A loan of $500 helped to buy meat, rice, vegetables, and a bigger kitchen, among other products.

Gladys Marina's story

Gladys works selling food. She has owned a dining hall for two years and she learnt the profession in her last job. Currently she runs the business from Monday to Friday as a source of income to give her family a more stable life.

Gladys lives in her mother's house, she is a single mother and has three children who are studying.

The loan she is applying for will help her to buy meat, rice, vegetables, and a larger kitchen among other products related to the business. This will allow her to increase her stock and also earn more income. Her objective is to strengthen her business further and offer her loved ones a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Gulvin

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