A loan of $550 helped to buy rice, beans, corn, and oil.

Emilia Albertina's story

Emilia is a merchant and has a stall located in the municipal market of San Rafael del sur Managua, Nicaragua. She is 33 years old and is married. Her husband works with her in the same business. She has two young children, one of which is in school.

She makers her living selling grocery products such as grains, rice, beans, corn, wheat, sugar, flour, oil, sausages, and dairy including milk, cream, cheese, and butter among others.

She is requesting the loan to invest in her business to buy rice, oil, sugar, and wheat which are the products requested the most by customers. Emilia is satisfied with the loan she has been granted because she has seen her business grow and her profits have increased.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diana Gonzalez

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