A loan of $375 helped to buy merchandise for her store.


Melissa's story

Melissa is a young entrepreneur, 25 years old, living in the department of San Martin with her husband. More than a year ago she established a grocery store offering various products such as soft drinks, beer, staples, etc. She also has additional income from renting rooms to cover the household expenses. She is a person eager to get ahead. Currently she is taking computer classes and she would like to study in another career field later. Melissa is grateful to the Kiva lenders because with their help she can buy more merchandise for her business and thus have better earnings so that later she can fulfill one of her greatest dreams of expanding her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand



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