A loan of $400 helped to purchase oil, beans, rice, corn, bread, cured meats, and other products.


Maria Santos's story

María lives with her mother and a 12-year-old grandson. She has a business selling basic necessities. María started this business when she did not have enough income, so she tried to find a line of work that could generate the most benefits. She sells her products between the hours of 7am and 5pm.


María currently needs to invest in merchandise, so she is requesting a loan in order to buy oil, beans, rice, corn, bread, cured meats, and other products. This will allow her to have available inventory so that her customers can meet their household needs.


María’s goal is to restock her business with many products for her customers so that they can have everything they need and buy according to their tastes. This will help improve her sales and increase her earnings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica


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