A loan of $425 helped to buy general merchandise, especially children's clothing, knick-knacks, garments, cosmetics, clothing for adults, and other products.

Edelmira De Los Angeles's story

Edelmira de los Angeles, 26, is single with three children, ages 9, 8, and 2. The two oldest are in elementary school. She works selling general merchandise like clothing for children and adults, knick-knacks, garments, cosmetics, etc. She has had her business for ten years. She sells as a street vendor near work centers and other sellers. She sells on credit and gets payments weekly and bi-weekly. She has been able to advance and she has a good payment history. She buys in Managua. She is applying for a loan to invest in working capital so that she can offer her customers a large variety of merchandise. Her customer base has been growing and she has had greater demand, thanks to the fact that she is always stocking up with new and season-appropriate merchandise.

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