A loan of $575 helped increase merchandise to buy and sell diverse products.


Isabel Amélia's story

Isabel Amelia M. is from Maputo in the district of Boane, she is 26 years old, and has 4 year old son, besides her son she supports an employee who lives with her.

Isabel was still in high school when she got pregnant, she has been living in the same district since she was a child. Since 2003, her business has been to buy and sell diverse products, she has a store at the 16 kilometer which opens from 7am to 9pm from Mondays to Saturdays and from 9am to 12noon during the weekends, this business has a monthly income of 500,00mt from which she is able to save 1500,00mt periodically.

Isabel is requesting a loan for the third time with Hluvuku and first with Kiva, in order to increase her stock. In the future Isabel will continue to increase her merchandise and count with the loans from Hluvuku.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Nina Delgado


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