A loan of $800 helped for fish, conch and shrimp.


Maritza Alejandra's story

Maritza Mejía, 34, is a single mother. For the last three years she's been working in the back of the Municipal Market in a stand selling fish and sea food. She works from Monday to Sunday, 7am to 3pm. She has two adult children who work with her in the business.

She has many dreams for her business and wants to use the loan to buy fish, conch and shrimp. One of her dreams is to buy a lot to build a house because she currently rents.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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