A loan of $275 helped to purchase stock for a clean energy business.


Saphinia's story

Saphinia lives in Les Cayes, the third largest city in Haiti. Even though she has a university degree she is currently working with EarthSpark as contractor. She would now like to launch her first business by becoming an EarthSpark Clean Energy Entreprenuer. With a Kiva loan, Saphinia will be set up with a “Business in a Bag”, a kit containing a personalized mix of small-scale clean energy products, marketing materials and training on energy literacy, SMS tracking of sales, and basic business skills. She is looking for a loan to purchase stock for solar energy desk lamps with mobile phone charging capability because this is the product most in demand in her area. She wants to sell EarthSpark products because she appreciates the products and the initiative as a whole. She would like to improve access to EarthSpark products and help light up his community.



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