A loan of $875 helped to buy shoes, sandals and clothes to resell later.


Ludi Elem's story

Ludí Elem is married to Fidel and they have two children who are still their responsibility. They are: Elisana Meradi, 4, and Franklin Michel, 1. She buys and sells clothes for women, men and children. She also buys shoes. She’s been in business two years and eight months and comments that she does well since she’s having good results with it within her family and home. Her family inspired her to go into this activity because she wants to help her husband with income for the home and provide the best for her little family. What she most wants to get from this small activity is improved income and to use the loan to help improve her merchandise.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz


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