A loan of $1,400 helps to buy bags of flour, sugar, a large frying pan, a new oven, cooking oil, strainer, and yeast.


Laasaga's story

Laasaga is a 46 year old married woman with three children. She makes and sells pancakes in her community to earn a living. She has three years of experience with this business.

Laasaga needs a loan to buy bags of flour, sugar, a large frying pan, a new oven, cooking oil, strainer, and yeast. She plans to use her profits to extend her business and pay for her family's weekly expenses. She has been a member of SPBD since 2016.


This loan is special because:

It provides women with credit in a country where alternative financing is extremely scarce.

Mark McDonagh, Kiva staff

Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff



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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.

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.