A loan of $1,550 helped to buy fixed assets (displays and shelves) and to stock at wholesale prices (vegetables, grains, pasta, cleaning products and other basic needs products).


Erisbey's story

Erisbey is 35 years old, single and has no children. She is currently unemployed and it hasn't been easy to find new employment opportunities, this is why with the goal to generate her own income, has decided to start her own business, a convenience store where she will also sell legumes, she already has the location for it in a popular neighborhood of the city where she lives; the business was set up with savings she had, but she now wanting to request a loan, to invest it in buying fixed assets (displays and shelves) and to stock at wholesale prices (vegetables, grains, pasta, cleaning products and other basic needs products), this will give her the possibility to start with the business idea, with which she hopes to attract many customers, who will see the quality of her products and the service she provides, hoping the latter will differentiate her and help her build a client base and as a result, sales. Erisbey is active, entrepreneurial and works hard, day to day she is looking for new possibilities to open doors that will help her progress and improve her quality of life, and this way move towards achieving her mail goal which is to have a mini-market that is well-known, profitable and sustainable over time, with which she hopes to generate jobs to mothers that are heads of their household.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt



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