A loan of $425 helped to buy paint for her house.


Maria Esmeralda's story

María Esmeralda is an older woman, single, who alone seeks a way to earn a living selling cosmetics and clothing in the house where she lives and in her neighborhood. With this loan she wishes to buy paint to paint a part of her house, with the objective of giving it more life so that her home will appear pretty.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Kendall



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