A loan of $525 helped buying merchandise for her store, such as noodles, rice, sugar, vegetables, beverages and snacks.


Ninfa's story

Ninfa R. is 46 years old and has 3 children, one of them still of school age. Ninfa is married, and her husband works as a taxi driver using his own vehicle, which contributes to the family's economic support.

Ninfa has run a small store for the past ten years. At the same time, besides the sales she makes in her store, she also offers her customers fast foods and fruit salads. She does this work in addition to her work in the store.

She has invested the loan she obtained from the Paraguaya Foundation in buying merchandise, so that she can have a more varied inventory of products, such as meat, vegetables, beverages, etc. Ninfa's plan for the future is to add ice cream sales to her store.

Ninfa appreciates the loan she has received, because it is allowing her to grow as an entrepreneur and reach her goals more quickly.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman



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