A loan of $600 helped purchase merchandise.


Justiniana's story

Justiniana is 56 years old and is married to Catalino Franco. They live in their own home and have six children, all of whom are grown.

When she was very young, Justiniana went to Argentina where she worked for 10 years. When she returned to her own country, she used her savings to start her own business and be able to settle down permanently. She started selling beverages, later she sold basic necessity items for in her area there wasn't one business. Said store is located 15 kilometers outside the city.

Thanks to her efforts, her children were able to go to school and now they are all grown. She needs this loan to buy merchandise.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Olivia Shirley



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