A loan of $800 helped to buy wholesale merchandise (personal hygiene products, accessories, stationery products, toys, decorative items, etc.).


María Dignora's story

María is a married woman with 2 children whom she has gotten ahead with great determination and dedication. During her working life she worked for 13 years at an industrial steel company and then decided to go out on her own. With the severance pay she got she was able stock up her grocery store where she works every day from 9AM to 9PM. She has the advantage of being able to make an income while tending her family. She sells a variety of products as well as items for the Christmas season. She wants to buy more merchandise wholesale (personal hygiene products, accessories, stationery products, toys, decorative items, etc.). She's seeking the support of a loan so she'll be able to satisfy the requirements and diverse tastes of her customers, thus increasing sales and the income she makes for her labor. María is positioning herself for a more prosperous future. She wants to keep working arduously to further strengthen her business and create job opportunities so she can improve her family's well being and quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jill Heske



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