A loan of $500 helped to buy firewood, flour and corn.


Maria Elsi's story

María continues working from her home at the small businesses she runs. She is requesting a new loan she will use to purchase firewood, flour and corn and also clothing for adults and children. Thus she will be able to continue with her two businesses and generate an income for her household.

The previous loan enabled her to expand her businesses and compete by having more products to offer, such as a variety of clothes. She says that the loans have allowed her to continue helping her family and they have also improved sales.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney


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