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Personal Housing ExpensesSierra LeoneMeet this group of hardworking and dedicated school teachers from the eastern city in Sierra Leone. They have applied for a loan of 7,000,000 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) in...Read their story >
Food MarketKenyaMwanamisi appreciates her previous Kiva loan that improved her living standards. She is requesting a loan of KES 30,000 to purchase sacks of cashew nuts for resale. Her pre...Read their story >
Farm SuppliesNicaraguaJuan Pablo is a small-scale coffee producer from northern Nicaragua. His farm covers an area of 24.5 hectares, and of these 2.1 are for coffee. He has 4 children, who are a...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesEl SalvadorMaría, 56, lives with her life partner in a house of their own. She has been working as a clerk for a grocery store for twelve years. María and her partner live in very hum...Read their story >
DairyKenyaKinyua is a resident of Kerugoya area of Central Kenya. He loves farming and has been doing it for 23 years with his income coming from the sale of milk, eggs, tea and a va...Read their story >
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