A loan of $300 helped to buy papayas, squash, cucumbers, green beans, chayotes, mangos, coffee, rice,corn and beans.


Dolores Del Carmen's story

Dolores has worked selling fruits and vegetables for five years. Due to her experience, her business generates the profits necessary to get ahead with her commitments. Dolores is married and the mother of three children, aged 21, 19 and 15. She lives with her family in their own home.

She will use the loan to stock up on fresh merchandise in her business, as well as have other products to offer her customers. She will buy papayas, squash, cucumbers, green beans, chayotes, mangos, coffee, rice, corn and beans.

Her goal is to keep her business running so that her financial situation will allow her to offer her children a chance to go to college so they can have good jobs.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue


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