A loan of $900 helped to buy rice, sugar and oil.

Maria Zoila's story

She lives in Guayaquil. She started her business selling vegetables and legumes because she had no steady job. She started gradually to improve her income and bought early in the market in order to have her small store. She now has a store. Her difficulty in the business is thieves because there are quite a few in the sector where she lives. She’s single and all her children are adults. She wants to use the loan to buy rice, sugar and oil to improve the products she has in her store. Her dream is to have a large business of her own.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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