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Total loan: $850
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Sor Miriam

Colombia
Santa Barbara, Colombia / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $850 helped to improve her work area in order to meet basic health standards.


Sor Miriam's story

The economic needs faced by the family of Sor Miriam -- made up of her husband and their two children -- were the impetus for this entrepreneur to start her own business making traditional arepas [corn cakes]. Although she admits that the profits from this source of family income are not large, at least the household expenses are covered.

Currently, Sor needs a loan to carry out some improvements to her work area, since in order to continue selling her product, she will have to comply with some basic health standards.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman



Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: April 14, 2011

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: April 14, 2011