A loan of $1,000 helps to buy items to sell like canned goods, personal-care products, rice, sugar, soap, and other groceries.


Rosa's story

Rosa is 29 years old and married. She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in Timor and requested a 1,000 USD loan through KIF to buy items to sell like canned goods, personal-care products, rice, sugar, soap, and other groceries.

She has been running the general store for 10 years and also earns an income from pig farming.


This loan is special because:

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

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*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.