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A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a display case and disposable to-go boxes and cups.


Delfina's story

Delfina is a 39 year old woman. She lives in the city of Chincha with her husband and two small children, whom she loves and who are her main reason for living. She is a kind, hardworking and enthusiastic person who with her husband dedicates all her efforts to getting her family ahead. Thanks to her efforts, Delfina was able to take some small courses in pastry making. In her free time, she likes to listen to music and sometimes cook a delicious Arroz con Pollo to share with her family.

Omn her own initiative, with a lot of effort and dedication, Delfina works at her small business selling breakfasts. She works every day from the early hours of the morning and can do it for approximately 4 hours. She is happy doing her work and believes that it is going well for her because of her good cooking, low prices and the friendly treatment she gives to her customers.

Delfina is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to their help she can buy a small display case, and disposable to-go boxes and cups for beverages. This way, Delfina will have her business better set up and can serve more customers. She can keep working and striving to achieve her big dream of owning her own business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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