A loan of $1,275 helped to purchase medications to supply her business.


Margarita's story

Margarita is 67 years old, married to Alder for 45 years; they have four children, whom all are independent. Margarita is a very hard working person, she is a retired teacher, who decided to start a business of selling medicine from her house because it is opposite to a clinic. She began with a small pharmacy, which then continued growing. She says that in her business there is a lot of competition but she has a good client base and that the service that offered to the clinic helps her. Her dream is to leave a profitable business to her two daughters who are still living with her, and to be able to carry forward a legacy of working life . She requests the loan to purchase medications to supply her business and continue offering variety to her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alberto Jaramillo



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