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Total loan: $1,000

Vitoria

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Laklubar, Manatuto, Timor-Leste / Food

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A loan helped to buy more ingredients, a cooking pot, firewood, and palm water to make traditional palm wine to sell and generate good income for her family.


Vitoria's story

Vitoria is a modest and enterprising woman who has really good knowledge of making homemade palm wine. She works as an East Timor traditional palm wine maker.

Every day, Vitoria still uses an old method to make palm wine in her village by cooking palm water in a very big pot until the water dries out and then collecting the vapor from that water to make wine. After the wine is ready to drink, she collects it in drums and sells the wine at the local market. She has been using her own working capital to make a living from selling wine for many years.

Vitoria previously borrowed and repaid all of her loan on time and now is requesting a $1000 loan through KIF to help improve her small traditional wine-making activity.
She will use this loan to buy more ingredients, a cooking pot, firewood, and palm water to make traditional palm wine to sell and generate good income for her family.