A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase cosmetics and construction materials.

Lola Amada's story

Lola, age 46, is a hardworking woman who started working as a merchant so that she could support her children. She sells clothing and trinkets.

Lola works alone Monday through Saturdays from 10am to 5pm, delivering clothes to her customers. Occasionally she is fearful of crime whenever she has to carry merchandise or cash payments that she has received. With this loan, Lola will buy materials such as sand, cement, blocks, and various cosmetics to sell. In the future, she wants to establish a store in her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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