A loan of $500 helps to buy sandwiches, pies, donuts, snacks, coffee, a large boiler and soft drinks.


May's story

May is a 19-year-old young lady who runs a small canteen in her community to earn a living. She has 2 years of experience with this business. May is a hardworking lady who is well known in her community due to her fresh and healthy food. May needs a loan to buy sandwiches, pies, donuts, snacks, coffee, a large boiler and soft drinks. She plans to use her profits to support her family financially. May joined SPBD in 2021 to gain access to financial services.


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.