A loan of $1,000 helped to buy fruits, such as pineapple, grapes, papayas, and oranges.


Beatriz Del Carmen's story

Beatriz del Carmen, 40, is divorced, has four children and lives with them in Montalvo, province of Los Ríos. She sells tropical fruits for a living and also raises animals.

She is requesting a loan to buy fruits, such as pineapple, grapes, papayas, and oranges. The loan will enable her to buy the merchandise. She goes to Guayaquil every week for her purchases.

Her goal is to have her own business. The challenges she is up against are the high prices of the products.

In her free time she enjoys caring for her animals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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