A loan of $800 helped to purchase wholesale seasonal apparel.


Lourdes's story

Ms. Lourdes is a 27-year-old single woman with 2 children, ages 3 and 5, who do not yet attend school. Ms. Lourdes sells the season's latest fashions for a living. She runs a stand in the Miraflores neighborhood. She is currently in her first loan cycle with the institute. Ms. Lourdes will use this loan to purchase the season's fashions wholesale, thus increasing her business capital and improving her income. Lourdes is facing some challenges in her business, such increasing her clientele, so she will use the profits on her children's education. She dreams of expanding her business to towns south of Santa Cruz.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian



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