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Vilma

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Puno, Puno, Peru / Retail

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A loan helped Vilma will buy animals, and clothing including skirts, sweaters, hats, shoes, as well as wool to make caps and dolls.


Vilma's story

Vilma belongs to the "Las Kantutas" [Kantuta Flowers] Village Bank in the district and province of Puno. She's 42, married, and has two children. She has a secondary school education. She's been working with the Manuela Ramos Movement for nine years. She invested her first loan, for 300 soles, in her business. She earns her living selling animals. Vilma is seeking a loan for 3000 soles, which she'll use to buy animals, and clothing like skirts, sweaters, hats, shoes, and also wool to make caps and bedspreads. Her vision for the business is to have a clothing store (traditional Peruvian clothing). What Vilma likes best about her village bank is the organization, punctuality, and responsibility.