A loan of $1,575 helped to buy clothes, CD’s, and varied items, etc.

Mabel Patricia's story

Maribel lives in the Playas canton. She is 28 years old, married, and has four minor children. She made the decision to look for work so that her children could finish his education.

As no one offered her work, she decided to get together the money she had in order to open her own business. Her business grew, little by little, until she had a varied assortment well-stocked.

Mabel gets up at 6:00 a.m. every day. She leaves her children at school, and she then opens her business at 8:00 a.m.

She will use the loan to buy clothes, CD’s, and varied items, etc. Her goal is to have income to buy construction materials in order to improve her business and her house.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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