A loan of $350 helped to buy cosmetics.


Carmen's story

Carmen is a member of the Los Claveles Communal Bank. Carmen lives with her partner, is 20 years old and has one son. Carmen sells cosmetics through the catalogs that she provides her friends and family. Her sales are on credit. In addition, Carmen works in a restaurant as a waitress. Carmen needs a loan of 1000 soles, money that will be invested in the purchase of cosmetics. Carmen's dream is to have a restaurant and that her son become a professional.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tara Binetti



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