A loan of $500 helped to buy stock stationery items.

Ruth Elizabeth's story

Ruth Elizabeth B. G., 37, is a very enterprising woman who owns her own business and hopes to succeed with it. She lives with her parents in San Salvador department.

Ruth has a stationery store and a photocopy machine. She has been working hard at this for a year and a half. Thanks to this effort she has managed to get ahead and have the dream of having her own business with which to earn her own income to survive and provide for her parents come true.

Her store is located in her home. She has managed to gradually stock it with the most essential and necessary items like: notebooks, paper goods, pencils and other accessories like gift bags, ribbons, beads, etc.

She is asking for funds in order to expand her business even more adding stock items like modeling clay, glue, colored pencils, a larger variety of paper goods and many other products that she can sell to the people living nearby so that she can become the first choice of her customers and neighbors. This is Ruth’s main goal in order to increase sales.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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