A loan of $500 helped to purchase clothing, shoes, and artificial flowers.

Patricia Elena's story

Patricia Elena R. Q. is 44 years old and lives in the Cojutepeque area of Cuscatlán. She lives with her mother, who is 84 years old, and her four children who are in school. Patricia dedicates herself to selling clothing for children, women, and men. In addition, she markets artificial flowers. She sells her products as a street vendor in the town of Ilobasco, San Martín, located in central San Salvador, and other areas.

Patricia is requesting a loan with which to buy clothing, shoes, artificial flowers, and curtains. She does all this with the aim of increasing sales, by offering a variety of products in order to better meet her needs. She is a hard-working woman and a very responsible single mother who depends completely on her daily work.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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