A loan of $1,350 helps to buy a sack of flour, box of chicken, yeast, sack of sugar,fry pan, wooden spoon.


Malaea's story

Malaea is a widowed mother with 6 children. She runs a small business of selling pancakes and ice cakes in her community to earn a living. Malaea has requested a loan to buy a sack of flour, box of chicken, yeast, sack of sugar, fry pan, wooden spoon to run the business. She has been doing this for more than 10 years and hopes to use her profit to build a small bakery store in the near future. She joined SPBD in 2014.


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.