A loan of $500 helped to buy sandals, trousers and shirts.

Maria Trinidad's story

Maria is 53 years old. A native of León, she currently lives in Granada; she is single and she has 3 grown-up children. She is a retailed. She started working since she was very young, at first as primary and secondary school teacher, to then engaged in selling clothes and sandals as a street vendor. This last activity currently provides her daily bread, but she can also count on her daughter’s support. She hopes to keep on engaging in her activity in order to offer more products to her customers.

Maria is requesting a loan to buy more sandals and more clothes such as trousers and shirts, in order to meet her customers’ requests. In the future she wants to set her activity in her own house and to buy a display cabinet where to present her products.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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