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A loan of $1,700 helped to purchase stock (clothing) and improve shelves.


María Cielo's story

“In life, not everything is obtained overnight; some things require a process that costs effort and sacrifice”. With these words, María Cielo, a 40 year old woman with an 11 year old daughter, tells us how she has managed to build her business. She said that she began selling products through catalogs and that she was gradually saving to implement her business plan until her dream materialized. Today, she feels fortunate for the blessings that God has given her and is thankful for life’s many joys. Thanks to her work, her daughter has had the opportunity to study and she has been able to get her family ahead and offer them a decent life. Although a part of her dream is already a reality, Maria wishes to continue growing as a businesswoman. She wants her business to have more stock and better shelves and so she is requesting a loan that will enable her to carry out its purpose.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Francoletti-Putz



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