A loan of $800 helped to buy tables, chairs and various merchandise.

Maria Francisca's story

María, 47, lives in La Primavera de Duran (an outlying urban area that originally was irregular with several hills, streams and lagoons that still remain as evidence of ecology in erosion.) She is married and her spouse is a Master Bricklayer. They have adult children. She has a food stand.

She started her activity some time ago opening a food stand at home. She works daily with help from her children. Her business is affected by the delinquency because her neighborhood is dangerous.

With help from the loan she wants to buy tables, chairs and various merchandise to increase her capital and be able to finish building her house and have a more healthful life with her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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