A loan of $450 helped to buy merchandise for her shop.

Martha Odilia's story

Martha is 49 years old and lives with her husband in their own house. She has a shop where she sells essential items such as beans, milk, eggs and bread. She has had this business for 12 years and this has provided her with sale experience which has allowed her to increase her sales. It is located in her house, and is well-known by the inhabitants of the area. She has a lot of customers, since her shop is well-stocked.

Martha wants to expand her business and carry out a new investment buy she needs capital and for this reason she is asking for a loan so that she can buy the necessary items for her shop and in this way improve her family's quality of life. 

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer KAROLINA KOSZELSKI

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