A loan of $1,000 helped to buy stock merchandise for her store.

Candelaria Amelia's story

Candelaria, 44, is a single mother of two daughters who are 15 and 18 years of age and attend school; they live in her own house. Candelaria’s a very responsible and hardworking mother who has managed to move her family forward. She owns a grocery store where she sells food items like bread, soft-drinks, oil, vegetables, fruit and snacks and also basic staples like soap and shampoo, among others; the store is located at home. Candelaria is requesting a loan to better stock the store so she can provide better customer service thus improving sales which is her priority in order to support her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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