A loan helped to buy rice, cooking oil, sugar, canned goods, sausage, flour, eggs, personal hygiene products, soft drinks etc.


Luz Esneda's story

Luz Esneda is 39 years old, she lives in the city of Cartagena together with her son and husband. She opened her shop 2 years ago, motivated to find different opportunities to make money for her family. Her husband supports her with the work. The business developed from the need to have money to get ahead . She sells basic necessities, groceries and baked goods. Her main customers are her neighbors, friends, family members, referrals and people passing through the neighborhood. She is currently applying for a Kiva loan, this is her first loan with "la Fundación Santo Domingo" , she will buy rice, cooking oil, sugar, canned goods, sausage, flour, eggs, personal hygiene products, soft drinks etc. Luz hopes to increase her stock in order to generate more income. Please support for loan application, it will be successful.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Nic Couldrey.


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It provides borrowers in micro businesses with affordable loans.



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