A loan of $875 helped purchase cosmetics & clothing to sell.


Teresa Del Carmen's story

Teresa del Carmen S. G. is 58 years old and started selling various flavors of ice cream including coconut, “nancite” (a native fruit), milk, peanut, and papaya. Over time, she began investing in cosmetics, clothing, and other products that she sold by request.

Teresa is an example that demonstrates that perseverance and hard work have their rewards. She wants to continue working and improving her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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