A loan of $1,000 helped to buy clothes by the bale.


Paola Andrea's story

Paola, 19, is single and works selling second-hand clothes. Her sales stand is in a very crowded street market in the city of Santa Cruz. This loan is her first sequence in the institution and Paola will use it to buy bales of second-hand clothes for her business. Her reason for requesting this loan is lack of capital. Paola’s business challenge is the daily competition she faces. She will use profits to continue improving her sales stand. Her wish for her business is to have assorted merchandise in stock to offer variety of products to her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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