A loan of $1,200 helped purchase of merchandise.


Sonia's story

Sonia T. began working with Emprender, a Kiva working partner group, in 2005. She began with a loan of $150, and since that date has advanced to being deserving of her tenth loan in the amount of $1,200. Through her demonstration of responsibility, she has been favored with receiving financing through Kiva. Sonia was widowed two years ago, and since that then it is she who has been responsible for the costs of upkeep and education for her two young children. Happily, she can count on support from her family. She has a neighborhood store that is her livelihood. She waits on customers with care and respect, for which she is known locally. To date, she has demonstrated punctuality and responsibility in making her payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kara Gibson



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