Total loan: $1,000


Suai, Cova-Lima, Timor-Leste / Food

Carmelita's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy water and bread.

Carmelita's story

Carmelita is 36 years old and married, with four children. She has a kiosk that she started in 2016, where many people come to buy goods every day. Running her business has made Carmelita independent because she can be responsible for herself and also help support her family.

She would like a loan of $1000 from Kiva to help improve her kiosk. She plans to use this loan to buy water and bread. Carmelita hopes to run a bigger business in the future and wants to thank lenders for the opportunity. It is a second loan and a first loan is already paid.