A loan of $450 helped in order to purchase sugar, milk, oil, noodles, canned goods and soft drinks.

Vilma's story

Mrs. Vilma belongs to the Village Bank “Micaela Bastidas” located in the Ilave District, El Collao Province, Puno Department. She is 46 years old, and is a single mother with 5 children. She has a higher education (professor).

She has worked with the Manuela Ramos Movement for 7 years, she began her work with an initial loan of 300.00 New Soles, in order to buy groceries.

At the moment whe requires a 1300.00 New Soles loan, in order to purchase rice, sugar, milk, oil, noodles, canned goods and sodas. With this she will be able to increase her merchandise and earn more income.
Her dream is to have a store and to sell at wholesale.
She likes the encounters, savings and meetings of her Village Bank.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Erin Hopkins

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