A loan of $475 helps to restock her canteen with food and household items, and sell pre-baked bread.


Makereta's story

Makereta, aged 44 years and a loving mother of two children, is fixed on improving her own canteen business. She is seeking a loan to help her restock it with food and household items. She will also sell pre-baked bread.

Makereta believes that a canteen is necessary and aims to provide her fellow villagers with the groceries and household items that they require. She is certain that her vision for her canteen is achievable and will be highly profitable in the years to come.


This loan is special because:

It provides women with credit in a country where alternative financing is extremely scarce.

Mark McDonagh, Kiva staff

Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.