A loan of $500 helped to purchase clothing to stock her store.

Maria Leticia's story

María Leticia is a very hard-working women. For the past five years she has been setting up her own outdoor store in a flea market. She sells only on weekends only and to increase her income she also sells snow cones because during this time of year it can be very hot in the city and they are a very sought after product.

In order to increase her business and to be successful, María Leticia need to buy more merchandise such as second hand clothing and shoes as well as ice and cones. By doing so she will have an increased income to be able to help her husband with the household expenses and to offer her three children a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alexandra J

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