A loan of $1,425 helped to purchase foodstuffs for daily consumption to sell.


Maria Elena's story

Maria Elena is 38 years old and is married. She has a store where she sells a variety of products such as: dairy products, deli meats, candies, soft drinks, juices, biscuits, also pasta, rice, corn and beans. Elena has had her store for 13 years already, and she now handles a larger amount of resources. Now she would like to continue to invest in the same way to have a greater variety to offer her clients. She now has a goal and a dream: Her daughter studies and she would like to be able to save money for her education. She is requesting this loan to buy foodstuffs for daily consumption.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Huras



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