A loan of $650 helps to buy bales of used clothing, rice, oil, meat, vegetables, cheese, bananas.


Marlene's story

Marlene is a 60-year-old merchant. She is honest, hardworking, and optimistic. For fifteen consecutive years, she has been selling food, second-hand clothes and making dresses for ladies and girls. In this economic activity she has the full support of her eldest daughter.

Marlene is asking for a loan from Kiva through MiCredito to buy bales of used clothing, rice, oil, meat, vegetables, cheese, bananas. Marlene, in the near future, plans to acquire a property and extend her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gladys R.


This loan is special because:

It includes access to short-term emergency loans.

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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.