A loan of $1,000 helped purchase of rice and sugar.


Carmen Eddy's story

Carmen is a member of the Bienestar communal bank. She is married, 52 years old and has 5 children. Carmen travels to the Ayacuchana forest where she sells groceries, an activity she does with her husband. The products are transported in their own car and they also have cars that they use as public transport.

Carmen needs a loan of 3000 Soles which will be invested in the purchase of rice and sugar. Carmen dreams of growing her business and having a chain of pharmacy stores.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Donald Allen



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