A loan of $625 helped to buy rice, beans, sugar, cooking oil, beef, chicken, vegetables, and perishables, among others.


Merali's story

Mareli is a 33 year old small businesswoman. She is from Catarina, and she is married. She has five minor children, and they help her take care of the business. She sells handicrafts and fried food at her house.

She will use the loan to buy raw material for the fried food business. She will buy things like rice, beans, sugar, cooking oil, beef, chicken, vegetables, and perishables, among others.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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