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A loan of $275 helped purchase ingredients and raw materials.

Marleny's story

Marleny is a 57 year old single mother of 5 children. She has had to bring them up alone because her husband has never been responsible. Life has not been easy for her. Five months ago they were without a home because of a fire that happened in their area that completely destroyed their home. Because of this, she decided to work selling food. She started her business with selling fried foods, snacks, breakfasts and lunches. Every day she works from 4:30 in the morning until 7 at night. Her biggest dream is to open a seafood restaurant. Now she is requesting the loan to purchase ingredients and raw materials for making her products, since she does not have the capital to make this investment in her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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