A loan of $500 helped to buy fruit and vegetables.

Karina Elizabeth's story

Karina lives in Jiquilisco, in Usulután department. She is 34 years old and sells fruit and vegetables. Karina lives with her two children and her husband. Her husband is a livestock farmer and he helps her cover their household expenses. Karina has been in her fruit and veg business for 13 years. She has the experience needed to both serve her customers and run her business.

Karina is currently requesting a loan to buy fruit and vegetables. She needs this merchandise to stock her business and be able to cope with demand. This loan will help her to continue in her business. Karina's aspirations are for her business to improve every day and for it to have the qualities customers are looking for. She hopes to make the income she needs to provide her family with stability and help her children to pursue their studies.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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