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We loan because...
Baby Henry John Helms-North (Henry Person) died shortly before he was born at 11am on the 18th July 2009.

About us
This fund was set up and is managed by Henry's parents, Rob and Katharine Helms-North. The fund was established with the help of Henry's family as well as friends of the family, colleagues, church members and other Kiva supporters. Like many, we have been wanting to do something to help those in need become self-sufficient but never felt we had the resources to take action. Baby Henry's death has taught us that if you mean to do something today, you should not put it off until tomorrow. Kiva and micro-finance provides us with an opportunity to do, on Baby Henry's behalf, something that is positive and can be looked after and nurtured by us. Thanks to the support of our lending team over one hundred people have been helped in the developing world with loans for their businesses. Please feel free to join in and make a difference.

Location: Billingshurst, West Sussex, UK      


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  • Mahsuda
    Mahsuda received a loan from to buy cattle for increasing her working capital.
    $1,900 to go
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  • Sovannara
    Sovannara received a loan from to put an addition on his house.
    $900 to go
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  • Surayo
    Surayo received a loan from to buy cattle for increasing her working capital.
    $2,550 to go
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  • Gulsun
    Gulsun received a loan from to buy a new, modern sewing machine.
    $1,150 to go
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  • Roselida
    Roselida received a loan from Joanna to buy more assorted vegetables and also to buy charcoal to sell.
    0% repaid
  • Alexy Carolina
    El Salvador
    Alexy Carolina received a loan from to purchase rice, beans, sugar, salt, beverages, candy, cookies, and detergent for her store; as well as laying hens for breeding and then selling the eggs and chicken meat as this has become her primary source of income.
    9% repaid
  • Maria Alicia
    Maria Alicia received a loan from to buy basic grains such as rice and beans and also condiments, sweets, soft drinks, dairy products, and cleaning products, among other things.
    8% repaid
  • José Santos
    El Salvador
    José Santos received a loan from to buy 4 bags of manure that his field needs, so that he can cultivate the 14,000 square meters that he has seeded. He will also buy a liter of pesticide to combat pests that are afflicting his corn.
    0% repaid
  • Sanol
    Sanol received a loan from to renovate her old house.
    8% repaid
  • Fraternel Group
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Fraternel Group received a loan from Adam&Vilma to buy boxes of medications such as antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs etc.
    15% repaid
  • Anik
    Anik received a loan from to purchase livestock (100 hens and 2 cows) as well as animal feed.
    3% repaid

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