A loan of $1,325 helped buy food items.

Carmen Edith's story

57-year old Carmen is from a humble background. She tells us that she is a hardworking woman, keen to make progress in life. Household chores have always been a big part of her life as even as a child she had to help her mother prepare food. Later on she earned her living working in a restaurant. With this experience and a desire for a better future, Carmen managed to start her own business selling meals.

In order to improve service and continue growing her business, she is now seeking a loan to buy everyday food items. Her dream is to have her own premises and open a large restaurant.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane A

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