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Lending History

  • Maria Cruz
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Cruz is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase ingredients.
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    Mrs. Maria is a 46 year-old single mother to Angel (12) and Luis (9). Both kids are in elementary school. Mrs. Maria and her family live in the community of Cosolapa Caracol. As a single mother, Mrs. Maria has always worked hard to get her children ahead in life. She has a traditional mexican snacks business that sells products such as tostadas, stuffed peppers, tacos, pastries, garnachas, french fries, and fried bananas. Mrs. Maria needs the loan from World Vision to purchase ingredients and raw material, such as cabbage, tomatoes, hot peppers, beans, meat, cream, cheese, tortillas, maize, eggs, bananas, potatoes, cooking oil, and gas. Mrs. Maria hopes that with this loan, her business will prosper and bring her many profits, which she will use to reinvest and offer her kids a better quality of life. She told us, "I want to thank the foundation for the loan they granted me. Thank you very much."
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Desideliya
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Desideliya is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase more soft drinks.
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    Desideliya Niyindagiye lives in Mbazi, Rwanda with her family, including 2 children. She runs a business that sells soft drinks. Her main challenge is that she doesn't have enough financial capital to properly run her business. With a loan from World Vision, Desideliya will be able to purchase more drinks that she will be able to sell. A loan will enable Desideliya to improve her lifestyle for her children and her family. The additional income she earns from the sale of her drinks will allow her to earn better profits. She hopes this additional income will allow her to offer jobs to her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Zusima
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Zusima is from Philippines. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $300 to expand inventory .
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    Zusima Remeticado is from Brgy. Magnangoy, Hilongos, Leyte where she owns a Sari-sari store. The challenge that she has is when customers purchase items on credit and do not pay right away. When this happens she does not have funds to restock her merchandise. Zusima is asking for funding from World Vision so that she can purchase a good supply of stock and also add new items to her inventory. This would help to bring in new customers and increase her business. Zusima is 56 and has five adult children. All of her income goes towards providing for her daily needs. The additional income would enable her to make improvements on her house and save for the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • 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
  • Martha
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Martha is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy ladies underwear.
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    Martha sells underwear for ladies. She has a catalog that she shows to her friends. Then, her friends tell her what they want and she places the order. She has a lot of pending requests and she only gets paid once the merchandise arrives. She has been selling underwear for over 5 years. She started this business as a way to help her husband with some expenses and to provide a better quality of life for her son. She is very happy with her business and with having a more stable economic source. She needs this loan to buy more underwear when they are on sale. Martha hopes that with this loan her business will grow. She is really happy and thankful to World Vision for helping her have her own business. Martha is 49 years old. She only studied through elementary school and then married her husband Manuel, who works in the fields. They have one son. He is 13 years old and is in elementary school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maria Del Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Del Carmen is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $700 to buy fertilizer and insecticides for her avocado orchard, and to buy more sheep to sell.
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    Carmen is 51 years old and she is a single mother. She has 7 children but only 2 live with her; Leticia(15), and Laura(10). Carmen has been raising sheep and growing avocadoes for four years to raise income for her family . She used to have more sheep but she had to sold many of them because they were getting sick due to the cold weathers they’ve been going thru. With a loan from World Vision Carmen hopes to purchase more avocado trees and food for her sheep. She sells her animals to other members of her community, and she goes to the Zitacuaro wholesales food market to sell the avocadoes. This loan will help her buy animals to sell at the right time when they are large and fat with their winter coat. Also, she needs to buy fertilizer and insecticides for her avocado trees to make them stronger to survive cold weather. Carmen’s goal is to have a big sheep flock and a well-established orchard to pass down to her daughters so they can work there and support themselves when they grow up. With whatever profits she gets from selling her sheep and avocadoes, she is going to buy shoes and clothes for her daughters and also provide for their basic needs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Dative
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Dative is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase more mats for her business.
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    Dative sells mats in her local market, but she does not have enough capital to properly run her business. She wants to become financially stable. A World Vision micro loan will help her purchase more mats to increase her inventory and she hopes to create two jobs for others in her community. Dative's basic needs will improve with any profits; she will be able to save for her future and to reinvest in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Lorena
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lorena is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more chicken to sell.
