A loan of $1,450 helped to invest in her shoe business by buying material and tools.


Maria's story

Maria is a hardworking woman who is single and has no children. She lives in La Paz in a house of brick and cement which she rents.

Maria is an artisan and makes shoes. She was recently the victim of a burglary, so she now needs a loan to invest in her shoe business and buy material and tools. Maria is a single woman, which is why she needs a loan.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Suzanne Grasso



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