A loan helped to buy more flour, oil, food colors, and other ingredients.


Joana's story

Joana is 33 years old, married, and has three children. She is a modest and enterprising woman who possesses a strong desire to get ahead. She lives with her small family in Dili, the capital city of East TImor, where she has a business selling an East Timor traditional fried bread with a variety of colors and tastes. It is a very well-known bread because of its unique taste, and lots of people love it.

Joana requested a loan for $1,000, which she will use to buy more flour, oil, food colors, and other ingredients in order to make more fried bread to sell and generate income for her family.


This loan is special because:

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



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