A loan of $600 helped to buy wholesale clothing, laundry brushes, and paste.


Lorena Marilu's story

Lorena, 46, sells clothing, laundry brushes, and paste in nearby neighborhoods as a street vendor. She manages to pay household expenses with her income and with help from her children. She lives in a rented house with her two children and her granddaughter. Lorena has applied for a loan to buy wholesale inventory so that she can earn more, continue her business, and give her family a better life.

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