. She goes door to door in her community selling shoes. Maria is proud to say that thanks to her business she has helped her family. However, she wants to improve her business and is going to use the loan to buy catalogues, tennis shoes, sandals, "huaraches" (native sandals, normally made with leather), shoes, and high heels. Her aim is to have a wide variety of shoes on hand to sell. With the loan from World Vision, Maria will buy more shoes and will grow her business. This will increase her sales and profits. The profits she earns will help provide her children with educational opportunities they would not have, and improve their living conditions. In the future, she'd like to have a store to make selling shoes more convenient for her and her customers.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Demewez
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Demewez is from Ethiopia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Demewez has a small farm on which she grows vegetables. She dreams of a better life. Currently, her business is going well. A World Vision loan would enable her to purchase fertilizer to increase her crop yield and therefore her income. “I need financial support,” she said. In the future, she would like to grow grain to sell to her community. With the increased income from this venture, she would live a healthier and more secure life.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Nguon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nguon is from Cambodia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Nguon earns a living by growing rice and potatoes. Nguon is in needs of help to develop her small rice farm. She desperately needs to purchase more fertilizer and pesticide. The loan from World Vision will enable Nguon to create a farm that thrives. This will increase her sales and income. Nguon will be able to provide her children with enough to eat, clothes to wear and to send all of her children to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Minerva
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Minerva is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $250 to buy more fancy jewellery and trendy clothing.
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    Minerva lives in World Vision's Southwest region in Philippines. She is 43 years old and has been running a small business of selling T-shirts and silver jewellery in this area for more than five years. She cares for three additional dependents in her home. She is from the community of Balabagon, Moalboal, Cebu. Minerva has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more fancy jewellery and trendy clothing.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Antonia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Antonia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $600 to buy more pieces and figurines.
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    Antonia has run her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico for the past six years. She sells ceramic handcrafts and figurines to customers in her community. Antonia is ready to expand her business and has asked for a loan from World Vision. She will buy pieces to sell in bulk, which will cut her overhead and increase her sales and income. Antonia will use the money she earns to keep her business growing and thriving.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Bania Rubi
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bania Rubi is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $500 to buy perfumes, eyeshadows, nailpolish, lipsticks, and purses.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Bebelin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Bebelin is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer and feed.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Jorge Alberto
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jorge Alberto is from Mexico. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $600 to buy horses.
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    Jorge Alberto operates his small business in the Xchanel Amtel (Bochil) region in Mexico. He raises horses to sell to customers in his community. Jorge Alberto has asked for a loan to expand his business. He would like to buy horses as part of this business expation. The increased income will help him to purchase feed for the animals and expand the current business.
    -823% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Almaz
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Almaz is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $300 to buy a hybrid dairy cow.
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    Almaz is 32 years old and runs a small business raising cattle. She lives in World Vision's Damota II region in Ethiopia. Almaz has raised cattle in this area for more than five years. Almaz has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy a hybrid cow to provide the community with dairy products. This will help Almaz raise and sell more cattle, which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Maria Irene
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Irene is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $350 to buy cosmetics and pigs.
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    For the last six years, Maria Irene has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She operates a butcher shop in her community. Maria Irene also has a second business where she sells cosmetics. This second business provides a supplemental income which Maria Irene needs to support her family. Maria Irene has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy pigs and beauty supplies. The loan will help Maria Irene to expand her businesses, increase her income and help to provide for her family's daily needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Birri
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Birri is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $400 to buy supplies in bulk.
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    For the last six years, Birri has operated her small business in the Hidabu Abote region in Ethiopia. She grows crops to sell to the customers in her community. She has one employee to help her run the farm. Birri also has a second business, where she sells vegetables and raises cattle. This second business provides a supplemental income, which Birri needs to support her family. Birri has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy supplies in bulk to purchase food for the family, expand the current business and start a new one.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Victor
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victor is from Bolivia. He needs a loan of $600 Buy cattle for sale.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Kosal
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Kosal is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase groceries for resale.
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    Kosal supports her family by operating a small grocery store. At her current level of operation, her business is only marginally sustainable. She lacks the capital to invest in restocking when her inventory runs low, and as a result she is able to earn very little income. Her goal is to expand her business and make it more profitable. With a loan from World Vision, Kosal plans to restock and expand her store. The additional income she will earn will allow her to provide the daily necessities for her family and pay the school fees for her children. In the future, Kosal plans to continue to invest in her business and to save for her children’s education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Abebe
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Abebe is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $300 to purchase fertilizer and additional seeds.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Amelita
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Amelita is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $500 to buy firewood to sell.
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    Amelita is 46 years old and runs a small business selling firewood. She lives in World Vision's Haven of Rest I region in the Philippines. Amelita has sold firewood in this area for more than 5 years. Amelita has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more firewood to sell to increase her overall income. Amelita cares for 2 additional dependents in her home. She would like to expand her firewood retail business to improve her standard of living.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Nemesia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nemesia is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase groceries to sell.
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    Nemesia is 51 years old and runs a small business selling groceries such as rice, snack foods, soda, beverages, and seasonings. She lives in World Vision's Haven of Rest I region in the Philippines. Nemesia has sold groceries in this area for more than 5 years. Nemesia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase additional groceries to sell.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Sokha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokha is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Sokha is 39 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Prasath Ballang region in Cambodia. Sokha has been rice farming in this area for more than 5 years. She has 1 employee who helps her run her farm. Sokha also has a second business where she grows cassavas. This second business provides a supplemental income which Sokha needs to support her family. Sokha has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help Sokha grow and sell more rice which will increase her overall income. Sokha and her husband have 2 children, who are currently studying in school. She also cares for 5 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Desta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Desta is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase an ox.
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    For the last 6 years, Desta has operated her small business in the Shenkolla region in Ethiopia. She grows crops to sell to the customers in her community. Desta has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase an ox. This will help her maximize her overall income and thus, support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250

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