A loan of $325 helped she will buy soft drinks, milk products, pastas, sugar, beans, tortillas, rice, wheat and corn flour, cookies, candy, lard, oil, salt, spices, canned juice, toilet paper and eggs.


Maria Concepcion's story

Mrs. Maria has a small grocery store that operates under the name “Pulperia Mary”. It is located in her house in the Pueblo Nuevo community in the city of Danlí. She has been working as a storekeeper for three years. During this time she has obtained the knowledge of running a profitable business. Little by little she has been gaining more customers because of the good assortment of products they see in her store. Mrs. Maria is a single mother and her business helps her generate the income necessary to support her home. She would like to improve her life. She told us that her dream is to have a larger market in which she would have all types of products to sell to her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Esther Levandoski



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