A loan helped to buy paper, cardboard, and ballpoint pens to sell, as well as a printer for her business.


María Sara's story

María is single and has three children. One daughter lives with her and a granddaughter.

María has owned a small bookstore for the past three years. She learned this trade from her daughter. Her business is located 20 minutes away from her house and she manages it between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. In addition, she engages in fishing.

María needs a loan to buy paper, cardboard, and ballpoint pens to sell, as well as a printer for her business. She dreams of growing her business and improving her income so that she can enjoy a better quality of life with her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.


This loan is special because:

It supports single mothers and other vulnerable women.



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