A loan of $500 helped to buy chili peppers, onions, carrots, and containers for packaging her product.


Ana Lucia's story

Perseverance and tenacity are the main qualities of Ana Lucia, a woman who has looked for ways to get ahead along with her husband. Proud of not being able to find a stable job, Ana Lucia never got depressed and decided to learn how to prepare chili pepper concentrate for sale. Her life companion was her teacher. As a result, she was able to achieve financial stability for her family. She has been in business for two years and hopes to keep prospering. Ana Lucia is 35 years old and has two children, who rely on her hard work so that they can have better living conditions.

She is requesting a loan in order to increase her production capital. Ana Lucia needs to buy chili peppers, onions, carrots, and containers for packaging her product. She places her trust in this loan since she is a woman with huge dreams and goals. Ana Lucia wishes to expand her business, gain more customers, and also increase her earnings. One of her goals is to buy a packaging machine and materials for packaging her products. This would help her business continue to grow. Among her future plans is to expand the shop where she conduct sales, which will also increase her production capacity.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica


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