A loan of $175 helped invest in work capital to buy and sell recyclable glass bottles.


Santos Gabriela's story

Santos Gabriela is 59 years old, she is a single mother to five children all who are adults and are financially independent. Santos is originally from Chinandega a place located in the western part of the country. She works in recycling and sells glass containers. She has worked in this field for over 21 years. Santos is a very hard worker, responsible and has shown her responsibility by paying her previous loan quotas on time and properly. The loan will be used to invest in work capital and to buy more bottles to sell. Santos Gabriela is grateful for the support given to her by the kiva lenders who give people with limited resources and poor countries like Nicaragua the opportunity to have dignified work.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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