A loan of $525 helped to buy clothes and household items to sell in the neighborhood.


Maria Teresa's story

Maria Teresa is single and a 51-year-old mother of two children. She is fierce, persevering, and friendly. She makes a living selling clothes and household items. She started her business for financial need. This work enables her to keep up with her financial obligations and to provide good quality of life for her loved ones.

Maria requests a loan to buy clothes and household items to sell in her neighborhood, to the friends and family etc. She wants to increase her income and sales in order to pay for the education for her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kiyoko Ikeuchi


This loan is special because:

It comes with a very innovative business-training package.



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