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Total loan: $300

Marta Carolina

La Unión, La Unión Department, El Salvador / Food

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A loan helped to buy nets for fishing.

Marta Carolina's story

Marta studied up to the sixth grade in school. She has a partner and a son. Her partner is a fisherman.

Marta also dedicates herself to fishing. She has three years of experience in the activity. She learned it from her father. Marta works from 6:00 in the morning to 3:00 in the afternoon.

Marta will use the loan to buy nets for fishing. She dreams of saving to improve her house and the quality of life of her family.