A loan of $325 helped to buy merchandise.


Maria Josefa's story

Maria Josefa is married, 53 years old, and has a 3rd grade elementary school education. She has 4 children, 2 of whom who are in school. She works in selling daily consumer goods in the plaza of where she lives. Maria Josefa started the business selling from house to house and now she has a stall.

Maria Josefa is deciding to request a loan to allow her to buy more goods and thus get better profits. She will use the loan to buy rice, noodles, sugar, corn, beans, spices, etc. She hopes to have sales outlets in the future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Angela Yeh



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