A loan of $1,000 helped to buy merchandise to restock her store.


Selinda's story

Sra. Selinda is 34 years old and has two children, age 9 and 12, who are of school age. She sells basic necessity products at her neighborhood store in the town of Taruma. This loan is her first transaction with Emprender. She will use the loan to buy merchandise to restock her business, such as groceries, sweets, and soft drinks. Her reason for requesting this loan is to satisfy the great demand with needed inventory, which will increase her sales.


Sra. Selinda faces challenges in her business, including competition from the different stores in the area. By utilizing the benefits of this loan, she will be able to buy more merchandise and restock her store, which will help her keep growing each day. Her wish for her business is to continue selling and having a store that is stocked. As a result, she will grow her business, increase her earnings, and improve her quality of life and that of her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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