A loan of $900 helped to buy more merchandise like sweet snacks, candies, soaps, detergents, grains, oils, soups, bread, etc.


Maria Placidia's story

Maria is a 62 year old single mother who lives in her own home with her 19 year old daughter who’s in school. She’s had a store for several years. She’s a very hardworking person, well known in her neighborhood for the friendly manner she has with her customers. She has a lot of experience with getting loans, and thanks to her work she’s been able to meet the family’s expenses. Maria is asking for a loan to invest in her business and in the purchase of merchandise like sweet snacks, candies, soaps, detergents, grains, oils, soups, bread, etc. She’ll be able to increase her income and give her family a stable economic future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jodi Nelan



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