A loan of $250 helped purchase of chocolates, caramel candies, sodas, yogurts, "chisitos" (puffed cheese snacks),cookies, etc.


Juana's story

Juana is a member of the "Las Amigas D. Santa Bárbara" communal bank, that is located in the district of Juliaca, San Román Province, Puno state. She is 50 years old, married and a mother of 3 children that are independent. Juana studied until the 3rd year of secondary school and lives in the Santa Catalina neighborhood. She has worked with the Manuela Ramos organization for 5 years, with an initial loan of 300 Nuevos Soles which she invested in her carpentry business. Currently, she is requesting a loan of 700 Nuevos Soles, for the purchase of chocolates, caramel candies, sodas, yogurts, "chisitos" (puffed cheese snacks),cookies, etc. to sell in her school store. Her wish is to learn designs in weaving. She likes punctuality and chats

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Donald Allen


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