A loan of $300 helped to buy meat, basic grains, vegetables, and beverages.


María Del Carmen's story

María del Carmen, 49, lives with her common-law husband and her children. She has a food stall at the local market and has been in this business for several years. She has much expertise and is always preparing the tastiest of dishes: soups, meats, chicken, rice, and salads, among others. She has many customers because they prefer the rich flavor of her food which is made with quality ingredients, in a hygienic atmosphere and at excellent prices. She is also well-known for her kindness.

María is a visionary and has great goals for the future. She believes success is learning along the way, as this will lead to complete happiness. She wants to expand her business and needs to invest in supplies. So she is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL to buy meat, basic grains, vegetables, beverages, etc. María del Carmen has good credit references and is responsible. She is sure she will pay back the loan while also giving her family a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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