A loan of $500 helped to buy tables and chairs to expand her business.


Hortencia's story

Señora Hortencia is 58 and isn't married, but she is a single mother. She has a 17-year-old son who is in school. She sells food at a stand that is located near the area of the botanic garden. This loan is her first with the institution. Señora Hortencia will use this loan to expand her working capital for her business. Her reason for requesting this loan is to buy tables and chairs to expand her business. Hortencia faces challenges with her business, which are the prices of the competition. Señora Hortencia is a very hard-working person, and she feels happy and grateful to the institution for the support it is offering her.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tanya Harper



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