A loan of $500 helped purchase basic grains, bread, eggs, oil and vegetables.

Maria Del Socorro's story

María a modest woman, she is 59 years old and a Kiva client. She is shop-keeper; she runs a grocery store. She is grateful for the support she has been shown because, little by little, thanks to the financing she has obtained, she has been able grow as a businesswoman. Her first loan allowed her to add more inventory to her store; like basic grains, bread, eggs, canned goods and in this way she was able to offer a greater variety of products to her customers. She needs a second loan to invest in the same kind of goods: basic grains, bread, eggs, oil and vegetables. One of her goals is to obtain higher earnings so she can continue to invest in her business and keep business stable.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kristin Connor

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