A loan of $275 helped to purchase blankets, trousers, shirts, blouses, and other products to sell.

Blanca's story

Sra. Blanca C. is from the neighborhood of Cerrito in the city of Carapgeua. She is 40 years old, lives in her own home, and has two children: a 15 year old son and an 8 year old daughter.

Sra. Blanca has been selling clothes as a traveling merchant for more than five years. She learned this trade as a young woman by producing woven blankets from her home along with other people who sold these products. Since she needed to earn a better income, Blanca decided to sell in other cities.

She started working as a traveling saleswoman and today she has more than fifty regular customers. Blanca is able to generate a considerable weekly income. She is requesting a loan to buy clothes for subsequent resale so that she generate more income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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