A loan helped to buy more rice, toiletries, and sugar for resale.


Miriam's story

Miriam is grateful to Kiva and their lenders for the previous loan, which enabled her buy more rice and sugar for resale. This enabled her to meet her customers' demands, hence, increasing her income. She used the increased income to provide food and clothing for her family.

Miriam is borrowing an additional Kiva loan to buy more rice, sugar, and toiletries for resale. She hopes that she will be able to meet her customers' demand, hence, increasing her income.

Miriam will, therefore, use the anticipated income to provide food and better medical care for her family.

Miriam is grateful to Kiva and their lenders for the financial support and promises to repay promptly.


This loan is special because:

It provides startup loans to risky businesses and underserved people.



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