A loan of $1,150 helped to buy basic consumable items such as rice, beans and sugar.

Martha Estela's story

Martha runs a shop selling essential items. She lives in her own house together with her 11-year-old son. She has earned her living from this business for 14 years. She started the business 15 years ago with her own money. 

She is asking for a loan to buy basic consumable products for we home such as rice, beans and sugar so that she can offer her customers more merchandise. This will help her to increase the volume of her business with the aim of increasing her income and improving her quality of life. Her dream is to expand her business and help her son academically so that he succeeds and has the opportunity for a brighter future. 

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer KAROLINA KOSZELSKI

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