A loan of $1,300 helped to buy merchandise like blouses, pants, and underwear.


Martha Esperanza's story

Martha, age 40, lives in Libertad. She started her business selling clothes. Then, she was increasing her business little by little. She works alone all day. On occasions when she has a lot of work or a family emergency, her husband helps her. With God’s help it is going very well for her. She is married. Her husband helps her by working as a taxi driver. She does not have children. She and her husband help each other to get ahead with the household expenses. She wants to use the loan to buy blouses, pants, and underwear so that her business will continue growing. She wants to continue investing in more merchandise in order to be able to have greater income and to be able to pay for the household expenses.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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