A loan of $600 helped to buy tomato, potato, onion, chilli, mango, jocote, etc.


Catalina Rosa's story

Doña Catalina, age 63, lives in her own home with her son and granddaughter. She sells fruits and vegetables in the market located near her home. She has a large clientele because of her kindness and good prices. With her income from her work she is able to cover some household costs. Catalina is requesting a loan for the purchase of more merchandise: tomato, potato, onion, chilli, mango, jocote, etc. This way she will have more variety and be able to provide better customer service. This will allow her to obtain a greater income and provide her family with a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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