A loan of $875 helped to buy quinoa and merchandise.


Gimena Lincena's story

Gimena is 23 years old. Gimena works in the sales of a variety of staples such as groceries, sweets, soft drinks, and a variety of items in her neighborhood store that is located in Batallas. This loan is her first sequence through the institution. Gimena is going to use this loan for the purchase of a variety of grocery items, such as quinoa and rice, wholesale to supply her business and therefore provide a variety of products to her customers. Her reason for applying for this loan is to continue improving her business. Gimena is going to use the profits to continue buying products and therefore improve her income since this is the time of high demand. Her wish for her business is to have a grocery store to therefore provide a better service to her clientele. Gimena is happy for the opportunity provided since this is the only activity that allows her to support herself.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sarah Tyler



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