A loan of $375 helped to buy a small food cart..


Karen Lilibeth's story

Sra. Karen is a hardworking woman who strives day after day to move forward and improve her quality of life. She is married and has a one-year-old daughter who she takes care of while working. Her husband works as a motorcycle taxi driver and they live at her father-in-law’s house.

Sra. Karen sells “salchipapas” (sausages and potatoes) and “salchipollos” (chicken and potatoes) outside of her home. She has been in this business for more than one year. Karen wants to invest the provided loan in the purchase of a small food cart so that she can improve and have a wider variety of products to offer. Her main wish is to someday open her own restaurant.

Sra. Karen is very grateful for the loan that has been provided since it is a great help in moving forward with her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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