A loan of $300 helped to purchase solar-powered lanterns to sell in her community.

Harriet's story

Harriet is 47 years old. She is a single mother. She has six biological children and has two additional children whom she adopted after her sister passed away. In total, she has five boys and three girls.

Harriet is a full-time housekeeper. She cooks and also helps take care of the five grandchildren of her employer. According to her friends, she is a fantastic cook.

Harriet is also a Solar Sister. Solar Sisters are female entrepreneurs who sell solar-powered products to their communities. She uses the profits that she earns as a Solar Sister to pay the school fees of her youngest children.

With this Kiva loan, Harriet will purchase more solar inventory that she will then resell to her community.

Harriet dreams of building her own house someday.

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