A loan of $400 helped to purchase stock for a clean energy business.


Marie Lifise's story

Lifise lives in Felix, a small village about few kilometers from Port-Salut in an area without access to electricity. She is married and has two children in school with his husband. She is a teacher and has recently decided to start selling EarthSpark clean energy products. With a Kiva loan, Lifise 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. Lifise would like to sell solar energy desk lamps with mobile phone charging capability. She wants to sell clean energy products because he likes business and wants to participate in the environmental protection of Haiti.



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