A loan of $625 helped to buy garlic in bulk.

Marlene Elisabeth's story

Marlene is 32 years old and lives in her own house with her two children, who are both currently studying. Marlene makes a living selling garlic as a street vendor in the different areas near her home. She has many customers as her product is very popular. With the money that she earns from her sales, Marlene manages to get ahead with her two children. Marlene is applying for a loan in order to buy garlic in bulk. She can then continue with her work and offer her children a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw

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