A loan of $600 helped to purchase flour, butter, and yeast.


Mariela's story

Miss Mariela is 22 years old and is single. She works making and selling bread in her bakery which can be found located in the El Carmen zone. This loan is her first sequence with the Kiva partner institution. Mariela is going to use this loan to purchase flour, butter, and yeast for making bread and cookies and in that way generate more income and grow the capital of her work and amplify her bread shop. Miss Mariela faces some challenges in her business which include competition and the small capacity of her bakery, and she is going to utilize the loan to grow her business in order to have a larger bakery. Miss Mariela is a young hard-working person with dreams of getting ahead. She feels happy and thankful to Kiva's partner institution for the support given.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Debra McMahon



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