A loan of $1,325 helped to buy sweets.


Maria's story

Maria is 61 years old and is dedicated to her family. Since her husband abandoned her, she has fought for her two children to be able to get ahead and have better opportunities. She started working as a street vendor, going around her city to sell all kinds of sweets. The city government later gave her the opportunity to set up her business in a food stall.

Today, she is satisfied because her quality of life has improved considerably. With the aim of raising her income and expanding her business, Maria is asking for a loan in order to invest in purchasing goods to sell.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Will Morningstar



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