A loan of $500 helped to invest in the purchase of new clothing, sweets, flower arrangements, and cosmetics.


Ana Maricela's story

Ana is 19 years old and she lives in Puerto El Triunfo in the department of Usulutan. She sells clothing, sweets, and light meals. Her family is made up of her mother and siblings. She is single and she has 4 years in the business. She started when she was very young in order to help her mother with the work and to share the household expenses. She requests a loan to invest in the purchase of inventory, including clothing, sweets, flower arrangements, and cosmetics. This loan will help her add variety to the business and to offer different products. Her goal is to have a strong business that is successful and capable of meeting client demand. Ana's objective is to develop her business and to keep have quality products so that her sales will improve. She will therefore be able to contribute in a larger capacity to the home.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer


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