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Total loan: $1,000


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Uatucarbau, , Timor-Leste / Retail

Alzira's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to grow her kiosk business and support her family.

Alzira's story

Alzira is 45 years old and married with 4 children. She has a kiosk that she started in 2012, where many people come to buy goods every day. Running her business has made Alzira independent because she can be responsible for herself and also help support her family. She would like a loan of $1000 from KIF to help improve her kiosk. She plans to use this loan to grow her kiosk business and support her family.She would also like to buy a refrigerator to keep drinks cold.Alzira hopes to run a bigger business in the future and wants to thank lenders for the opportunity.And her husband is a farmer.