A loan of $1,025 helped buy hoses, pipes, cables, nails, screws, screwdrivers etc.


Sonia Esperanza's story

Sonia lives with her 37-year-old husband and her 13-year-old daughter; She owns a mini hardware store, which she manages jointly with her husband. The store has been in business for three years and is open from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. She learned from her brother how to run the business. Sonia needs the loan to stock her inventory with products in demand by her customers, including hoses, pipes, cables, nails, screws, screwdrivers, etc., This will help improve her business, increase both sales and profits which will be useful to cover her financial commitments. Her dream is to continue to strengthening her business, cover the needs of her family and support her daughter in her education.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ignacio Perez de la Cruz


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