A loan of $975 helped to purchase a freezer and drinks.


Carmen Lourdes's story

Carmen is 23 years old and lives in Quevedo, Guayaquil. She decided to get into this business because it is a good way to earn money in order to give her children what they need. She has a restaurant and also sells fast food. She enjoys this work, and it is going well thanks to God. She works every day with the help of her mother in-law; she is married and her husband is a driver. One difficulty that she faces is crime. In the future, she hopes to have a larger business and to have her entire family together. With this loan, she will buy a freezer and drinks.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caroline Hedel



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