A loan of $800 helps to buy more clothing and shoes to keep selling.


María Estela's story

María studied until 7th grade. She is married and her husband works as a security guard. Maria sells clothing and shoes. She has a business in her home and her mother helps her. She learned the trade from a friend and later decided to start her own business.

The money will be invested in the purchase of more clothing and shoes so that she can continue selling. She hopes that her business will continue to be more profitable and will be preferred by her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mary Berghaus


This loan is special because:

It enables vulnerable women to start and grow their own business.

Karen Woodin, Kiva staff

Karen Woodin
Kiva staff



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