A loan of $600 helped to buy drinks, candy, and more to sell in her store..


Marleni Arely's story

Marleni Arely, 42, is a responsible mother and worker who lives only with her two children who are in school. She owns a store where she sells perishable and staple products and which is located in her home.

Marleni is requesting a loan so that she can have the financial ability to stock her store because she does not have the money to do so. It is very necessary for her and for her children because this business allows her to pay for their household expenses. She would like to be able to stock her store with detergent, canned food, bread, candy, beverages, and other staple products that are requested most from her store. Marleni expects to improve her earnings and in this way, have a more stable life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diana Gonzalez



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