A loan helped to buy stock for her shop.


María's story

For many years María has made a living from commerce which has provided a good income that she has invested in improving her home and savings for the future. She is applying for her first loan with funds provided by Kiva to buy clothing and food to increase the stock in her shop and meet the needs of her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Nic Couldrey.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by financial education and provides borrowers access to preventative healthcare.



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