A loan of $200 helped to buy clothes to sell.


Fatima Del Socorro's story

Fátima, 25, is from Granada. She’s the mother of one son and she’s a merchant by occupation. She sells groceries. Fátima is a Kiva client and she used her first loan to buy some bales of used and new clothes to offer her customers more variety. She hopes to grow in business and improve profits to have more income and be able to invest more in her grocery store.

She now needs a second loan that she’ll invest in clothes like the last time. All are products needed to stock her business’ inventory still more. She feels that this loan will be of great use to her because her sales will increase generating higher profits that she’ll reinvest in her business and use to do home improvements. Her future plan is to expand the business and that it generates higher income so she and her family can get ahead.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz


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