A loan of $825 helped to buy caramels, nougats, chewing gum, hard candy, lollipops, chocolates, etc, to sell.

Alicia's story

Alicia is 47 years old. She was married for 20 years but, because of the way life goes, she is separated from her husband. She doesn't have children and she lives with her elderly mother, señora. Natividad who she looks after with care in her house in the city of Coronel Oviedo.
Alicia works selling candy in bulk and individually. She also sells food. She has had a stall in the market for more than 14 years. She comments that she has to get up at 4 in the morning every day to clean her house and prepare the food and other necessities for her mother, who she cares for with great affection and dedication as she is the only family that she has.
She is requesting a loan to buy caramels, nougat, chewing gum, hard candy, lollipops, chocolates, etc, with which to meet her clients orders.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Hynd

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