A loan of $725 helped to buy stock merchandise for her store.


Maria Teresa's story

María Teresa, 56, has a grocery store. She started the business because she needed to earn higher income. One of the challenges María overcame was when her husband died she had to continue her efforts alone. She has to rise very early every day. She works from 7am until 10pm. Her dreams are to improve the business and to do some home improvements. The loan is to buy snacks, basic grains, soups, detergent, milk and natural beverages.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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