A loan of $1,100 helped increase her inventory of supplies for her business.


Elsi Marina's story

Elsi Marina Q. V. lives in the town of Armenia, department of Sonsonate. She is 24 years old, single, and lives with her parents. Elsi finds it very difficult watching her elderly father continue to work so hard every day as a farmer because of financial necessity. For this reason, she started her own business five years ago so that she could help with the family expenses. Elsi prepares and sells traditional dishes and beverages. Her business is doing very well, so she is requesting a loan so that she can increase her production.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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