A loan of $350 helped to buy food products like corn, beans, sugar, coffee, and others in order to stock her business.

Nohemy Yovany's story

Nohemy, age 37, is a single mother. She lives with her son and her grandmother in the San Francisco municipality of Atlántida.

She established her own business, a grocery store, over six years ago. She sells food products like rice, beans, sugar, lard, candy, preserves, soft drinks, cleaning products, churros, and condiments, etc. She also sells sandals and other merchandise that her customers request.

Nohemy has kept this business stable with the investment of various loans. She is currently requesting her sixth loan. She wants to use the loan to stock her business more. She will buy corn, beans, sugar, rice, lard, eggs, meat, and other products. With this investment she will be able to offer her customers a variety of products.

Her goal is to work very hard in order to help her son graduate.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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