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Cecilia

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HUANCAYO, Junin, Peru / Food

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A loan helped buy merchandise to stock her new grocery store.


Cecilia's story

Cecilia and 28 years old, married, but at the moment lives only with her two children (Jairo y Kiara), because her husband is working as a minor far from their town. They own their home which is located in the Chilca district. Art runs through her veins. She learned how to knit. Her mother taught her all the techniques for knitting. This is why she turned her favorite hobby into a business. She knits hats, sweaters, suits and every day has clients that make orders. Due to her husband's work he is only home a few days a month. “That is the sacrifice he had to make in order to offer us a better quality life,” she confirms with optimism. That is why she is hoping to grow her business soon, to increase profits, and have a united family. This is her first step and soon will open a shop close to her home. She rented a comfortable place in a good location. This is her first loan with MFP and hopes to make her plans concrete. On another note, she promised to pay back the loan. She also likes being a part of the group since the members are responsible and united people. Cecilia will use the loan to buy merchandise to stock her new grocery store which she is sure will be a success.