A loan of $1,100 helped to buy shoes, cosmetics, and beverages to sell.

Mónica Liliana's story

This borrower is from the city of Machala. She started her business after her last pregnancy because she needed income. Her husband helped her set up a store and a diner, both of which she has managed to this very day. She works three days a week selling food and on the other days she sells shoes and cosmetics. The borrower is married and her husband works as a butcher. They have four children who attend a state school in the neighborhood.

In the future, she aspires to have a business in her house, maintain a restaurant in the city market, and see that her children remain healthy.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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