A loan helped to buy more lotions, creams, and make-up to stock her business.


Maria Ismelda's story

María Ismelda is a 56-year-old woman. She's married and has six children. She lives with her family in the town of La Másica, Atlántida.

She has had her own business for 16 years. She sells a variety of lotions, creams, make-up, etc. She works as a street vendor.

At the moment she's requesting a loan for 15,000 lempiras to stock her business.

Her goal is to increase her sales and earn a better income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by financial education and provides borrowers access to a savings account.



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