A loan of $500 helped to buy stock merchandise for her food stand.

Maricela Del Carmen's story

Maricela is a successful enterprising woman. She’s 32, married and has four children aged 15, 10, 9 and 3. Her business is a snack shop in a local public school near her community. She’s been in this line of work for three years. She sell food, soft-drinks, canned juice, boxed juice, cheese puffs, ice-cream, frozen treats, enchiladas, tacos, fresh fruit, etc.

She will use the loan to buy products like soft-drinks, Coca-Cola, basic grains like rice and beans, sugar, oil, snacks, canned juice, boxed juice, tortillas, beef, chicken, salt, pepper, tomato sauce, onions, peppers, frozen treats, etc.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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