A loan of $800 helped to buy coca cola, basic grains and chicken to stock her convenience store.

Elizabeth Del Carmen's story

Elizabeth is 32, she is a merchant and works at the convenience store located in her house, she is married and has a 10 year old son. She began with this activity two years ago, her husband has supported her since the beginning because it's a profitable business if it's managed properly. She manages her time between her convenience store, and her work as a mother and housewife. The loan is for buying coca cola, basic grains and chicken to stock her store. In addition she is starting a business to sell burgers, hot dogs and sandwiches, her plan is to start with a well equipped but small cart that attracts clients and generates good income. She is a woman that likes to work and to develop as an entrepreneur.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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