A loan of $1,000 helped to buy soft drinks, sweets, groceries, and cookies to restock her store.


Emma Rufina's story

Sra. Emma is 25 years old, married, and has two children (ages 1 and 4). She sells basic necessity products and fruit at her neighborhood store located in the District of Rodríguez. This loan is her first transaction with Emprender.


Sra. Emma will use this loan to buy merchandise such as soft drinks, sweets, groceries, and cookies to restock her neighborhood store. The reason why she is requesting the loan is because she needs to expand and restock her store. Sra. Emma confronts challenges in her business, such as increasing her clientele. Her profits will be used to improve her quality of life and that of her family. She hopes in time to have her own warehouse so that she can generate more income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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