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    Lorena, 38, sells chicken at a stand by the highway in her community of San Felipe Michoacan, Mexico. She has been running her business for 18 years to help her husband, Oscar, a factory worker, support their family. A loan from World Vision will help her buy more chicken to split into pieces and sell, allowing her to expand her business and move toward her long-term goals. She wakes up very early to prepare the chicken for sale. She has suffered from arthritis due to the conditions of her work, including cleaning chicken in hot water and then selling it in cold weather. She continues working despite her pain so she can provide for her three children. Lorena hopes to be able to buy her own space to run her business rather than renting. Her biggest dream, though, is to run her own farm. She plans to use her increased income to provide for her children’s education and future, and to invest more money in her business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Hermelinda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hermelinda is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy soap, dairy products, sodas, sugar, bread, milk, eggs, and more products to enlarge her stock.
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    Hermelinda is forty-six years old and married with three children: Gilberto, Estela and Aaron. She owns a grocery store and she wants to invest in her business by buying more merchandise. With a loan from World Vision Hermelinda will be able to buy soap, dairy products, sodas, sugar, bread, milk, eggs, and more products to enlarge her stock and offer a better service to her clients. The profits will be invested in her children's education, as she thinks it is the perfect way for them to have a better future. Hermelinda's current establishment is a small place that belongs to stores of the government. In the future, she hopes to get her own place with the appropriate lighting: "a good place to attract more customers," she said.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Iin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Iin is from Indonesia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $300 to buy additional equipment and improve her storefront business.
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    Iin is married, with one beautiful child. She provides for her family by selling food in a storefront business. However she would like to change location because her current location in not in a strategic area, facing foot traffic, which is limiting the growth of her business. Although she wants to move, she lacks the money to move. The loan from World Vision will enable Iin to relocate her shop to a more strategic location that will attract more customers. This move will increase her sales and profits. The income she earns will enable her to provide her family with better living conditions, educational opportunities, and will enable her to help meet the needs of close relatives, which is something she wants to do.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Pot
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Pot is from Cambodia. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy farming supplies and for labor cost.
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    Pot is a hardworking mother of seven, living in the Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia. She works on her farm, growing rice and potatoes to provide for her family. Although she works hard, Pot does not have enough money to buy pesticide and fertilizer for her farmland. She also needs to hire labor to help her cultivate and harvest her crops. This loan from World Vision will be a great asset for Pot because she will be able to make improvements and hire help. With her new income, Pot will be better able to provide for her family, ensure that they have enough to eat, and to send her children to school. In the future, and as her profits allow, Pot wants to purchase more farmland and livestock to help supplement her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Meseret
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Meseret is from Ethiopia. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $300 to buy some more oxen for fattening.
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    Meseret and her family live in the rural area of Ethiopia. She wants to buy some more oxen for fattening. This will enable her to increase her income. Meseret wants to make her business productive and profitable, but due to financial constraints, it has become a challenge for her. She needs financial support to achieve her target. With a loan from World Vision, Meseret will be able to buy some more oxen for fattening. This will help her to generate more income and be profitable. She dreams of growing her business and creating job opportunities for people in her community. With the increased income, Meseret will be able to send her children to school and to provide her family a more nutritious diet.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Margie
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Margie is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $200 to buy feed and piglets.
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    Margie is 31 years old and runs a small business growing rice and raising hogs. She lives in the Mountain View region of the Philippines with her four year old son. Margie has grown rice and raised hogs in this area for two years. This hard working mother also has a second business where she sells her delicious home-cooked disg; she depends on this supplemental income to support her family. Margie has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy feed and piglets. With your generous support, Margie has the opportunity to increase her overall income by raising more pigs.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Claudia Nallely
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Claudia Nallely is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $600 to buy more fruits and vegetables and other daily supplies.
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    Claudia Nallely is 31 years old and runs a small business selling fruits, vegetables and other food supplies. She lives in World Vision’s Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. Claudia Nallely has sold fruits, vegetables and other food supplies in this area for 3 years and uses the income to support herself and two other dependents. Claudia sells fruits and vegetables and some basic supplies in a van. Everyday she drives around several communities to offer the produce and at home, she sells all the other supplies. Her husband helps her driving the van while she stays at home selling all the other merchandise. Claudia buys the produce in the wholesale food market in Zitacuaro where she arrives early in the morning to pick up the best fruits and vegetables available. Claudia Nallely has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more fruits and vegetables and other daily supplies.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Dionisio
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Dionisio is from Philippines. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $500 to buy more merchandise to sell.
