A loan of $450 helped to buy merchandise for her store.


Maricela's story

Maricela R. Ortiz has had a grocery store, called “Miscelánea La Estrellita,” for the past year where she stocks groceries, beverages, snacks and others. She started the business thinking of her family’s wellbeing and being able to take care of household chores. Maricela helps her husband meet expenses this way and this is why she needs help to buy more merchandise and thus earn higher income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz


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