A loan of $1,100 helped to buy construction materials.


Teresa María's story

This borrower is from the Orquideas neighborhood of Guayaquil. She started her business selling cosmetics because she had always enjoyed commerce and sales, and most of all, to bring an income to her household. She works on her own every day, varying her schedule according to the orders that her customers make. She is married, and her husband is a construction supervisor. She has 3 minor children who attend the public school in the area where they live. In the future, she would like to fix up her house, expand her business, and see her children finish their university degrees. At this time, she needs a loan to buy construction materials to make some improvements to her house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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