A loan of $925 helped to buy groundnuts and beans.


Isatu's story

This is 37-year-old Isatu. She is married and has two children, ages 15 and 11. In 2006, Isatu established her food stuff business. She began her business just to actualize her dreams of independence. Her business is located at a city center, and her main customers are both men and women. Working seven days a week and 13 hours a day, she earns about SLL 650,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan in the amount of SLL 4,000,000. Isatu has already received, and successfully repaid, four loans, and now requires a new loan in order to buy onions (for 2,000,000 SLL) and sacks of groundnuts (for 2,000,000 SLL). She hopes that this loan will increase her stock level, and hence her profit.

In the future, Isatu plans to educate her children, start selling on a wholesale basis, and complete the construction of her house. She appreciates the gesture she is receiving from Kiva. She thanks you for your support.



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