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A loan of $650 helped buy beans, peanuts, sugar, salt, rice, oil and other diverse products, to increase the volume of sales in her business.


Rosalia Tomas's story

Mrs Rosalina is 49 years old, married and the mother of 2 children. She's an informal trader who has been selling basic necessity products for more than 20 years.

This loan will be used to buy beans, peanuts, sugar, salt, rice, oil and other diverse products, to increase the volume of sales in her business.

In future she intends to sell products wholesale seeing as she now works in a small grocery store.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Ines Teles


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