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A loan of $1,000 helped to buy popcorn, a quintal of sugar, paper and peanuts.

Lupe Morayma's story

Lupe, 32, is married and has a 12-year-old daughter. She lives with her husband and daughter in Chimbo Provincia de Bolívar. Lupe works making cookies, candy, fried broad beans, sweet popcorn and peanuts. She is asking for a loan to buy popcorn, a quintal of sugar, paper and peanuts. The money will help her to buy the materials she needs to make these traditional confectioneries. The challenge she faces is competition and the bad climate. Her dream is that her daughter is able to finish her studies. In her free time, Lupe enjoys reading.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Brown

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