A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a hamburger cart.


Ruth Mery's story

Sra. Ruth sells secondhand clothing. She is 45 years old, married, and has two children (ages 3 and 8). Ruth has been selling secondhand clothing for more than five years. Her business is located in the Plan 3000 District. She is in her fifth loan cycle with Emprender and will use this loan to start a new business. She will buy a hamburger cart so that she can sell hamburgers at night. Sra. Ruth faces challenges in her business because of the high level of competition and the changing marketplace. She is very happy to be starting a new business so that she can increase her income and improve her quality of life.


Sra. Ruth is hardworking individual and is grateful to Emprender for the support it has provided.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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