A loan of $1,625 helped to buy tables, chairs and to equip the bathroom.

Verónica Yenicia's story

This client is from Portoviejo. She started out selling ‘corviches’ [fish-filled, deep-fried banana balls] because she had no one to help her support her children. She’d make them at home and her children would sell them. She now has a small locale and she’s open from 3-8pm. She’s a single mother of three children who are 16, 9 and 7 years of age. The oldest attends secondary school and the younger ones attend the local public school. She wants to use the loan to buy tables and chairs and to install a bathroom in her café.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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