A loan of $350 helped to buy toilet paper, laundry soap, bath soap, and soft drinks.


Ileana Del Socorro's story

Ileana is an entrepreneurial micro-businesswoman who makes a living selling toilet paper, laundry soap, bath soap, and soft drinks in one of the most populous markets in the capital. She has been carrying out this business for three years.

She has two children in her care who are 4 and 15 years old. Her husband and her older son help her make sales in her business. She started her business as a street vendor selling only cold water and now she has a fixed location in the market where she sells a variety of products.

She will invest the loan in the purchase of toilet paper, laundry soap, bath soap, detergent, etc.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Carrie N.



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