A loan of $350 helped buy more sacks of rice, boxes of sardines, wine and cigarettes to increase the quantity of her stock and satisfy demand.


Carolina's story

Carolina is married and the mother of 1 son. She lives in a house she owns and also supports her nephew and brother who are in Maputo. She has been a trader for more than ten years and her husband supports her in her commercial activities. With this loan for 10,000.00 mt (MZN) she plans to buy more sacks of rice, boxes of sardines, wine and cigarettes to increase the quantity of her stock and satisfy demand. Her dream is to buy cattle and a vehicle to facilitate both personal transportation and that of her products. Her main challenges are to mitigate the risk of bad debt in her business and the lack of funds to invest in her business.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Ines Teles


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