A loan of $525 helped to buy a selection of liquor for her store.


Maria Silvia's story

María Silvia is 42, and the mother of two children, ages 17 and 9. María Silva has a store where she sells groceries in general, soft drinks, snacks and liquor. María Silva started her business five months ago in premises close to her house, which is located in the municipality of Carmen de Viboral, in the eastern part of Antioquia department.

María Silva wishes to buy a selection of liquor in order to meet the demand for this during the year-end season. With this purchase, María Silva's will be able to increase her income, and so improve her family's quality of life. María Silva's dream is to see her business grow, to offer a great variety of products, and to provide a good quality of life to her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie



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