A loan of $1,025 helped to purchase merchandise.


Ruth Velia's story

Ruth Velia is 49 years old and she has a convenience store. Her home is very humble but nevertheless her clients come to her store to purchase various different products. She started out 10 years ago. With a few savings she managed to purchase snacks, soft drinks, bread, detergents and basic grains. She works from 8 in the morning until 10 at night. With this loan she wishes to purchase merchandise. In the future she wants to finish building her home.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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