A loan of $700 helped to purchase basic foods to stock her store and use the income to feed her five children.


Maria Elizabeth's story

Maria is a 46 year old married mother of five children whose business is a neighborhood store that sells basic foods. She's enterprising, dynamic, hard-working, striving, and responsible. She runs her business in the sixth beltway of the city, which is known for the surging demographic growth that have made it the 14th fastest growing city in the world. Maria is enterprising, striving, strong, responsible, and very hard-working. Her business is a neighborhood store which she uses to help pay for feeding her five children. She wants to increase her income to improve her family's quality of life, by purchasing basic foods wholesale. Those are the reasons why Maria is requesting a loan to purchase basic foods to stock her store so she can use the income to feed her five children.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Manolo Rodriguez



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