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Sylvia is 29 years old, married with one child, and she takes care of two orphans. She owns the Magidu and Sons General Merchandise store. Her store specializes in food stuffs, soft drinks and fuel: petro and paraffin. She plans to use her loan to buy more fuel products in larger quantities so she can sell wholesale. Her store sells various commodities that are essential to homes but are not always easily found in the area. She wants a good education for her children and wants to eventually expand the entire business into wholesale.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 242
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  • $32,801,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Sylvia to buy more paraffin and petro for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2007
Oct 18, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 2, 2008