A loan of $300 helped to buy sweets, basic grains, soap, deodorants etc.


Felipa De Jesus's story

Doña Felipa is 43 years old and lives in her own house with her family. She has run a shop for more than 8 years from her home. It is a very popular business in the area since she does not have a lot of competition, and she has also managed to gain the trust of her customers through her friendly nature and the good prices she offers. Thanks to her work she is able to cover a lot of her costs.

Doña Felipa is asking for a loan to buy merchandise such as sweets, basic grains, soap, deodorants etc. so that she can stock up her shop and supply the large demand she faces, increase her income and improve her quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jessica Brown



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