A loan helped to buy more fish stock for her business.


Shemila's story

This is Shemila who is a 26-year-old single parent of one child. She also supports one of her cousin who is in school. Her business contributes to the wider community by offering a market for the local fish suppliers.

Shemila is a fish monger and enjoys her business because she provides a basic need of food to her community. Her main challenge is demand exceeds her current supply. With a Kiva loan she will be able to buy more fish to meet her demand.

Her dream is that her business grows to be the biggest supplier of fish in her area. In addition, she wants to giver her child a quality education.


This loan is special because:

It gives financial access to low income micro-entrepreneurs.



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