A loan of $900 helped to buy tables and chairs, as well as perfumes and cosmetics.


Patricia Alexandra's story

This borrower resides in Machala. She started her business after she left the job where was employed. She decided to sell food from her house on the weekends and has been able to maintain this business with her family. The borrower works with her daughter. In her spare time, she also sells cosmetics and beauty products.

The borrower is in a common-law relationship and her husband works as a city taxi driver. Her other child attends a state school in the neighborhood where they live. In the future, she wants to open a restaurant in her house and help her husband buy his own vehicle for work. At the moment, she needs a loan in order to buy tables, chairs, perfumes, and cosmetics.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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