A loan of $575 helps to buy fish, squid, shrimp, clams, and other seafood.


Vicenta Margarita's story

Vicenta Margarita, 48, is married and has four adult children. Her husband is a driver. They live in Manta, a place known for its splendid beaches and diverse gastronomy, which is still affected by the pandemic.
Vicenta Margarita is hard-working and spares no effort together with her husband to keep their business alive despite the difficulties brought about by the pandemic. Theu have a shop at their house where they sell fish, squid, shrimp, clams, and other seafood. They work every day and they are known for selling quality seafood at the right price and without scamming on the weight, which is why customers flock to their shop.
The loan will be used to buy fish, squid, shrimp, clams, and other seafood.

Translated from Spanish.


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.