A loan of $1,500 helped to buy fizzy drinks, bottled water, juices, chicken, meat, rice and beans.

Lucila Migdalia's story

Lucila is 49 years old. A native of Mal Pasillo, a suburb of the town of León, she is the mother of 3 grown-up children. She is a retailer and she has been running a small café for 1 year; she has succeeded in studying up to the third years of secondary school. She started her activity when she was 47 thank to small loans from various institutions, as she needed a way to survive and to earn a living for herself, and she saw that hers was a very good area to start a retailing activity as sales were quite satisfactory. She fells deeply satisfied because she earns an income on a daily basis. Her husband and an employee help her running her activity. She wishes that her activity keeps on growing and to succeed in keeping it established and lucrative.
In this occasion she is requesting a loan to buy fizzy drinks, bottled water, juices, chicken, meat, rice and beans in order to stuck up her inventory with more products, thus succeeding in satisfying her customers’ needs by selling them the products they need the most. In the future she plans on having an account for her savings to be used for emergencies, while her future goal is to repay this loan to then request a new one.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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