A loan of $550 helped to buy dental supplies such as alcohol, cotton, tweezers, etc.


Jackelin's story

Jackelin, 31, is a hard-working, determined woman who is both cheerful and kind to people. She is married to Justo who is a nursing technician and father of their only son. Together they live comfortqably in their own home. Jackelin is a dentist and runs a clinic from home where she also sells dental supplies. She is kind to her customers and offers them promotions of her favorite products so her customer base has grown.

She started her business with her own capital over five years ago and her husband helps her attend to the customers. Before beginning the business she did not have her own income as she was studying. With the support of her husband she decided to become a successful entrepreneur and help with household expenses. This is her seventh loan through Kiva and she is grateful for the financial support she is receiving in order to get ahead. She is committed to paying back the loan on time and will use the 1,500 PEN to buy dental supplies such as alcohol, cotton, tweezers, etc.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess


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