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Lending History

  • 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
  • Vestine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Vestine is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase beans, rice, sugar to resell .
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    Vestine is a grocery store owner. She has been selling beans, sugar, flower, rice, and other groceries to make a living. Vestine is a hard workingwoman. However, she has been having financial difficulties and it is been hard to grow her business without money. Vestine would like to obtain a loan to invest in her business. Please help Vestine grow her grocery store business. A loan will improve Vestine’s family’s quality of life. Vestine would like to invest the funds from the loan in selling beans, sugar, flower, rice, and other groceries to resell. She would like to save some of the profits for the future and to invest in her grocery store. Vestine would like to grow her business in a way that she can create more jobs in her community. Vestine has five children; she is married, and she lives in Huye, Rwanda, Africa.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Fabiola
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Fabiola is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $625 to buy perfumes and cosmetics.
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    Fabiola is 33 years old and has a junior high-school education. She is a single mother and has one son, Jorge, who is 10 years old and is attending elementary school. Fabiola lives in the community of Vicente, an important sugar cane-producing area. They live near the company Ingenio La Margarita, where many people in the state of Oaxaca are employed making sugar. Fabiola has worked hard all her life, but the moment she became a mother she knew she had to make a greater effort in order to give her son a better life. Fabiola has always been a trader. She started out selling clothing and recently decided to sell cosmetics from a catalog. She visits her family and friends to sell the products, and realizes that selling beauty products is a profitable activity for which the demand is always growing. With this loan, Fabiola will buy more cosmetics and several perfumes to show as samples and eventually to resell to her customers. She expects that this increase in inventory will help her to improve her business so that she can provide her son with better opportunities and a good education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Angelique
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Angelique is from Rwanda. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more grocery products (juices, breads, soft drinks, etc.).
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    Mrs. Angelique Mukantaganira sells grocery items like bread, sugar, drinks, etc. She is asking for a loan to purchase a large quantity of goods to sell. Having started her with business with modest means, her challenge has been getting a hold of enough capital to properly stock and run her business. A loan from World Vision will enable Mrs. Mukantaganira to expand her business and improve the quality of life for her children. The loan will allow her to sell more products and earn better profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Jacqueline
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jacqueline is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 to purchase more clothes to sell.
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    Jacqueline has requested a loan from World Vision in order to purchase more clothes to sell. She currently faces the challenge of an insufficient capital to properly expand her business. She hopes that a loan from World Vision will help her expand her business and change on her life. By offering a wider variety of clothing, Jacqueline hopes that she will make more profits. With the additional income she earns, Jacqueline will be able to provide better food for her family and to pay for medical insurance.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Odette
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Odette is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $1,000 Odette sells local drinks and wants to increase her inventory.
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    Odette sells local drinks and needs capital to expand, properly run her business and increase her drink inventory. The increased sales from additional local drinks purchased with a World Vision loan will give Odette the profits she needs to not only expand her business but to offer jobs to others in her community to distribute the drinks. A World Vision loan will help Odette improve her living conditions and increase her family's daily food consumption. She will also be able to pay school fees for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $1,000
  • Hartini
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Hartini is from Indonesia. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $175 to purchase more fish hooks, fishing poles and strings to restock her kiosk.
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    Hartini has four children and is married to a factory porter. To augment her husband's income, she operates a kiosk selling fishing equipment. Due to lack of capital, Hartini is unable to restock her kiosk to anticipate the fishing seasons, when fishermen will need more equipment. Hartini will use a World Vision microloan to restock her kiosk with fishing equipment (fish hooks, fishing poles and strings) to meet her customers demands. In the future, as the business grows, she plans to rent a larger kiosk on the main street, which is a more strategic location for her business. The additional income will allow Hartini to keep her children in school and to have some savings to send her children to university in the future. She will use part of her savings to rent a larger kiosk and create an employment opportunity for someone in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Sarin
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sarin is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy pigs.
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    A mother of one child, Sarin makes a living by farming and raising animals. She would like to expand her farming business but she lacks the capital to do so. With a loan from World Vision Sarin will be able to expand her business and to run it more effectively. She plans to use the funds to buy more pigs for raising. With the profits Sarin hopes to better provide for the basic needs of her family. Specifically she would like to send her child to school. In addition to this, Sarin and her family would be able to participate more in their community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maria Paula
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Paula is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy sodas, milk, cookies, cooking oil, rice, beans, soap, and toilet paper.
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    Maria Paula owns a small grocery store, and she will use a loan from World Vision to enlarge her stock with more sodas, milk, cooking oil, rice, beans, soap, and toilet paper. This will enable her to keep increasing her profits and improving her business. The grocery store is very important for her community because it provides her neighbors with basic food supplies without making them travel to buy what they need. Maria Paula hopes to buy a building for her store so that she can display her products in a shop window and reach more customers. Maria Paula is married and she has two children, Adriana and Eduardo. She hopes that her business will continue expanding so that she can improve her family's quality of life and pay for her children's education.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Marisol
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marisol is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy Herbalife products. .
