A loan of $500 helped to purchase staple grains, sweets, canned food, drinks, soaps and other products for her grocery store.


Santos's story

Santos lives with her granddaughter in their own house, and she operates a small grocery store that sells a variety of useful products, including: staple grains, milk, bread, soaps, sweets and other items. Santos has worked at her business for many years, and she has a lot of experience with sales and buying products in bulk that will allow her to generate the best profit margins. Her store is located in her house, which is on a fairly busy street and allows a wide range of customers to pass by the business. Her customers prefer to shop at her store, since she offers a great selection of high quality products at affordable prices and her service is excellent.

Santos is an active, entrepreneurial woman who is dedicated to her work and desires to get ahead in life. She is always looking for new opportunities to grow and strengthen her business, a vision that has led her to INTEGRAL and to request this loan. She plans to use the support from this loan to purchase staple grains, sweets, canned food, drinks, soaps and other items to stock her store. With good references and a history of prompt repayments, Santos is confident that she can repay this loan. She is grateful for this opportunity and hopes this investment will help her to provide a better quality of life for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gillian Goodrich



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