A loan of $1,025 helped to buy wholesale leather footwear.


Olga Mercedes's story

Olga is 51 years old and has two children. She makes her living selling a variety of footwear to indigenous rural women. She has her sales stall in a very trafficked area of the city of La Paz. This loan is her first with the institution. Olga is going to use this loan to purchase wholesale leather footwear, so that she can offer a variety of footwear to her clientele. The reason she is applying for this loan is to continue improving her business. Olga is going to use the proceeds to continue buying a variety of merchandise. She is a very hardworking person and is happy for this opportunity. Her desire is to be able to offer her wholesale products at various markets and fairs in the different departments at a national level.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Deepa Ramesh



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