A loan of $600 helped purchase of pasta, sausage, rice, beans, oil, detergent, and cosmetics.


Veronica Beatriz's story

Veronica, 23 years old, lives in the Jiquilisco department of Usulutan. She is a single mother of a one-year-old son, and she lives with her mother and her siblings. She works selling household items in a small store, and this business helps her support herself and give her son what he needs; it also helps her mother with household expenses.

She is currently applying for this loam to buy merchandise and increase her inventory. The products she needs are: pasta, sausages, rice, beans, oil, detergent, and cosmetics. With this investment, she hopes to satisfy the needs and requests of her clients, and at the same time improve her business. Veronica's goals in relation to the business are to supply people with the most necessary and in-demand products so that her sales increase; she hopes to gain new skills every day, and to be able to guarantee her family a better and more secure financial future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mairead Harris


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