A loan of $1,050 helped to buy grains like rice and beans, sugar, oil, beef, chicken, salt, and popular medications, as well as renovate her grocery store.


Mariela Del Carmen's story

Maricela is an enterprising woman. She is 29 years old, married, and has three children who are two, three, and thirteen years old, respectively. She has been the owner of a grocery store and Internet cafe for ten years. She also sells new clothing and Avon and Vogue cosmetics. She has been a client of our institution for ten consecutive years and has shown responsibility and timeliness in her payments.

Her husband helps her manage her Internet cafe business. With the previous loan she was able to purchase two computers and a copy machine, and also invested in more products for her grocery store. She will invest this loan in purchasing grains like rice and beans, sugar, oil, beef, chicken, salt, and commonly used medications. She will also make home improvements in order to have a better business location for her grocery store. She will buy construction materials like cement, sand, blocks, gravel, iron, etc.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariana Sanchis



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