A loan of $600 helped to buy oil, meat, vegetables, tables, and chairs.

Maria Fidelina's story

María is a single mother who is fighting in order for her children to prosper. María owns the house where she lives alongside her parents. Her parents depend on María's income. Dedicated to looking after her family, María had the idea of starting a small restaurant, where she could put into practice her experience in the kitchen.

María will use this loan to buy oil, meat, vegetables, chairs, and tables. With these items she will be able to provide her customers with better service, a variety of dishes, and can give the business a better look.

María dreams of expanding her business, of having more new customers, and of generating the income that she needs to pay off her loan so that she can apply for another loan. However, above all, she wants to give her family a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw

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