A loan of $1,075 helped to purchase clothing wholesale, which she then sells in the weekly markets.

Rosa's story

Rosa is a member of the communal bank Rio Desaguado in the province of Chucuito in Puno. She is 45 years old and has one son. Rosa was not able to complete her secondary education. She has been working with the organization Manuela Ramos for several years. She used the first loan to start her business buying and selling clothing. She needs the new loan to purchase more clothing which she buys wholesale, and then sells in the weekly markets. She also sells various products typical of the region. She would like to become a wholesaler and distributor as her business grows. She likes the meetings of the communal bank, as well as the savings she is able to put aside.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emily Charnes

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