A loan helped to buy and sell basic staples.


Maria's story

Maria is 58 years old and is in a common-law marriage. She owns her home. She is the mother of 4 children and has no dependents. She does not hold a community position.

With the amount of the loan, she plans to acquire soft drinks, Mayo brand yogurt, and juices for resale. This is a second-time applicant. With her previous loan, she invested in her business.

Her biggest dream is to become a great businesswoman.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Laura Kanost.


This loan is special because:

It provides capital in underserved areas.


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