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Total loan: $500
Sonsonate, Sonsonate Department, El Salvador / Clothing
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A loan helped to buy clothing in bulk to sell in her stall in the central market.
Maria Isabel's story
Maria is 20 years old, lives with her life partner, doesn't have children, and doesn't have a family member abroad that supports her economically. Maria has a small business selling clothing in the central market. She and her partner work from Monday to Friday, from 8:00am until 5:00pm, and on Saturdays from 8:00am to 12:00pm. Maria promotes her business on social media to get more clients. She began by selling out of her home and door-to-door, but with much effort and dedication, 3 years ago she was able to get a space in the market. She needs a loan of $500 to buy clothing in bulk so she can offer more variety to her clients. She wants to buy 20 pairs of women's jeans, 2 dozen men's jeans, 2 dozen men's shirts, and 2 dozen women's blouses. Maria's goal with this loan is to increase her sales and thus have sufficient capital to be able to expand her business and open new stalls. In this way she'll be able to have a better quality of life and generate employment in the local community.