A loan of $1,125 helped to buy seasonal clothing.

Nidia's story

Nidia, 45, is has been married for 26 years to Jorge, 45. They have two children. The oldest is 25 years old, married and living independently. Her 18-year-old son is in the final year of high school. His parents hope that he will continue on to college when he completes this school year.

Nidia has sold clothes and notions for the last 13 years. Her business is located in a commercial room in her own house. All her sales are on credit and she goes out to collect weekly, bi-weekly and monthly. When she goes out her son watches the store. Her husband is employed as a driver and they all contribute to meet family expenses.

She is asking for this loan to buy pants, t-shirts, shirts, underwear, jeans, jackets, coats and other items for fall-winter to sell in her store and thus offer more variety to her customers and have the opportunity to increase her income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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