A loan of $1,000 helped to buy seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, etc.


Ana Lidia's story

Ana Lidia is 38 years old and lives together with her children and husband in a house that she owns. She is an incredible woman who has a lot of business ideas which she is gradually putting into practice. Ana's business involves selling a variety of products such as clothing, footwear, dairy products and basic grains which she grows and then sells. She has been in these businesses for many years and so she already has a lot of experience and customers. She has good references from her neighbors who say that they are very satisfied with the service that she offers. Ana has decided to request a loan from INTEGRAL to invest in her business. She will mainly invest in buying supplies that she needs (seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, etc.) for growing the different basic grains that she sells because she has noticed a growing demand for them and would like to make the most of the opportunity. She hopes that, in this way, her sales will increase as well as her income so that she can improve her family's quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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