A loan of $1,300 helped to buy irons, kitchen shelving, dishes, etc.

Gelly Cristina's story

Gelly lives in Las Orquideas, the northern sector of the city of Guayaquil. She is 36 years old and married. She has one 9-year-old son who attends a public school in the area. Her husband works as a security guard.

Gelly began with the dream of having her own business, and then her husband bought her merchandise with some money he had saved. Now she dedicates herself to her business and sells to her friends and relatives. She works Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. She wants to use the loan to buy merchandise such as irons, kitchen shelving, dishes, etc.

Her dream is to have her own store and not sell on the street anymore.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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