A loan of $575 helped to buy personal use items.

Maria Lucelly's story

María is a person who has had to go through many adversities in life. However, she’s had the strength to continue forward making progress in her life. María separated from her husband a long time ago and since then was left in charge of her three children so she decided to start her own business. María has a challenge in that her youngest daughter has Down’s syndrome and requires constant care.

María offers her customers a wide variety of personal use products like make-up, clothes and personal items, among others. Thanks to this she generates income necessary to support her home. Thanks to the good customer service she offers she’s secured many customers which guarantee good sales. Hoping to fill pending customer orders, María is looking for a loan to buy personal use items in order to fill her pending orders.

María dreams with her business continuing forward and that it will provide her with the opportunity to offer her three children a better quality of life. Also, María dreams with having a larger house where they can live in better conditions and be able to offer her children greater opportunities for progress.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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