A loan of $975 helped to purchase grocery items such as rice, sugar, milk and cooking oil.

Maria Luisa's story

Mrs. Maria Luisa is a member of the financial group "La Esperanza" (Hope) and she lives in the region of San Martin in the province of Mariscal Caceres in the district of Juanjui. She sells groceries, honey and medicinal herbs. Her business is located in her home and her customers are mostly her neighbors and others who are in need of her products.
This loan will be repaid in 6 months and will be used to purchase items such as rice, sugar, milk, cooking oil, canned items, toilet paper, detergents, soaps of different sizes and brands, among other things so that she can stock her business better and so that her customers can find what they are looking for, she will also be able to send off the documents that will formalize her business.
Maria Luisa is 38 years old and she lives with her husband and her two children who are both students and are still dependent on her. She is a hard working woman who would like to see her business continue to grow. Her goal is to expand and secure her store and to better stock it so that she can meet her customers' demands.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kristin Connor

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