A loan of $850 helped to buy varied merchandise, such as small appliances, bedspreads and cosmetics.

Liceth Paola's story

Liceth lives in the Simón Bolívar neighborhood, a place where the most popular carnaval parades of Baranquilla traditionally take place. It is also where the city's first airport is located. Liceth is a married woman who has a two year old son. She dreams of building a prosperous future and that is why she works every day. Liceth learned about business from her mother, who taught her and left her the business so that she could sell silver jewelry. She started with this and added more merchandise such as purses, shoes and catalog items. She chooses the best deals in order to offer her customers the best. She also rents chairs, mostly on weekends and evenings. This is her first loan with the Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. With it, she will buy varied merchandise, such as small appliances, bedspreads and cosmetics she has on order. She will make this investment a success. She already has her best customers picked out to fill the the orders they have made. Her main goal is to grow and sustain her business which will positively affect her financial stability and her family's wellbeing.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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