A loan of $825 helped to purchase a variety of merchandise for her store.


Miriam Del Carmen's story

Miriam Del Carmen is 46 years old and lives in her own home with her husband and their two children. Doña Miriam has a small business that consists of a store where she offers basic necessities such as drinks, rice, beans, sugar, candy, detergent, soap, and other products. She spends a great deal of time working and thanks to her charismatic personality and determination in her work, she has been able to establish herself in the area and attract more customers each day. Miriam is well-known and respected by her neighbors because she always concerns herself with providing the best possible service for her customers.


Her dream is to expand her store by stocking it with a variety of products. For this reason, she is requesting a loan to invest in candy, drinks, rice, sugar, beans, soap, detergent, toilet paper, and other products that are popular with her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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