A loan of $775 helped to buy cleaning products, oil, canned food, oats, sanitary towels, toilet paper, fizzy drinks and juices.


Mireya Del Socorro's story

Mireya is 55 years old, she lives in the rural area of Los Encuentros, Teustepe, and she has 6 children, all of whom live independently. She is a retailer and a farmer, she did not go to school but she has succeeded in getting ahead in life notwithstanding her lack of schooling. Her husband is a farmer and he works in the county planting beans. She is requesting a loan to buy cleaning products, oil, canned food, oats, sanitary towels, toilet paper, fizzy drinks and juices, as these greatly required and consumed products are lacking in her community. She wants to supply her general store little by little with products her customers might need in order to facilitate the growth of her shop.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa


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