A loan of $1,150 helped to buy meat, assorted beverages and other merchandise.

Edelmira's story

Edelmira, 52, has been married for over 25 years. She has 7 children some of whom still live with her and some who have formed their own families.

Edelmira moved from the city of Caraguataity to a crowded neighborhood in the city of Itá 21 years ago seeking to improve her living conditions.

Once established in this city, she opened a small grocery store over 15 years ago where she provides her neighbors and drop-in customers with meat, milk, sugar, herbs, beverages, baked goods and other basic items for the home.

The loan she is requesting on this occasion will be used to buy the items listed above in order to increase her stock inventory thereby improving family income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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