A loan of $500 helped to purchase pants, shirts, shorts and cosmetics.


Teresita De Jesus's story

Teresita is 54 years old and is a native of Leon. She has been selling clothing as a street vendor for over 10 years. Her husband helps her to sell clothing, shoes, umbrellas, sheets, slippers and different household items. They support one another in their efforts to get ahead. She is requesting this loan in order to purchase pants, shirts, shorts and cosmetics. Her purpose is to open new sales routes in the outskirts of the city, and to open her own merchandise store.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Roberto Henry


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