A loan of $1,025 helped capital for her business.


Narcisa Del Rosario's story

Narcisa del Rosario G. D. is 44 years old and single. She has an 18 year old son who is studying in the public university. Her life partner is a merchant. Narcisa hopes to improve her home and keep her business going in order to help her son finish his studies and begin his career, while earning an income for her family. She would also like to improve the living conditions in her home in order to give her son an adequate place to live. Narcisa has run a small general store for the past 11 years. She began the business in order to contribute to covering the family expenses and to achieve her goal of being a small businesswoman. She sells snacks, candy, soft drinks, bread and basic goods like rice, sugar, oil, and beans. She will use this loan to finance her business and to purchase the various products which she sells in her store. She says that this is a respectable form of work for her and she has achieved that feeling of self-respect through the help of this foundation.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Scott Crandall



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