A loan of $2,175 helps to buy pants, shirts and blouses to sell.


Carmen Betty's story

Carmen Betty and her family live in Los Bajos de Montecristi, a place of humble people who work in the fields. They have been very affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Carmen is a hardworking women who despite difficulties seeks a way to make a living for the wellbeing of her family. She is accomplishing this thanks to loans.

She works selling clothes. She goes out to sell in her area and also sells from home. In addition, she sells by phone and on social media. She sells on credit or makes cash sales, depending on her customers.

In this way she is managing to move forward despite the fact that she still greatly fears getting sick since things are still very bad. This loan is to buy pants, shirts and blouses.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laurie Hiller.


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.