A loan of $600 helped to buy basic foods, candies, eggs, breads, and beverages.


Graciela's story

Graciela, who is 64 years old, lives with her life companion and their children in their own house. She has a store where she sells basic products, such as beans, milk, eggs, and bread, among other items. She has had her business for many years, and this has given her experience in sales that allows her to obtain the best earnings. Her store is located in her home, in a very busy area. This has given her a lot of customers. People prefer her because she always has what they need, with quality products, affordable prices, and unequaled service. She is always at the command of the customers. Graciela is a woman dedicated to her work, energetic, and with many goals for the future. Her greatest secret for achieving success is perseverance and love of work. She knows that only this way will she achieve what she desires. Like every good businesswoman, she wants to increase her business and make a new investment, but she needs capital. For this reason, she is applying to INTEGRAL for a loan that will allow her to buy basic foodstuffs, candies, eggs, bread, beverages, etc. Graciela has good payment references. She confirms that she will repay the debt and at the same time she is confident that she will give her family a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry



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