A loan of $700 helped to acquire cooking utensils and a stock of groceries, meats, and supplies to produce a greater quantity of foods and thus achieve her goals.


Maria Dory's story

A her age of 69, Señora Maria hasn't stopped believing that it is possible to have her own home. She works untiringly to acquire it. She has a business of selling food.

Her family is made up of her husband and two children, with whom she lives in the town of Envigado.

Improving sales and preparation times and increasing her customer base are the motives that today bring this client to apply for a loan to acquire cooking utensils and a stock of groceries, meat, and supplies in order to produce a greater quantity of food and thus meet her goals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry


This loan is special because:

It comes with a very innovative business-training package.



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