A loan of $500 helped provide working capital for sugar and cooking oil to grow her business income.


Meleyne Iminza's story

Meleyne is a happily married lady and they are blessed with children. Her husband works in the power company while she is a shopkeeper and they support one another. She has been selling foodstuffs and other household goods for many years and she has created good rapport with her clients. Her goods are fast moving and she is requesting a Kiva loan to buy sugar and cooking oil. She will make quick sales due to the demand and use her profit to pay her loan. Her dream is to grow her shop to a wholesale.


This loan is special because:

It gives financial access to low income micro-entrepreneurs.



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