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Total loan: $800

Merlinda

Batugade, Bobonaro, Timor-Leste / Food

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A loan helped to buy more flour, oil, food colors, and some other ingredients to make more fried bread to sell and generate income for her family.


Merlinda's story

Merlinda is a modest and enterprising married mother of four children who possesses a strong desire to get one step ahead. Merlinda lives with her small family in Bobonaro municipality, where she has a business selling donuts and other bread with a variety of colors and tastes. She has amazing skill making bread, and lots of people love the taste of her bread.

Merlinda has been a good borrower of KIF, and this is her fourth loan (but the first time posted on Kiva's website) with a really good payment record.

She would like another loan of USD 800 to buy more flour, oil, food colors, and some other ingredients to make more fried bread to sell and generate income for her family. She wishes to run a bigger business as the result of this investment, and wants to thank all the lenders.