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A loan of $600 helped increase inventory of staple foodstuffs.


Francia Edith's story

Francia is 62 and very hardworking, having worked from a young age to support her family. She runs a small store out of the front area of her home. Francia has high aspirations for the future and hopes that her son can help her manage her business, which is open throughout the day, from 6 am to 10 pm. She sells staple foods such as rice, sugar, canned goods, soft drinks, etc. She seeks a loan in order to buy more inventory. In this way, Francia hopes to secure a stable income, as she is a widow.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Matthew Cassetta



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