A loan of $1,275 helped to purchase beverages (refreshments, wine, beer and juice), chicken and meat in order to prepare meals and sell them at her booth.


Maria's story

Maria is a single mother of three. All her children are under her care and one of them is in a vocational training centre in Gaza. She's 46 years old and lives in a house that she owns. She earns a livelihood through the business that she runs in a booth at the market on a daily basis.
With the loan she intends to purchase beverages (refreshments, wine, beer and juice), chicken and meat in order to prepare meals and sell them at her booth.
Her dream is to increase her assets.
Her biggest challenge is the competition in the business, and the market doesn't help, since it doesn't get many customers.

Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Renata Wolff


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