A loan of $950 helped to buy soft drinks, sweets, groceries and other products to stock her store.

Martha Saturnina's story

Martha, 45, is married and has 4 children aged 26, 23, 20 and 16. She has a business selling consumer staples in her neighborhood store, which is located in the Puerto Ichilo neighborhood. This is her second loan with this institution. Martha will use this loan to buy merchandise, such as: soft drinks, sweets, groceries and cookies to stock her neighborhood store. The reason she is requesting this loan is to expand and stock up her neighborhood store. Martha faces challenges in her business, including increasing her customer base. She will use the profits from this business to improve the quality of life for herself and her family. What she wants is to eventually have a larger grocery store, so that in this way she could generate more income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar

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