A loan of $600 helped to purchase sacks of charcoal for resale.


Maria's story

Maria has been running a retail shop, which has served the local community for several years. She says thank you for the loans she is receiving from Yehu and Kiva. Maria was able to add stock to her retail shop, thereby having enough inventory. Thanks to her efforts, she has also been able to start a charcoal-selling business. She also states that since the previous loan, her living standards have improved. She is requesting a new loan to purchase sacks of charcoal for resale. This way she is sure that she will increase her income.



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