A loan of $1,075 helped inventory.


Maria's story

Maria is 45 years old and lives in her mother’s house, along with her three sisters. Every day she works hard to move ahead in search of a better future. This enterprising woman sells a well known brand of beauty products and her years of experience have shown her how to find new customers. She used to sell door to door but now her customers seek her out to place orders with her. She is well known within her zone and also sells a variety of items from her home, where she can quickly win over new customers who are looking for certain products.

She tells us that she earns considerable earnings in her business and also receives gifts from the company she works for. Since she is such an entrepreneurial woman, she plans to expand her business and open a small paper goods store within her home because she likes business very much.

This will be her second loan through MFP and she promises to make all of her payments on time, since she does not want to be in bad light with those who have maD. this support possible, which will allow her to keep working and moving ahead. Maria plans to invest the money into more beauty products that she needs to have in stock in order to meet her customers’ demands.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes


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