A loan of $275 helped purchase of grocery items such as: rice, sugar, pasta, and milk, which she will sell from the store in her house.


Lucila Otilia's story

Lucila Otilia C. D. C. is 65 years old and lives in the Laredo district of Trujillo province, in the department of La Libertad, Perú. This entrepreneur has finished schooling through the 6th level of primary school. She has 3 grown children and none of them are dependent on her. Lucila sells food products from her cellar such as rice, sugar, pasta, milk, oil, soda, etc. With her first loan of 300 PEN she bought more products to stock her cellar. With this loan of 800 PEN she will invest in her business by buying grocery items such as rice, sugar, pasta, and milk, among others. She will sell these in the store in her house. Lucila dreams of offering a greater variety of food products and beginning to sell beef, chicken, and duck.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Vivian Lu


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