A loan of $450 helped to buy more items to sell in her general store.


Elena's story

Elena is 65 years old and married with 8 children. She works very hard to provide for them. Elena runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a loan of PHP 19,000 through Kiva's partner, NWTF, to buy more items to sell in her general store. She has been in this business for 15 years and sells a variety of items such as canned goods, noodles and other groceries. Elena would like to save enough to provide a secure future for her family.



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