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A loan of $700 helped to buy shoes, cosmetics, bags, clothes and towels.

Juana Maria's story

Juana Maria is 53 years old and she runs a general store. She has been engaged in this activity for more than 30 years, she is a very responsible person and she enjoys her job as the majority of her customers choose her for her charisma. She works form 7 am to 7 pm, as she owns a small stall in the market attended by a great number of customers. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy shoes, cosmetics, bags, clothes and towels.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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