Total loan: $275
La Banda de Shilcayo - San Martín, San Martín, Peru / Retail
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A loan helped Purchase plantains, yucca, and limes.
Gilmer belongs to the Communal Bank “Las Brisas de la Molina II”. She lives in the San Martin province district of La Banda de Shilcayo. She is dedicated to the sale of local foods like plantains, yucca and limes. She does business from her home and the majority of her clients live in her neighborhood. With this loan, which she will repay in 6 monthly installments, she will buy plantains, limes and yucca. All of these products are in high demand and she buys wholes and sells retail. Gilmer is 33 and lives with her husband and 3 children. They are her motivation to get ahead and satisfy their basic needs. Her goal is to fix up her home so she could latter begin to sell non perishables.
Translated from Spanish by James Lombardo, Kiva Volunteer