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Maria Ermelinda
Maria is 40 years old. She is married and lives in her own home. She has three children who are 5, 10, and 15 years of age. The two eldest go to school and are in the fifth and ninth grades.
For more than 10 years, Maria has had a business selling groceries from a shop in her home. She will use this loan to buy products for her business such as sugar, flour, and beer. Maria hopes to expand her business, and will request more loans for that purpose in the future.
Her main challenges are to finish expanding her house, building two more rooms, and to buy furniture and a vehicle to transport her merchandise.
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Maria é casada, vive na casa própria e tem 40 anos de idade. Possui 3 filhos com 5, 10 e 15 anos. Os dois primeiros estudam e frequentam 5ª e 9ª classes.
Maria é negociante há mais de 10 anos e vende produtos alimentares num estabelecimento na sua casa. O dinheiro do empréstimo será aplicado na compra de açúcar, farinha e cervejas para revenda. Maria tem a esperança de fazer crescer o seu negócio e para isso disse que irá pedir mais empréstimos.
Os principais desafios são terminar a ampliação da sua casa, construindo mais 2 quartos, comprar mobília e comprar uma viatura para transporte de produtos comercializados.

About Mozambique

  • $1,389
    Average annual income
  • 48
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  • $2,634,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 29.9
    Mozambique Meticais (MZN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Maria Ermelinda to buy sugar, flour, and beer to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 11, 2013
Listed
Jul 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2014