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    Marisol is 24 years old and she has been living with Fidencio for 6 years ago. They have a six-year-old son. Marisol has been selling Herbalife supplements for quite a while and she wants to obtain a World Vision Loan to buy more merchandise to continue her business. A loan would help Marisol increase her product line, so she can increase sales. Marisol is aiding her community, by selling Herbalife, which offer nutrition, and wellness products, which benefits and promotes a healthier living. Marisol does face some obstacles with expanding her business due to economic decline. By, increasing her product line would help her business offer consumers a larger variety of merchandise, putting Marisol in a better position financially to support her family
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Alicia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alicia is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $600 for straw and wooden stakes.
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    Alicia has operated her small seaweed farming business for six years in the Omega region in Philippines. She grows and sells seaweed to customers in her community. Alicia has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like for straw and wooden stakes to expand the current business. She needs wooden stakes used for planting in the sand, along the coast, plastic ropes that connect the stakes to the seaweeds that grow attached to the rope, which helps to prevent the seaweeds from being carried away by currents. Thankfully, the loan from World Vision will enable Alicia's business to thrive. This will increase her sales and income. The additional income she earns will allow her to better provide for her family and to continue to invest in business.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Gilda
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gilda is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer for her farm.
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    Gilda is 62 years old and runs a small business growing vegetables like string beans and okra. She lives in World Vision’s Omega region in the Philippines. Gilda has grown vegetables in this area for more than 5 years. Gilda also has a second business where she sells copra(part of a coconut) and works as a rice dealer. This second business provides a supplemental income which Gilda needs to support her family. Gilda has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business by purchasing fertilizer for her farm. This will help Gilda to grow and sell more vegetables like string beans and okra which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Mohammed
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mohammed is from Ghana. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $600 to purchase supplies in bulk.
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    Mohammed has been running a small business that sells flashlights, cutlasses, padlocks, zips and waist bags for more than five years. He lives in World Vision's Krachi East region in Ghana. Mohammed is 66 years old and has a wife and two children. Both his children are currently studying in school. He also cares for four additional dependents in his home. Mohammed has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan amount, he would like to purchase supplies in bulk. Which will give him better margins that will result in more income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Donathille
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Donathille is from Rwanda. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $500 to purchase various goods such as clothes, shoes, biscuits, lotions, handcraft to sell.
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    Donathille operates a small boutique. Her biggest challenge is finding enough capital to properly run her business. Donathille would like to purchase various goods such as clothes, shoes, biscuits, lotions, and handcrafts to sell at her boutique. The increased sales from the additional goods purchased will give Donathille the profits she needs to further expand her business. She will be able to pay school fees for her children and to improve her living conditions. She hopes to make enough money to purchase medical insurance for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Ersulo
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ersulo is from Ethiopia. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase seeds and fertilizer.
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    Ersulo has a small farm and works hard to keep it going. He needs to increase his income so he can provide for his family and a micro loan from World Vision will help him do that. “The demand for my crop is increasing”, he says, and he wants to be able to supply the customers in his community. He enjoys farming and wants to do it as efficiently as possible. With a loan, he will be able to purchase seeds and fertilizer to increase his crop yield. When Ersulo’s income increases, he will be able to provide nutritious food, clothing, medical care, and an education for his children. In the future, he would like to purchase some cattle to raise. Ersulo has a small farm and works hard to keep it going. He needs to increase his income so he can provide for his family and a micro loan from World Vision will help him do that. “The demand for my crop is increasing”, he says, and he wants to be able to supply the customers in his community. He enjoys farming and wants to do it as efficiently as possible. With a loan, he will be able to purchase seeds and fertilizer to increase his crop yield. When Ersulo’s income increases, he will be able to provide nutritious food, clothing, medical care, and an education for his children. In the future, he would like to purchase some cattle to raise.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Clothilde
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Clothilde is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase a large quantity of local drinks.
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    Clothilde, a mother of two from Musanze, Rwanda, seeks to purchase a large quantity of local drinks to sell in her business. She currently lacks the capital needed to buy the drinks on her own. With a loan through World Vision, Clothilde will be able to buy drinks to sell in her business, which will help her attract customers and generate sales. She will also be able to employ two other individuals in her local community. Additional income will allow her to better provide for her family and meet their daily needs, such as food and medical insurance. In the future, Clothilde hopes to keep expanding her business and be financially stable.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $675
  • Lucy
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucy is from Kenya. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase tomatoes, fruits and more.
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    For the last 4 years Lucy has operated her small business in the Riruta region in Kenya. She sells fruits and tomatoes to customers in her community. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her shop. Lucy has asked for a loan from World Vision to purchase tomatoes, fruits and more to expand her business and buy supplies in bulk. She also cares for 3 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Mintamir
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mintamir is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $575 to buy items for her shop.
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    Mintamir owns a small shop with a growing number of customers. She is able to take care of her family with the income she earns from her shop. She believes that a World Vision loan would help to make her shop more sustainable for her family. Mintamir can keep her shelves well-stocked to better meet her customers' needs. She believes that she will be successful if she works hard. “I faced financial constraint. I want financial support to strengthen my business. To overcome this problem, I want go to Wisdom MFI to receive a loan,” she said. As Mintamir’s business grows, her income also increases and she can improve her lifestyle. The increased income will go towards giving her family a healthy diet. She would like to reinvest in her shop and possibly add another one in the area.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $575

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