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Total loan: $750

Gladis Esperanza

, , El Salvador / Food

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A loan helped to stock up on cooking oil, sugar, rice, spices, and other basic grocery items for her store.


Gladis Esperanza's story

Gladis is requesting a new loan in order to have enough financial resources to strengthen her business. She will use the borrowed funds to stock up on inventory for her store by purchasing cooking oil, sugar, rice, spices, and other basic grocery items.

Investing her previous loan in her business has had a positive impact, because it allowed her to keep it going and gave her the opportunity of generating new earnings, which she has used to help her family and pay off her debt.