A loan helped to buy a variety of paint in cans and cartons, files, plumbing products and tiles.


Raharimalala Marie's story

Marie has to thank the lenders of Kiva for having granted her previous loan. This loan allowed her to diversify the products offered for sale in her business. Her customers were happy as they had pretty of choice. In order to make her business more profitable Marie is taking another loan to stock up on a variety of paint in cans and boxes, mineral spirits, packages of files, plumbing products and additional tiles. Her goal for the future is to become a wholesaler in her field.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer leonardo.


This loan is special because:

It supports entrepreneurs in Madagascar with a full suite of financial services.



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