A loan of $525 helped to buy grocery merchandise like oil, drinks, cookies, bread, and candy..

Gabriela's story

Gabriela is 30 years old and works selling groceries like chiles, jalapenos, tomatoes, onions, garlic, bread, oil, milk, coffee, sugar, salt, detergents, drinks, and potato chips. She started her business 2 years ago. Thanks to her husband's patience and to the foundation, each day her business grows more since when she is busy her husband works at the store.

She has three daughters: Mariana Sarai who is 14 years old, Jennifer who is 7 years old, and Abril Daniela who is 5 years old. She is happily married to Daniel who is 33 years old and who supports her in the decisions she makes. One of her dreams is to have a bigger business where she can also sell perfume and paper products. What she likes most about her business is helping her repeat customers.

She has asked for a loan to buy more grocery merchandise like oil, drinks, cookies, bread, and candy. She thanks the foundation for the support it has given her to make progress and give a better future to her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jodi Nelan

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