A loan of $1,575 helped a member soft Drinks.


Alcanzando Nuestras Metas Group's story

Milagros Marlene is 33 years old and has two young children; the youngest of whom is barely eight months old. She is part of the “Alcanzando Nuestras Metas” (Reaching Our Goals) group, maD. up of eight hard working, enthusiastic persons who believe that there is only one path to reaching one’s goals – work.

She runs a store that is located in a space within her home. She began by selling clothing door to door to her neighbors, acquaintances, family and friends. Little by little she began to gather some working capital, and with the help of a loan, she was able to open her store.

This work allows her to contribute and help her husband with the family expenses. One of her goals is to expand her business to be able to offer a variety of products to her customers. She will use the money from this loan to invest in different types of drinks to stock her store.

In this group: Milagros Marlene, Lilia Esmith, Dionisia, Karina Evelyn, Yolanda, Carmen Rosa, Maria Esther*, Anita Mercedes
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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