A loan of $500 helps to buy vegetable seeds, chemicals, a wheelbarrow, water tank, rake, shovel, hand gloves, and safety boots.


Ulata's story

Ulata is a 62-year-old mother with 4 children and had a small business selling vegetables (cabbage, eggplant, and cucumber) in her community to earn a living. She has been doing this for over 2 years. Ulata has requested a loan to buy vegetable seeds, chemicals, a wheelbarrow, water tank, rake, shovel, hand gloves, and safety boots to help her run the business. Ulata hopes to expand her business by using her profit in the near future. She became a member of SPBD in 2021.


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.