A loan of $525 helped purchase chemicals, a pick, a bush knife, fertilizer and weed killer.


Pisila's story

Pisila L., 46, is married with 3 children. She has 3 years of experience in the plantation business. She sells to the village people and public 2 days per week. She has 1 previous loan with SPBD, Kiva's partner.

She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 140 Tala (~98 USD). SPBD loans are Pisila’s only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks.



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