A loan of $675 helps to invest in groceries, beverages, cleaning products, etc.


Jovita Mariana's story

Jovita, age 73, is in a common law relationship. She has no children, Her husband works in construction. They live in Manta, a pretty place where the people are very humble and hardworking.

Jovita is a woman who strives to earn a living honorably with a store in her house, but one month after the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, her business is affected. Her sales declined and her usual clients did not come to the business due to fear of contagion. Despite the situation, she continues striving so that her business will not decline and to be able to continue ahead.

She will invest this loan in groceries, beverages, cleaning products, etc., to reactivate her business. Her dream is that her family will remain healthy.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer joann stephan.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.