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Total loan: $800
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Margarita

Bolivia
La Paz, Bolivia / Home Products Sales

A loan of $800 helped to buy merchandise to stock her store.


Margarita's story

Sra. Margarita is 55. She sells basic staples in her corner store, located in the Alto San Isidro zone. This is her first loan cycle with the institution. She will use it for the purchase of merchandise for her business, such as groceries, sweets and pop. There is a lot of demand for her business, which will increase her sales; this is why she is requesting this loan. She needs to stock her business. Margarita faces challenges in her business, namely competition; there are several stores in the area. She will use her profits to buy more stock for her store in order to keep expanding more every day. Her goal for her business is to keep selling and to have a well-stocked store. This way she will be able to expand her business and improve her income with the goal of improving her and her family's quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: May 29, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: May 29, 2013