A loan of $800 helps to buy a sack of flour, sack of sugar, a bottle of vegetable oil, a frying pan, a wooden spoon, and yeast.


Kalameli's story

Kalameli is a 42-year-old mother with 6 children. She owns and operates a small business selling pancakes, pork cakes, and buns in her village to earn a living. Kalameli has now requested a loan to buy a sack of flour, sack of sugar, a bottle of vegetable oil, a frying pan, a wooden spoon, and yeast to help her run the business. She hopes to build a small bakery store in the near future using her profit. She joined SPBD in 2020.


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.