A loan of $500 helped to buy various aluminum products.


Carmen Miranda's story

Carmen Miranda is 64 years old and lives alone in her own home. She works selling a verity of aluminum products. Her business is located on the outskirts of the Central Market, in the area where she lives. It is a very well traveled area, especially Carmen's spot because when it comes to aluminum products she has the best and the least expensive. She has spent many years working in this business and despite her advanced age she does not give up, she has a lot of energy and strength to continue working. In accordance with her experience she knows that in these times her sales need to increase. For this reason she made the decision to seek this credit from Integral to invest in the purchase of more aluminum products like pots and pans, etc. She hopes that in this manner her quality of life will change.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emily Hildreth



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