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Total loan: $525
Cochabamba, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia / Retail
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Gilka Viviana's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy merchandise to stock her store.
Gilka Viviana's story
Gilka Viviana, 40, is married and has 2 children. For 4 years, she has had a neighborhood store in her home. She started out with just a few products, and little by little, she expanded her business. She gets up very early to go get bread from the bakery, and then she opens and starts selling her merchandise. This is her first loan, and she will invest it in purchasing merchandise for stocking her store. Her goal and aspiration for this loan is to stock her store well so that she can sell a lot more, and her goal and aspiration for her life and family is to generate more income to take good care of her family.