A loan of $975 helped purchase shoes.


Luzmila's story

Luzmila is a member of the Ayni Community Bank, which means Help in Quechua. She is a 28-year-old mother of three and lives with her partner. Luzmila sells footwear at the flea market of the Americas on Sundays. She acquires her products in the city of Lima. Furthermore, she also travels to the other flea markets, where she purchases sheep and sells them at the Sunday market in the district of San Juan. Luzmila is requesting a loan of 3,000 soles, which she will use to purchase shoes. Her dreams are to have a business that generates more income, for her children to become professionals and to improve her improve her home.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marty Greenstein



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