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A loan of $500 helped to buy basic grains, cookies, sodas, oil, beans, soap, and other items.


Antonia's story

Antonia is 48 years old and originally from Estelí. She is a single mother of a 19-year-old child. Antonia is a merchant who owns a convenience store. She started in the retail trade at the age of 40, using her own capital. The money was given to her by her father so that she could establish her own business. She is very satisfied with the daily income generated from her business. Her daughter helps her with the business. Her expectation is to grow her convenience store.


Antonia is requesting this loan so that she can buy basic grains, cookies, sodas, oil, beans, soap, and other items. She believes the loan will help her buy all the merchandise that she currently does not have. Her plan is to increase the inventory of her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica


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