A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase basic needs products, which will be invested in her business.


Patricia Del Carmen's story

Patricia del Carmen H. is 26 years old. She lives in Usulután Department with her husband and their 4-year old son. Patricia owns a small business in which she sells different types of sweets, like candies, gum, cookies and juice. She also sells instant coffee and basic grains, along with other basic needs products. She sells these item in bulk. Her business is located in the “Mercado de Pelotas” market, which is one of the largest markets in Usulután. Patricia is requesting the loan to be able to invest in her business. She plans to buy a greater quantity of sweets, basic grains, juices and other items, and in this way to increase her sales, which are a great financial help to her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marni Siegal



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