A loan of $125 helped for the purchase of rice, sugar, and cooking oil..


Ela Irma's story

Ela Irma is 52 years old and lives in the Florencia D. Mora province of Trujillo, located in La Libertad, Perú. She completed her Secondary School studies.

She has a general store where she sells soft drinks, cookies, snacks and detergent. The loan from Manuela Ramos has allowed her to supply her store, and she carries out her business activities from her home.

This entrepreneur has recently started to work with Manuela Ramos. With the loan of 300 soles she received from her cooperative bank “United for a Better Future II”, due to be canceled in 4 months, she will invest in the purchase of rice, sugar, and cooking oil.

Her dream….to continue supplying her store, as well as to complete construction of the rooms in her house.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer


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