A loan of $675 helped to buy sheets and curtains.

Magdalena Maggi's story

Magdalena, 39, lives in Guayaquil. She started her business buying personal use items and gradually noticed that she could invest more in the business and that’s when sales started to increase. She currently sells items for the home like sheets and curtains. She works with her mother every day from 1pm until 6pm. The difficulty she faces is crime because she’s afraid of having her goods stolen. She’s single and has no children yet; she still lives with her mother and she works both to cover home and personal expenses. She wants to use the loan to buy sheets and curtains to sell. Her dream is to have more products to offer her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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