A loan of $950 helped to buy: cosmetics, clothes, shoes, among others.


Luz Marina's story

Luz, a native from the city of Estelí, is 52 years old, married and the mother of one son. She is a merchant by trade, she makes her living at the small grocery store. 10 years ago, she started her business with a small variety of merchandise. Little by little, her clients ordered more things and therefore she increased the offering of products she sold. She is applying for a loan to buy: cosmetics, clothes, shoes, among others, with the objective of satisfying the demand of the customers. She estimates that this loan will help her get ahead with her business and obtain good income. Her future plan is to increase the gamut of merchandise offered and to encompass more of the market.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alex Martin


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