A loan of $1,050 helped to buy drinks, dairy products, rice, and sweets.


Digna Esmerita's story

Digna is a hard-working woman who has a small business in the front part of her house. She started her business ten years ago in order to improve her family’s finances. Little by little she was expanding her small store.

She now has a small store where she sells basic needs foods like rice, grains, canned goods, drinks, and dairy products, etc. Little by little she has increased her merchandise, so she also sells cosmetics to her neighbors or friends.

She has a lot of aspirations for her business. Therefore, she wants to continue working. She wants to use the loan to buy drinks, dairy products, rice, and sweets, etc.

In the future she wants to have a big place in order to meet her customers’ needs.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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