A loan of $700 helped to buy basic materials such as sponge, thread, needles and cords, among other items.

Luz Marina's story

Luz Maria is from one of the towns of Chinandega in the west of the country, a region with a lot of industry and commerce. Luz is a small business owner who works selling sponges which she makes herself. She does this work from home. She buys her materials on credit in other towns and sells on credit to regular and occasional customers. Luz Maria describes herself as a hardworking and responsible woman with a strong desire to improve her situation. She fights hard every day to get ahead. One of her dreams is to increase her earnings and finish building her house. Her plan for this loan is to invest in her business by buying basic materials such as sponge, thread, needles and cords to make her sponges and fulfil her customers' orders. Luz Maria is very grateful for the support that Kiva lenders offer to people with few financial resources.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Brown

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