A loan of $550 helped to buy soap, butter, oil, sodas, bread, cookies, beans, rice, sugar, doughnuts, powdered milk, cereal, oats, toothpaste, toilet paper, sausages, dairy products, and chicken.

Mirian Del Carmen's story

Mirian is married and is the mother of 2 children who are studying at the central public school in their town. Mirian is a business woman and runs a grocery store. She has been doing this for more than 2 years. She sells many products that families need every day. Her business is located in her home, which is opposite the soccer pitch, and this means that many people visit her store.
Mirian runs the store and staffs it herself.
Thanks to her business she has been able to support her children to move forward in life.
The loan will be used to buy groceries, basic grains, and other food. She wants to have more stick for the Christmas period.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Hynd

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