A loan of $500 helped to buy clothes.


Sofia Paola's story

Paola is a determined woman. She's a widow who lives with her two three-year-old daughters. Paola tells that two years ago her husband had an accident and passed away. She fought hard and provided for her daughters, who were one year old. Paola is a travelling vendor of clothes and mattresses. She says that she started this business when Fodemi gave her her first loan. Paola is going to invest the money in the purchase of clothing goods to expand her business and keep working. With this business, Paola hopes to improve her business for the benefit of her daughters.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rachelle Phillips



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