A loan of $850 helped to buy products for her business such as beans, rice, and fish.


Esperança's story

Esperança has one son. She is a widow and lives with a niece; she also supports her mother, who lives in Chimoio, sending her money every month. She is an accountant in Maputo and works from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. In addition to her work, she also has a business selling groceries. She makes home deliveries to her customers and charges them at the end of the month. The loan will be used to buy products for her business such as beans, rice, and fish. Esperança says that she dreams of having a commercial establishment as a way to expand her business, which is why she is requesting loans. Her main challenge is to keep her business going.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Andrea Rosenberg


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