A loan of $550 helped to buy a heater, display case and basic materials.


Luz Marina's story

Luz is 57 years old and a widow. With a lot of effort and sacrifice, Luz now has to bring up her four children and help them get ahead in life. She has worked in various position over the last twenty years but she now wants to work independently selling fried foods in her local town.

In order to enjoy her old age peacefully, Luz is applying for a loan to invest in buying a heater, display and case and basic materials. This will allow her to start up her business and improve her quality of living.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw



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