A loan helped to buy a wider variety of shoes to sell.


Marta Alicia's story

Marta is in a relationship and her partner works in construction. They have two dependent children.

Marta is a shoe merchant and learned this trade from her mother. She travels two kilometers from her house so that she can go door to door to offer her merchandise. Marta works from 6:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

She needs a loan to buy a wider variety of shoes so that she can continue her sales. Marta dreams of having a shop for her business. In addition, she wants to provide a quality academic education for her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.


This loan is special because:

It enables vulnerable women to start and grow their own business.



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