A loan of $825 helped to buy wholesale supplies such as rice, noodles, and potatoes.


Catalina Modesta's story

Catalina, 52, is a widow with two grown children. She sells food from a stall in Cotapachi. This is her first loan cycle with the institution. Catalina will use the loan to buy wholesale supplies such as rice, noodles, and potatoes to prepare an even wider variety of her dishes for her customers.

Catalina wishes to continue improving her business with this loan. She will use her profits to buy more supplies and to increase her income. Catalina works very hard and is happy with the opportunity offered to her since this is the only work she has to support herself and see her family get ahead.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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