A loan of $575 helped business capital to expand her store.

Josephine's story

Josephine A. is 43 years of age and single. She lives with her parents in Barangay Nabbotuan Solana, Cagayan. She helps her parents earn a living by managing a general store in their village. According to Josephine her business is doing great because she has a lot of customers. However, she still wants the business to grow and expand to generate higher income.

With this aim in mind, she is asking for a loan from Kiva amounting to PHP27, 000 as additional working capital. She is helping her parents and sisters to provide for their family’s basic needs and also helps her nieces by giving them allowances and buying school supplies for their studies. She is happy with her life now and thankful that she has a business to be able to extend help to her family.

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