A loan of $1,250 helped purchase supplies for her grocery store.

Maria's story

Maria owns a small grocery store and also a diner. She has run these businesses for more than seven years. She is separated and lives with her children, and this work is how she has been able to provide them with everything they need.

She is a hard working, enterprising person with good repayment discipline. She wants to keep working and fighting for a better future. Her goal is to keep growing and eventually get a better location where she can make her customers more comfortable.

Maria is requesting this loan to invest in the purchase of supplies for the grocery stores, such as vegetables, drinks, dairy products, baked goods, and more. She is grateful for the assistance that she is receiving as it will help her a lot.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Shannon Skoglund

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