A loan helped to construct her prefabricated home, to store bed linen, bedspreads and other items, so she can offer different products to her customers.


Bertha's story

Bertha is 41 years old, she has 4 children. She considers herself an early riser; hard working and very reliable. More than 15 years ago she started her business selling bed linen, bed spreads, blenders, smoothies and other products that help her to improve her income. She is applying for a loan to build her prefabricated home where she will store bed linen, bedspreads and other items so that she can provide a variety of products for her customers. Her great dream is to have her own shop on the main street, this will allow her to improve her quality of life and that of her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Nic Couldrey.


This loan is special because:

It creates indirect benefits like higher school performance and reduced susceptibility to illness.



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