A loan of $1,050 helped comprará insumos, para prepar sus comidas. (to purchase necessary ingredients for her catering service).

Josefa's story

Mrs. Josefa is a member of the "Virgen D. la Inmaculada" Community Bank, in the District of Tarapoto, San Martin Province, city of San Martin.
She is 64 years old and is married with 3 children, all of whom are independent. She has a fighting spirit which has always defined her and has enabled her to move forward in life. Josefa began her own business by selling "skewers" outsiD. of her home, where she gradually became very well known among her customers and is how she works each day until 6pm. She tells us that her business is going very well and she is pleased with her accomplishments. With this loan, she intends to purchase bagged rice, eggs, creolle hens and pre-cut chicken pieces, as well as some cooking utensils/ serving utensils for her business. Josefa feels very much at peace and is content with what she does for a living, and thanks the Manuela Ramos Organization for their help towards the fulfillment of her dreams and goals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mayra Caridad Gould

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