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  • Hermila
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hermila is from Mexico. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $1,125 to purchase animals.
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    Hermila has a business buying animals such as pigs and goats, and then selling the meat. With a loan from World Vision, she will be able to purchase more animals and expand her operation. The additional income she will earn will help to support the growth of her business and provide a better life for her family. Hermila is forty four years old, married, and has seven children. With this loan, she will be able to make better provision for daily necessities and educational expenses for her family. In the future, Hermila hopes to continue to invest in her business so she can add a room onto her home and open a butcher shop.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,125
  • Irma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Irma is from Mexico. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $250 to purchase chickens.
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    Mrs. Irma Valverde Martinez lives in the community of Pitayo, Guerrero. She's married and has six children: Antonio, Laura, Brayan Alexis, Sofia, Jose Daniel, and Jesus Aleida. Only four of them are in school. One is in 1st grade, two are in 2nd grade, and one in the 4th grade. The youngest is in preschool. The rest of her children are married. Mrs. Irma sells live and disemboweled chickens. She started this business because she wanted to improve her and her family's quality of life. Mrs. Irma will use the loan from World Vision to purchase more chickens that she can sell. She's convinced this loan will be very helpful to her and to her family. Now, she will be able to help her husband with the house expenses and with her children's education. She's thinking on buying a stove with her additional income. Mrs. Irma's goal is to invest and expand her business. She wants to build a commercial premise and open a poultry store. She would be able to have a bigger variety of products to attract more customers therefore, be able to increase her profits. Mrs. Irma says that the additional income will benefit her and her family significantly. She will be able to offer them a better life and pay for her children's education, so they can have a professional career. She will also be able to keep investing in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • 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
  • Yolanda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yolanda is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $625 to buy fertilizer and other materials to help grow her crops.
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    Yolanda sells fruits and vegetables primarily out of her home as her business. She has had this little store at her house and she also sells on the wholesale food market in Zitacuaro, a community near hers. Her parents taught her how to work in the field. As a child unfortunately she couldn’t finish school because she had to work in the field. She has been getting up early in the morning for 4 years to and open her store; she sells, avocadoes, peaches, capulines, blueberries, hot peppers, nopales, etc. One of her problems is that during cold seasons, her trees burn out; she has to take extra care of them, cover them with plastic and keep them at a normal temperature or they’ll dry out. With a loan from World Vision Yolanda will be able to purchase fertilizers and insecticides to make her crops grow better and produce a larger harvest. This loan will also help her protect her trees with treatments to strengthen their roots to make them stronger against bad weather. Yolanda’s goal is to expand her orchard so she can sell more fruits and vegetables. She plans to use the profits from this loan to provide for her families basic needs and save for emergencies.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • 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
  • Patricie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Patricie is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more Irish potatoes to sell.
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    Patricie Nyirahakuzimana resides in Burera, Rwanda. Her biggest challenge right now is getting enough capital to properly run her business. Patricie wants to purchase more Irish potatoes to increase sales. The profits from these sales will be used to expand her business. Once sales have increased and her business grows, she hopes to be able to offer jobs to others in her community. Patricie has three children and wants to improve their living conditions besides providing daily food for them. She would also like to provide medical insurnace for her family and wants to one day build her own home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Sreypov
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sreypov is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to buy fertilizer and more pigs.
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    Sreypov grows rice, raises pigs, sells groceries and beverages. She does not have the capital to buy fertilizer, to buy pig feed and to restock her grocery store. A World Vision micro loan will assist Sreypov to have capital to continue investing in her businesses. She wants to expand her pigpen and to raise more pigs. The additional income will provide better living conditions for her family and allow her child to go to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • 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
  • Eleuteria
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Eleuteria is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 ro buy wholesale maize, beans and pumpkin seeds .
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    Eleuteria is married to Flavio, a bricklayer. They have six children; only five of them are studying because the youngest one is only three. Eleuteria has been selling maize and beans for two years because she wanted to earn extra income to help provide a better quality of life for her family. Although she has always had enough resources to buy the most essential goods and supplies, she now needs some financial assistance to purchase wholesale seeds to increase her profits. A World Vision microloan will help Eleuteria to buy wholesale maize, beans and pumpkin seeds in bulk at lower prices, which will increase her profit margin. Her future plan is to continue investing in this line of work; she wants a wider variety of seeds so that she can offer better variety to her customers and grow her customer base. With the additional profits, she wants to ensure the studies of her children. She wants them to attend university so one day they can gain good-paying positions. She plans to reinvest her savings into the business, which will help her remain financially viable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Zeleke
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Zeleke is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $550 to expand his farm .
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    Zeleke and his three children live in rural Ethiopia. He has a small farm where he grows vegetables and fruit like bananas, tomatoes and cabbages. Zeleka explains, “I run this small business, but I need financial support to develop it into a sustainable livelihood for me and my children.” Thanks to the loan from World Vision, Zelek will create a farm that thrives. Zeleke says, “The additional income from higher sales will go towards giving my children a nutritious diet and paying for them to go to school.” In the future, Zelek would like to sell juice in his community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Asución
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Asución is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to buy materials to expand her small business.
