A loan helped to buy shoes, blouses, pants, dresses, and other items.


Jennifer Elena's story

Jennifer, age 26, has a 9 month-old daughter. She is in a common law relationship and her husband is a fisherman. They live in the house of a relative in the charming city of Manta, a place of very humble and hardworking people.

Jennifer describes herself as a very hardworking woman who daily seeks the means to generate income. That is why she has worked selling clothing and shoes for eight years. Jennifer requests this help to continue increasing her business with a variety of clothing. She travels through various sectors offering her merchandise. She sells on credit and collects weekly. In this way, she can obtain income from her business, with which she is able to improve her quality of life.

She will invest this loan in the purchase of shoes, blouses, pants, dresses, and other clothing. Her dreams are to be able to have her own shop and that her business will continue progressing.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer joann stephan.


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It is accompanied by useful, real-life business training.


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