A loan of $1,500 helped to buy winter clothing to sell.

Carmen's story

Carmen is 24 years old. She is single, with one child who is two years old. She works selling secondhand clothing. She has her sales stand in a very popular area of the city of Santa Cruz. This loan represents her fourth cycle with the institution. Carmen will use this loan for working capital, buying winter clothing to stock her business. Her reason for requesting this loan is to increase her working capital. Carmen faces challenges in her business such as competition, and she will use the benefits to keep increasing her working capital and continue saving up, because her desire is to have a house of her own.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman

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