A loan of $400 helped to buy potato seeds and supplies.


Santa's story

Santa, 31, lives in the municipality of Solola, department of Solola, and is single. She makes a living growing potatoes. Besides farming, she has a grocery shop (selling sugar, corn, and rice among other things) from which she obtains her income. She requests a loan of 3,000 quetzals which she will invest in buying potato seeds and other supplies. Santa is creative person and wants to improve her standard of living which is why she started the grocery shop. Her dream is to expand and better stock her shop.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Livingston Sutro



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