A loan of $625 helped purchase a motor for her boat.

Milena's story

Milena is a dynamic and hardworking woman. She is 52 years old and the mother of 7 adult children who are independent. Milena and her husband work together selling fish, while she also has another business selling secondhand clothing. Her wholesale fish business is located in the port city of Pucallpa. She has been a member of the Communal Bank “Las Esmeraldas” for 3 years, where she is known for always being in a good mood. Her first loan of 300 soles was used to buy secondhand clothing.

With this loan of 1800 soles, Milena will buy a motor for her boat. Her goal is to be able to buy another boat to help her transport fish.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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