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Rita, 49, is a widow and the mother of five children between the ages of 20 and 32. She lives in the Kakata community with three of her children who are currently in school. Her other two children are independent. Rita is hard-working and productive for her family. She stopped her education in the 12th grade, and she has been involved in this business for the past ten years. She sells sardines, butter, cooking oil, rice, toothpaste, washing soap, and many other items. She makes a profit from her business. She sells twelve hours a day and transports her goods by taxi or wheelbarrow. Rita appreciates the lenders for their support of her business. With the loan, she will purchase more butter, sardines, cooking oil, and bath soap to increase her sales. Her plan is to give her children a better education.

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  • $700
    Average annual income
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  • $3,038,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 72.5
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Rita to purchase more food and household items for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2012
Dec 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013