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    Dionisio is 47-years-old and has run a small grocery store in World Vision's Children's Helper region in the Philippines for five years. Dionisio sells groceries like soft drinks, noodles, canned goods, powdered milk, sugar and more. Dionisio has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy more items that his customers buy the most. Dioniso will increase his sales and overall income by having more groceries to sell. Although Dionisio and his wife have only one child, they care for four more relatives in their home. Dionisio needs the extra income to help provide for his family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Griselda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Griselda is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy meat, chili peppers, tomatoes, onions, corn, tortillas, cream, cheese, avocados, cabbages, beans, potatoes, soda, bananas, oil, gas, and foil.
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    Griselda is 44 years old, and she runs a small business selling typical Mexican snacks. She lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Griselda has sold Mexican snacks in this area for more than 5 years. Griselda has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy meat, chili peppers, tomatoes, onions, corn, tortillas, cream, cheese, avocados, cabbages, beans, potatoes, soda, bananas, oil, gas, and foil. Griselda and her husband have 2 children. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Carmen
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Carmen is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $600 to purchase additional stocks like beverages, seasonings, soaps and canned goods.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Luisa
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Luisa is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $350 to buy perfumes, eyeshadows, nailpolish, lipsticks, foundation, mascara, etc.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Erika
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Erika is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $600 to buy flour, butter and sugar .
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    For the last 6 years Erika has operated her small business in the Arakavi region in Bolivia. She sells bread and pastries to customers in her community. Erika has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy flour, butter and sugar. She hopes to expand her business and buy supplies in bulk.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Elvie
    They gave
    $50
    This loan is fully funded
    Elvie is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $250 to buy piglet, feed and fertilizer.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Gayane
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gayane is from Armenia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,175 to purchase livestock and forage.
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    Gayane Sumbulyan lives in Gyumri, Armenia. Her family consists of Gayane, her husband and two sons. The elder son and her husband often have to go abroad in search of work, leaving Gayane and her younger son alone. Gayane keeps a herd of livestock and cultivate land. With a loan from World Vision, Gayane will purchase livestock and forage, and renovate her barn. Gayane’s goal is to improve her farm enough so that she can support the family with her income so that her husband and elder son do not have to go abroad in search of work.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,175
  • Sophy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sophy is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Sophy grows rice, seasonal vegetables and she, also, works as a day laborer. Unfortunately, with all her work, Sophy is struggling to support her family. Sophy is asking for a loan to buy more fertilizer for this and the next season. The loan from World Vision will enable to improve her farm and make it sustainable. By amending her soil with fertilizer, her crop yields will greatly increase. Her farm will be a source of income she and her family can depend on. With her new income, Sophy will be able to provide her children with food to eat and to send them to school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Shewaye
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Shewaye is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $250 to expand her tea and bread business.
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    Shewaye is 46 years old and runs a small business selling tea and bread. She lives in World Vision's Wonchi region in Ethiopia. Shewaye has been selling in this area for more than five years. Shewaye has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she knows she can enhance her daily income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Nelva
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Nelva is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase groceries in bulk.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Zewdnesh
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Zewdnesh is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $150 to purchase cattle.
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    Zewdnesh is 43 years old and runs a small business raising cattle. She lives in World Vision's Mehalmeda region in Ethiopia. Zewdnesh has raised cattle in this area for more than 5 years. Zewdnesh also has a second business where she sells crops. This second business provides a supplemental income which Zewdnesh needs to support her family. Zewdnesh has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase cattle. This will help Zewdnesh raise and sell more cattle which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $150
  • Francisca
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Francisca is from Bolivia. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $600 to purchase ingredients to make pastries.
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    For the last 4 years Francisca has operated his small business in the Kanchay region in Bolivia. He sells tucumanas (deep fried pastries) to customers in his community. Francisca has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy ingredients to make tucumanas to increase his income and be able to support his family. Francisca is 20 years old and the father of 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Shewatatek
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Shewatatek is from Ethiopia. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $300 to purchase cattle.
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    For the last 6 years Shewatatek has operated his small business in the Mehal Meda region in Ethiopia. He raises cattle to sell to customers in his community. Shewatatek has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase more cattle. This will help him create a good source of income to support his family. Shewatatek is 53 years old and the father of 2 children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300

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