A loan of $650 helped to buy products for her store.


Maria Sabina's story

Maria Sabina is 47 years old and a widow. In school she went as far as the primary grades, and has two children, of whom one goes to school. She has a grocery store business. She started this business with a small amount of capital, and so far has 20 years of experience. She is applying for a loan that she will use to purchase products for stocking her store, such as soft drinks, juices, canned foods, noodles, sugar, candy, etc. Someday she hopes to have a grocery business that distributes products to other stores.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie



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