A loan of $1,000 helped buy beverages, rice, dairy and vegetables.

Santos Prisila's story

Santos Prisila is 44 years old; she is a hardworking woman that has a small supply store in the front of her home, located in Playas.

Santos has had the store for over 20 years and began by buying beverages, candy and sugar to sell. Since that time she has continued to work to support her two children of 4 and 10 years of age by selling all types of supplies. She works from 6:00 a.m. until 8 p.m. everyday.

To be able to increase her merchandize, Santos, wants to buy beverages, dairy products and vegetables with the loan. In the future she would like to expand and stock her store to give her children a better future.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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