A loan of $650 helped to buy clothes, cosmetics and school supplies.


Elvia Leticia's story

Elvia, 25, is married and has a one-year-old son. They all live in Ojo de Agua, San Antonio Palopó canton, department of Sololá. She says that she has a store at home, where she has been selling clothes and cosmetics for five years. Thanks to God, her business is prosperous because she offers a wide variety and her customers do not have to go somewhere else to find them. Through this business, she makes enough to cover the home expenses. Elvia is requesting a loan of Q 5,000 [GTQ] to buy clothes, cosmetics and school supplies, in order to offer a better service to her clients. Her dream is to expand her business and improve her family’s living conditions with the profits.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand



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