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A loan of $1,475 helped to buy clothes, cosmetics, shoes, and a variety of items.


Sol Marina's story

Sol used her previous Kiva loan to buy natural medicines, clothes, cosmetics, shoes, and a variety of ítems for cash and in greater volumen. She took advantage of special dates like Secretary’s Day and Mother’s day. Sales went very well for her. She got better income as she increased her sales.

She is now applying for a new Kiva loan. She is doing so in the same season as the previous loan. She will now fill her customers’ orders, and she will adjust her purchases to requested items like clothes, cosmetics, shoes, and a variety of items.

With these purchases she will once again increase her working capital, and her business will grow a little more every day. This is exactly what guarantees the success of her investment.

Her message to the Kiva lenders is the following: “Many thanks to Kiva and the Fundación Mario Santo Domino. I hope you continue supporting me in order for me progress personally, professionally, and with my family."

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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