A loan of $125 helped additional capital for her general store's improvement.


Elizabeth's story

According to Elizabeth, being friendly and having a good moral character is necessary in managing a business. Elizabeth is 58 years old and married to Carlito who is a driver. They have four children namely: Lilibeth-29 years old and a college graduate; Andrey-23 years old who graduated from Hotel and Restaurant Management; Kristel-21 years old, a Midwifery graduate; and Rhizel-20 years old who just finished a two-year course.




Elizabeth is managing a sari-sari store in the village of Rizal, Santiago City. She would like to buy additional merchandise but her capital is not enough that’s why she would like to ask KIVA lenders for a loan amounting to Php 5,000, allowing her to purchase more merchandise to sell.



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