A loan of $700 helped to buy a grill, oil, soap, drinks, snacks, bread, staple foods, disposable cups and plates, serviettes and other products.


Sonia Emperatriz's story

Sonia is the head of her household and lives with her 23 year old son. Her only sources of income are what she manages to earn from selling tortillas and the running of a convenience store. Her biggest advantage is that she does not have much competition.

She is asking for a loan which will help to buy a grill, oil, soap, drinks, snacks, bread, staple foods, disposable cups and plates, serviettes and other products necessary to meet the tastes of her customers. She hopes to increase the profitability of her business so that it can continue to grow.

Her dream is to have no debts and to provide better food, clothes and health for her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Joe Rizzo-Naudi


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