A loan of $500 helped to buy potatoes, onions, tomatoes, bananas, pineapples, etc.

Maria Petronila's story

Maria is 47 years old. She lives with her husband and three children in a house she owns. She is a fruit and vegetable seller. She has had her business for 3 years and that has given her the necessary experience to be able to run it. She sells in the market that is close to her home. She has a lot of customers because she sells her fruit and vegetables at a good price. Maria is asking for a loan to be able to buy bananas, oranges, potatoes, plantains, and everything she needs to grow her business. This way, she will have satisfied customers when they come to her to buy her products. She will be able to have better profits that will help her give her family a good life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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