A loan helped to buy cooking oil, coffee, cured sausage, detergents, personal hygiene products, condiments, soft drinks among other things to provide more merchandise in the shop.


Ela Isabel's story

Ela is 53 years old, married with three children, two of which have emigrated overseas.
She takes care of domestic chores and for several years has run a shop selling staples from her home.
She will use the loan to buy cooking oil, coffee, cured sausages, detergent, personal hygiene products, condiments, soft drinks among other things to increase the stock in her shop.
Her goals are to expand her business so it will generate more income, thus allowing her to improve her living conditions.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Nic Couldrey.


This loan is special because:

It enables vulnerable women to start their own business.



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