A loan of $1,175 helps her to buy merchandise.


Joaquina's story

Joaquina, 53, is a single mother with a son. She has a neighborhood store in her house. Already 5 years ago, she started with this activity. This woman's typical day is a normal work day.
She needs this loan a lot in order to buy merchandise to stock up her store and generate more income to support her family and give her son a better future so that he can finish his professional career.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Mueller.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through group lending.

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
Kiva staff



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams






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.