A loan of $825 helped to buy lottery tickets and stock merchandise for the store.


María Teresa's story

This client is from the Suburbio sector of Guayaquil. She started years ago selling snacks from place to place and did very well. After this, she set up a store and also sold lottery tickets and has been doing this for 15 years. She now has a good clientele that buy from her daily or weekly. She spends mornings selling lottery tickets and afternoons tending to the store with help from her children. She’s been separated for the last 13 years and has three children who are 18, 15 and 13 years of age who attend local public schools. She needs a loan now to buy lottery tickets and stock merchandise for her store.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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