A loan of $450 helped to expand and improve her business by purchasing additional ingredients and necessities (e.g., sugar, flour, yeast, frying pans, and forks).


Maria's story

Maria is a 52-year-old married woman with seven children.

To earn a living, she makes and sells masi popo and ice cakes in her community. She has two years of experience with this business.

Maria is seeking a loan to buy additional ingredients and necessities, including sacks of sugar, flour, yeast, frying pans, and forks. She plans to use the profits she generates as a result of the loan to better support her family and to save for her business's future needs. Maria became a member of SPBD this year.



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