A loan of $525 helped to buy merchandise wholesale (pastries, cookies, sodas, dairy products, coffee, brown sugar, and more).


Rosalba's story

Rosalba is a woman of age who lives with her husband. She has run her business for approximately 10 years. It is a convenience store located in the living room of her house. She offers all types of staple products and she has had good results. This activity came about out of necessity of helping her husband with the household expenses and to feel useful. Little by little she learned empirically about managing the business and at the same time she has been able to run her home. This client says that her age doesn't stop her from fighting for her goals. For that she is always seeking alternatives that will allow her to advance. She is asking for the help of the loan to buy merchandise wholesale (pastries, cookies, sodas, dairy products, coffee, brown sugar, and more). In this way, she will have a wider variety of products available to offer her buyers and be able to fulfill the diverse tastes and needs. The result will be an increase in her income. Rosalba wants to continue with his work so that in the near future she will be able to finish building her house and be able to enjoy the rest of her old age and be able to enjoy the rest of her old age next to the man who has accompanied her this whole time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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