A loan of $700 helped to buy stock merchandise for the store.


Vanessa Graciela's story

Vanessa, 23, is a young woman who is very dedicated to good customer service. She owns a general store and currently lives with her aunt, her brother and her 5-year-old daughter who is attending Kindergarten at school.

Her grandmother was who started investing in the store 15 years ago but Vanessa is the current owner and manager. She’s helped her grandmother with sales for a long time and now wants to invest a little more in the store.

The loan she’s requesting is to buy more goods for the store improving her income and to meet demand from potential customers she has. Her dream is that her daughter does well in her studies and is able to complete a university career.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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