A loan of $500 helped to buy beans, rice, sugar, oil and more.


Cristina Del Carmen's story

Cristina lives with her husband and both are working in order to get ahead. Cristina has had a shop for five years, and she works from 6.30am until 7pm. With no other shops in the area, Cristina has no competition.

Cristina needs this loan as it will allow her to buy a variety of products for her shop. She needs to buy beans, rice, sugar, oil and other items.. This investment will help Cristina to satisfy her customers' needs.

Cristina's dream is to have a large, well-established shop.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw


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