A loan helped to purchase a sewing machine, clothes, yarn, and other supplies to expand her business.


Lola's story

Lola is a 41-year-old, married woman residing in Dili, the capital city of East Timor. She has a household of three.

Lola is involved in the services sector and makes men's and women's suits according to the demands of her customers. She is looking to purchase a sewing machine, more clothes, yarn, and other supplies to expand her business. She is therefore asking for a $1500 loan from KIF, a Kiva field partner. She has borrowed before and repaid her loan on time.

Lola would like to thank her lenders for helping her!


This loan is special because:

It provides entrepreneurs in underserved communities with the means to grow their businesses.



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