A loan of $3,700 helped to buy a freezer and the necessary accessories so that she can equip her store.


Melania's story

Doña Melania was born in the community called Sabana Grande. She was able to complete school through the third grade and then helped her parents with harvesting cotton. Melania is currently married and has five children. Four of her children have some education and no longer live with her because they are grown and married.

Doña Melania works in agriculture and owns livestock that she purchased with great effort. She was also able to pay for the construction of a small wall, which has been quite useful to her family. Doña Melania says that she plans to open a small store, so she wants to sell a few products that need to be refrigerated. For this reason, she is requesting a loan in order to buy a freezer and the accessories that it needs to operate. She says that a freezer will be a great benefit because she will be able to sell ice cream at the right season.

Melania is extremely grateful to have this opportunity to receive a loan because the purchase of a freezer will be of great use.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.



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