A loan of $350 helped to purchase red chilli peppers, cumin and yellow chilli peppers.


Carmela's story

Carmela is a member of the Estrella Communal Bank.

Carmela is 43 years old, separated and has 4 children. Carmela runs a stall in the Magdalena market where she sells spices like ground chilli pepper and garlic that she prepares. Sometimes Carmela also sells food at her mother’s stall.

Carmela needs a 1000 PEN loan to purchase red chilli peppers, cumin and yellow chilli peppers.

Carmela dreams of her children becoming professionals and of completing work on her home.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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