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    Asución operates her small business in the Xchanel Amtel (Bochil) region in Mexico. She sells items to people in her community and has more than 3 employees who help her run her shop. Asución has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy materials to keep running her business and expanding it. She cares for one child at home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Florencia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Florencia is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $450 to restock her store, purchase items for the vending machine, and raw ingredients to cook.
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    Florencia runs two small businesses. The first is a grocery store in which she sells fresh and canned food and also items from a vending machine. From the second business she sells home-cooked items. A World Vision loan would enable her to restock her store and buy more food to prepare and sell to the community. As her businesses expand, her income will increase. Florencia hopes to live a better life, and the profits from these ventures will allow her to provide a more nutritious diet, clothing, and medical care for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Seid
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Seid is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer.
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    For the last six years Seid has operated his small business in the Antsokiya Gemza region in Ethiopia. He grows crops such as teff and wheat to sell to customers in his community. Seid is 28 years old and the father of three children, two of whom are currently studying in school. Seid has asked for a loan to buy fertilizer to help expand his business. This investment will help Seid to increase his income to purchase food for animals and food for his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Deysi Esther
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Deysi Esther is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy cosmetics.
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    Deysi Esther is 24 years old and runs a small business selling cosmetics. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Deysi Esther has sold cosmetics in this area for one year. Deysi Esther has one child. Deysi Esther has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy: eye shadow, lipstick, foundation, eyeliner, nail polish and deodorant.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Tilimo
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Tilimo is from Ethiopia. He needs a loan of $150 to buy fertilizer.
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    Tilimo is a hardworking person. He wants to plant onions in his garden to get more income. He wants to work on his farm effectively. “If I get a loan, I will buy onions and to maximize my income. This enables me to get good yield,” he said. Tilimo cannot run his business effectively in the way he desires. He needs financial support to achieve his target. But, he cannot buy fertilizer due to financial shortage. Tilimo’s business is in a good move; it helps him improve his life. “I have to work hard and get more income. I am happy with my business. By generating additional income, I need to send my children to school, covering all expenses,” he said. Tilimo wants to grow his business so that he can provide his family with things they need. He dreams to supply the community with various kinds of grains. In the future, he dreams to participate in other business activities like cattle fattening. Tilimo is working with his family in the field. When his business is getting better and better, he will have a large number of customers and he will get more income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Reinelda Elena
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Reinelda Elena is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to buy cosmetics.
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    Reinelda Elena is 27 years old and runs a small business selling cosmetics. She lives in World Vision’s Camiri region in Bolivia. Reinelda Elena has sold cosmetics in this area for more than 5 years. Reinelda Elena also has a second business where she sells bread. This second business provides a supplemental income that Reinelda Elena needs to support her family. Reinelda Elena has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy cosmetics.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Julieta
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Julieta is from Armenia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $1,000 to pay for a cow.
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    Julieta keeps livestock and is engaged in agriculture. She sells meat and milk. With the help of a World Vision loan, Julieta will purchase another cow to increase her output of meat and milk. Additional income will allow Julieta to improve household conditions and insure higher living standards for both her and her son, with whom she lives.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Mariam
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mariam is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,175 to purchase livestock.
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    Mariam Ivanyan lives in Gyumri, Armenia with her husband and two children. Her family’s main income comes from agriculture. They have a herd of cattle but the herd cannot bring in enough money for the family to make ends meet. With the requested loan, Mariam will purchase livestock. Eventually, she will renovate her barn. With the increased income from the larger herd, Mariam will be able to provide her family with better living conditions.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,175
  • Meshesha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Meshesha is from Ethiopia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $575 to buy auto parts and supplies .
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    Meshesha works and lives with his wife and four children in the town of Shashemene, Ethiopia. He owns an auto part store and wants to develop it into a sustainable livelihood for his family.Meshesha explains, "I believe I can be successful in my business, if I keep on doing it. I have a growing number of customers at this time and my customers like what I sell. But, I have shortage of money to run it effectively.” A loan from World Vision will enable Meshesha to buy more auto supplies and parts for his store. This will allow Meshesha to provide his customers with wider selections, which will increase his income. His increased income will allow him to provide healthier meals for his children and ensure that they have educational opportunities. Meshesha is ambitious, and, with his profits, is planing to open another auto store and employ other people.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575
  • Beatrice
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Beatrice is from Kenya. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $775 to buy maize for grinding.
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    Beatrice, a resident of Katito, Kenya, operates a maize-cereal grinding business which is locally known as poshomill. She is challenged by the high price of maize-cereal in the area where she lives. With a loan from World Vision, Beatrice will purchase more maize-cereal. The increased profits from her business will allow her to make enough income to provide for her family's basic needs like healthy food. She hopes to create employment opportunities for others in her community once her business begins to grow more.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $775

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