A loan of $450 helped buy products (peanuts, eggs, beans, fish and others) to increase her stock.


Teresa's story

Teresa is single and the mother of 2 children, 1 of whom goes to School. She lives in her own house and doesn't support anyone else. She is a trader and owns her own business selling essential/basic goods. With the current loan she intends to buy products (peanuts, eggs, beans, fish and others) to increase her stock. In future she intends to support her daughter so that she can continue her Studies and invest more time in her business. Teresa commits to duly paying off the loan so that she is able to solicit further loans. Maintain the strength of her business to ensure her family's well-being is her current challenge.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Ines Teles


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