A loan of $275 helped to buy products to sell in her general store: rice, plantains, beans, vegetables, eggs, and other items.


Juana Emilia's story

Juana lives in the city of Bonao in the northern part of the country, and has been the owner of a small general store for six years. In her general store she sells various products for daily use. Juana wishes to obtain a loan of 10,600 pesos. This is to increase her inventory by buying more merchandise, such as sacks of rice, beans, cartons of eggs, plantains, and other items. Juana wants her business to grow more and more, because as the business grows, her family prospers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie


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