A loan of $500 helped to stock her store with treats, basic staple goods, cooking oil, and more.


Maria Igdelia's story

Maria, 61 years old, lives in a rented house with her family which consists of her husband, her daughter, and grandson. She owns a store in her place of residence. She has had this business for 6 years which has given her experience in sales which allows her to make the most money. She is well-known by locals and has a lot of customers. She has the store stocked and wants to increase her business by making a new investment. She needs capital, which is why she is requesting this loan to buy supplies for her store such as treats, basic staple goods, cooking oil, sugar, soda, and more. She ensures that she will pay her debt and trusts that she will be able 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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