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A loan of $625 helped to buy a deep freezer, sugar, cordials, foam cups and milk.


Hildergard's story

Hildergard is 55 years old and widowed with four children. She runs a small business selling ice-cake in her community, and has been doing this for two years.

Hildergard has requested a loan to buy a deep freezer, sugar, cordials, foam cups and milk.

She joined SPBD in 2010 to gain access to capital. Hildergard will use her earnings to improve her family’s standard of living.



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