A loan of $1,000 helped to stock her store with basic staples such as sugar, cooking oil, and sweets..


Maria Paz's story

Maria is 56 years old and lives in her own home with her two children and her brother. She has a small store in her place of residence and has a lot of customers because of the variety of products she sells. Her sales cover some household expenses. Maria is requesting a loan to buy basic staple goods such as sugar, cooking oil, sweets, candy, soft drinks, bread, milk, and more to fill her business with better products in order to obtain a better income to give her family a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Megan Hinrichsen



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