A loan of $650 helped to buy rice, flour, and beverages.


Luxdi Bernardita's story

Luxdi, 46, lives in Portoviejo, Ecuador. She decided to choose this business of having a store to improve her financial situation and to help her neighbors who go so far to shop. She works alone every day. In addition, her husband sells "encebollados" [fish stew made with onions] in the morning. In the future she wants to have her business doing well and give her children a good life.

With the loan she will buy soda, rice, flour, etc.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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