A loan of $1,400 helps to buy bread, tomato sauce, boxes of fish, canned tuna, plastic bags, containers, butter, mayonnaise, a table, food coverings, and knives, for her business making and selling sandwiches.


Litia's story

Litia is a 40-year-old mother with six children. She runs a small business selling tuna sandwiches and toast sandwiches in her community to earn a living. She has been doing this for more than a year.

Litia needs a loan to buy bread, tomato sauce, boxes of fish, canned tuna, plastic bags, containers, butter, mayonnaise, a table, food coverings, and knives to assist with the business. She will expand her business using her profit. Litia became a member of SPBD in 2019.


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.