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A loan of $675 helped to buy groceries like rice, sugar, eggs, etc.


Filomena's story

Filomena is a member of the Manuela Ramos community bank in the Mazocruz district, Collao province, Puno department. She is 58, married, and has 5 children. She lives on Jr. Santa Cruz. She has a second grade education.

She has been working with the Movimiento Manuela Ramos for 10 years. She started with a loan of 300 PEN, and she bought groceries for her business.

She currently needs a loan for 2,000 PEN to buy more groceries like rice, sugar, eggs, etc. to expand her business and stock it with more products.

Her biggest desire is to continue working at the fairs.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish


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