A loan of $1,025 helped to buy food staples.

Bertha's story

Bertha, 58, has children who are already independent. She sells basic staple items like groceries from place to place. She sells to stores and markets on credit and collects payment weekly and bi-weekly. This loan is her second sequence in the institution and Bertha will use it to buy merchandise like rice and sugar at wholesale. Her reason for requesting the loan is the need to stock her business because she has many pending orders. The business challenge Bertha faces is the local economy’s fluctuations. She will use profits to continue buying assorted merchandise. Her wish for her business is to eventually have a large store.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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