A loan helped to buy a tent, tables, and chairs for her business selling yucca snacks and chopped fruit.


Leila Lourdes's story

Leila is 45 years old and a single mother. She lives in Esmeraldas with her daughter and her 1 year old granddaughter.
She works selling fish-based snacks and chopped fruit at the tourist beaches.
She is requesting a loan to buy a tent, tables, and chairs to improve her tourist services.
She years to help raise her granddaughter and give her an education.
Leila is grateful to Kiva for your support.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Hynd.


This loan is special because:

It focuses on the poorest one-fifth of the population with no access to financial services.



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