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A loan of $700 helped purchase of soft drinks, juices, bread, beans, rice, sugar, butter, oil, dairy products, churros, sardines, toilet paper, batteries, lights, soaps, pastas, sauces, cold cuts, salt, condiments, tortillas, cookies, candy.

Melida Santana's story

Mrs. Melida Santana M. is a widow who has lived in San Lorenzo Valle for 26 years. She has her own home and lives without dependents. All of her children are married and she receives help from them. Melida has a general store business. She's very experienced with customer relations. Her store is open from Monday to Sunday and because it's located in a commercial area her sales are very good.

Melida Santana is a very responsible person and punctual with her obligations. She will use the loan to buy grocery items and soft drinks wholesale in order to make a better profit.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kate Richardson

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