A loan of $950 helped to purchase groceries wholesale, such as rice, sugar, salt, matches, oil, pasta and flour.


Delfina's story

Delfina is a member of the community bank Paloma. She is the mother of 9 children, her oldest is 45 and the youngest is 24 years old. Since 1975, she has had a grocery store where she sells: rice, sugar, soft drinks, milk, butter, salt, matches, oil, pasta, flour, etc. She mentions that she hasn't had difficulty, for thanks to this assortment, her store has been continuously increasing its sales. Her goal is to grow her business more.


The loan that she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of groceries wholesale, such as rice, sugar, salt, matches, oil, pasta and flour. She feels very happy to be a member, since thanks to the training, she learned to save and to be punctual with her payments. She likes the trainings a lot, because they show her the correct way to serve her customers.

Translator profile picture

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy McGinty



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details