A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase a freezer and an industrial oven.

Maria's story

Mrs. María is 50 years old and is married with one child of 15 years. She works selling food in her food stall that can be found in the Imperial Zone. This loan is her first with the Kiva field partner institution. Mrs. María will use the loan to purchase a freezer and an industrial oven for her business, since the reason for requesting this loan is to grow her business and this will permit her to offer better service. Mrs. María has faced challenges in her business which include increasing the number of clients and being better than the competition, as well as utilizing benefits to improve her business. María's dream is to see her daughter become a happy professional and she is thankful for the help that the Kiva partner institution has offered.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Debra McMahon

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