A loan of $525 helped to buy trousers, skirts, blouses, undergarments, and T-shirts.

Luz Del Transito's story

Luz del Transito is 39 years old, married, and has two children (ages 19 and 8) who are studying. She lives in the Department of Chinandega, which is located in the western part of the country. Her business involves selling new clothes and cosmetics. She has eight years of experience. Luz del Transito is a hardworking and responsible woman who desires to achieve personal growth. Her job involves working about 10 hours a day as a street vendor. She has established customers to whom she offers her merchandise. Luz del Transito offers her merchandise on credit and collects payment every 15 days.

Her business emerged out of necessity because she had to have income for her family and to help with the many household expenses. At the moment, her business is profitable and she has seen improvements in her earnings and her income. The goal of this loan is to invest the money as operating capital for purchasing new clothes such as trousers, skirts, blouses, undergarments, and T-shirts.

Luz del Transito has dreams and goals, such as seeing her children become professionals. She is grateful for the assistance Kiva lenders are providing to people who have limited resources and are from poor countries, such as Nicaragua. This enables them to have a decent life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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