A loan of $825 helped purchase merchandise for her store.


Araceli Esperanza's story

Araceli Esperanza is a 26 year old woman who feels fulfilled from having such a close family. For three years, she has operated a store as her main source of income. When she started her business, Araceli had the support of her husband who was responsible for managing their savings. She began buying certain products and gradually increased her business to the point that she was able acquire a wider variety of merchandise that her customers requested.


This loan will be used to buy candy, bread, cookies, soft drinks, detergents, soap, and basic grains. She wants to improve her service each day so that she can attract more customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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