A loan of $1,000 helped for rice, beans and meats.

Maria Del Carmen's story

María lives in El Guasmo de Guayaquil, an urban zone, with her husband. She sells food from a small locale to various people. This has helped her improve family income.

She started preparing food with her husband’s help until she managed to acquire a small dining room. Buying foodstuffs like rice, beans and sugar she starts to prepare meals starting very early that she then delivers with help from her husband. She has a lot of hopes for the future so wants to continue with her business by buying rice, beans and meats.

In the future she wants to have a restaurant to improve her family income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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