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Marlene

El Salvador
El Salvador / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $600 helped to buy soft drinks, water, corn, beans, fried pork rind, cheese, tomatoes, etc.


Marlene's story

Marlene is 51 years old and lives in her own house together with her life partner and their three children. She runs a food stall where she sells stuffed corn tortillas and drinks, and she also sells clothes. Her business is located in a commercial area, and therefore she has an established clientele with a preference for her products.

She is a person with good personal references, responsible and honest, and this is how she has been able to pay for many of the family's expenses. Marlene is applying for this loan in order to buy more merchandise and ingredients for her business, such as soft drinks, water, corn, beans, fried pork rind, cheese, tomatoes, etc. so that she can increase her sales and offer her family a stable economic future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Isabel Valencia



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: August 26, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: August 26, 2013