A loan of $1,000 helped expand business.

Aurelia's story

Doña Aurelia's family has 6 members; doña Aurelia who is 63 years old, her husband who is not living with them at the moment, two of her children working in Spain, and two who are with her, a 14-year-old who studies and a 16-year-old who is working as a motorcycle taxi driver. Business: Doña Aurelia has a guesthouse where she sells food and pops. The business is located next to her house. She personally cooks and he has an assistant who works with her on a daily basis and one of her children helps out half-a-day. Competition: There is little competition to doña Aurelia's line of business as it is the only guesthouse frequented on a daily basis by the workers from UNAGRO enterprise. If there is any competition, it is unimportant as the other businesses in the area only sell snacks not meals. With the loan, the client will expand her business, she will buy more chairs, some tables and a freezer for the business, as informed by doña Aurelia.

History: Doña Aurelia is an old client of our institution with five previous loans all with a good repayment record.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer lene struck

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