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Total loan: $1,200

Pio

comoro, , Timor-Leste / Retail

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A loan helped to buy coffee, sugar, salt, milk, eggs, biscuits, noodles, fish, a refrigerator, Fanta, Coca-Cola, Sagiko and beer.


Pio's story

Pio is 38 years old and married with four children. He has a kiosk that he started in 2014, where many people come to buy goods every day. Running his business has made Pio independent and helped him provide a better life for his family.

He would like a loan of $1,200 from KIF to help improve his kiosk. He plans to use this loan to buy additional supplies such as coffee, sugar, salt, milk, eggs, biscuits, noodles, fish, a refrigerator, Fanta, Coca-Cola, Sagiko and beer.

Pio hopes to run a bigger business in the future and wants to thank lenders for the opportunity. He is happy with this loan. He can improve his living condition in the future. His kiosk is located where many people come to buy in his kiosk every day.