A loan of $550 helped purchase of kitchen utensils for reselling.

Ivone's story

Ivone D. Conceição is originally from Chokwe, Mozambique. She is 44, divorced and the mother of two children ages 23 and 24, who are both out of school. She finished 10th grade but had to drop school to start working and support her family. She lives in her own house in Maputo and besides her children she also supports her parents, sending them money every month.

She owns her own business selling kitchen utensils. She is asking for a 15.200,00MT (U$550) loan that she'll use to buy more merchandise to resell at her store.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Mariana Lucca

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