A loan of $1,000 helps to buy pants, t-shirts, blouses, dresses, and shoes.


Josefa Azucena's story

Josefa Azucena, 62, is separated. She has two adult children. They live in Jipijapa, a place that has been very affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

She's a woman who has to work hard to be able to earn her daily bread, and she moves forward even though things are difficult.

She works selling clothing and shoes door-to-door, at home, and via telephone. She sells on credit and collects payment weekly. This is how she's earning a living for herself.

This loan is to buy pants, t-shirts, blouses, dresses, and shoes.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
Kiva staff



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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.