A loan of $800 helped to buy blouses, pants, shirts, skirts, dresses, and other garments, new models of cell phones, hands free devices, SIM cards, cases, etc..


Dina Ruth's story

Dina is part of a family in which all members are very close to each other. She has her own house and lives with her husband and children. Her business consists of selling clothes at retail as well as selling cell phones and related accessories; her husband helps out with the business. She already enjoys 20 years of experience in the business, which she got into on her own initiative when she needed the means to cover family expenses. Her work hours are from six in the morning to four in the afternoon. She will invest the loan in buying blouses, pants, shirts, skirts, dresses, and other garments for both sexes, as well as stocking the business with new models of cell phones, hands free devices, phone chips, cases, etc. She hopes for a good outcome and for an improvement in her financial situation to repay the loan. Her dream is to expand her business, finish paying off her home, drum up business and support her children in their education.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ignacio Perez de la Cruz


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