A loan of $800 helps to buy vegetable seeds, a wheelbarrow, a rake, a shovel, and chemicals.


Siimoa's story

Siimoa is 48 years old with six children. She owns and operates a small business selling cabbage, cucumber and eggplant in her village to earn a living. She has been doing this for more than three years.

Siimoa has requested a loan to buy vegetable seeds, a wheelbarrow, a rake, a shovel, and chemicals to help her with the business. She hopes to use her profits to expand her business.

Siimoa joined SPBD in 2019.


This loan is special because:

It provides women with credit in a country where alternative financing is extremely scarce.

Mark McDonagh, Kiva staff

Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.