A loan helped to buy merchandise to improve her sales.


Anais Sainella's story

Anais, age 19, lives with her family in the city of Esmeraldas. From a young age, she has helped her family with everything she could do. Anais finished secondary school and began to seek a source of income. She worked in various jobs.

Two years ago, Anais and her mother started a shop selling clothing for women and men. This activity has permitted her to have income and to help with family expenses.

Anais requests a loan to buy new merchandise in order to have an assorted inventory of products, to offer more styles and options to her clients. Anais is grateful for your support, and is happy to have work - above all, to have the possibility of helping her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Joann S.


This loan is special because:

It focuses on the poorest one-fifth of the population with no access to financial services.



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