A loan of $325 helped to buy soap, butter, oil, beans, sugar, rice, bread, coffee, milk, cheese, cereal and oats.


Bilma's story

Bilma is 31 years old and lives in the small village of El Cerro de Marcovia with her two children. Bilma sells basic household products. She has a grocery store in her home which she set up four years ago. Her customers are neighbors from the village in which she lives. Bilma works very hard so that she can get her children ahead and enjoy a better quality of life. Bilma will use this loan to buy groceries with which to stock her business in order to make more profits.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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