A loan of $1,150 helped purchase clothing & shoes.


Maria's story

Srta. Maria is 23 years old, single, and lives with her mother Doña Aquilina. Maria is a street vendor who sells different brands of clothing, shoes, bedspreads, and other items. Her mother helps with the business by going out with her to sell the merchandise. She already has a well-established clientele and offers her products at low prices and with payment options.


Maria has a personal dream of opening a boutique so that she can display her merchandise in order to attract more customers. She is requesting a loan to buy merchandise such as shoes and clothing of all types.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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