A loan of $750 helps to purchase a motorbike to deliver her dried freshwater clams, snails, and shellfish to sell at the market.


Dara's story

Dara is 36 years old and married with three children. She sells dried freshwater clams, snails, and shellfish. Her husband sells food. She has been selling dried clams and snails for about 2 years. Rainy season and more competitors are her major business challenges.

Dara will use this loan to purchase a motorbike to deliver her dried freshwater clams, snails, and shellfish to sell at the market. This loan would help to improve her business and her family's standard of living. For example, she could expand her business which would generate more income.

Her goals are to expand her current business or create a new one, to renovate or improve her house, and to send her children to school to get a higher education.


This loan is special because:

It provides entrepreneurs with resources to increase income and improve their living conditions

Kendra Thorogood, Kiva staff

Kendra Thorogood
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.