If we give the money to Mariana, she could support her town of Manatuto and even her country. In Timor-Leste 41% of the population lives below the basic needs poverty line. We think Mariana is near that line of Poverty if her business is not great, making her poor and no money to support her six children.
That is why we are working Kiva, a website with the power to donate money for people that need it for family's, education, and business. Mariana is part of Kiva we want to give her money so like we said before, they money that we give her will help her business.