A loan of $650 helped to buy rice, sugar and oil.

Justa Angela's story

Justa lives in Libertad Canton. She’s 60-years-old and has no children. She decided to seek work to get ahead with her family but since no one would give her the opportunity to work for a firm decided to gather money together to open her own general store.

Her business has grown gradually and as of now has the required clientele. Justa works in her business by herself every day. She will use the loan to buy rice, sugar, oil, etc. Her goal is to expand the business and to set it up at home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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