A loan of $725 helped to buy inventory.

Flora's story

Flora is 51 years old, married, and has three children ages 28, 23, and 17. She sells primary needs products such as soft drinks, cookies, fired pork rinds, and things that travelers need to travel to the Yunga mountains. Her store is located in the Villa Fátima zone. This will be her first loan thorough the institution and she will use the money to buy merchandise such as candy and soft drinks, and also a display case to display her products.

She is asking for this loan because she is short on cash. Flora faces challenges in her business, including completion from others who sell in the same location. This affects her sales. She also can’t leave her business unattended because of the number of thieves in the area. She will use the money from this loan to buy more merchandise for her store so that she has more products to sell. Her desire is to help her children become independent and responsible.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes

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