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A loan of $500 helped to buy more vegetables at wholesale prices and ingredients to make vinegar.

Marlene Leticia's story

Marlene is 37 years old and sells vegetables and makes vinegar for pickling vegetables for a living. She has had her business for a few years. It is located in the market near her home. With the earnings from her sales she manages to cover her household costs. She lives with her husband and son in their own house.

Marlene is applying for a loan to be able to buy more vegetables at wholesale prices and the ingredients to make vinegar, to be able to give her family greater financial stability.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Clare Hearty

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