A loan of $1,400 helped to buy beand and vegetables.

Florinda's story

Florinda is 28 years old, married and has two children. Her husband worked as a building worker and now works as a trader. Florinda sells black beans by the pound in the municipal market of Santiago Sac from Monday to Friday. She has been selling her product for eight years and she is well known for many people and especially for the quality. She sells about one quintal and a half, which is 150 pounds per day, even more on Saturdays and Sundays. Her husband helps her on weekends.

This one will be her forth financing with Kiva, she hasn't had any delay and she has achieved her goals with the loans. She expects to realize more goals she has set. Currently, she also sells some vegetables such as lettuce, carrots, chayotes and tomatoes, sometimes also apples and oranges. She expects to continue increasing her merchandise to keep helping her husband economically and improving her house. She is requesting this loan to buy beans and vegetables.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elisabet Falgueras

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