A loan of $1,050 helped buy crates of chicken and sacks of potatoes.

Vedith's story

Vedith belongs to the Sargento Lores Communal Bank in the Morales district, San Martín province, San Martín department. She is 44, married, and has three children. Two are still dependent upon her and go to school.

Vedith sells grilled chicken in a well equipped place, which is in her own house. She tells us that she has very good daily sales because of the delicious seasoning she gives to her prepared food. Her primary customers are residents, neighbors, and friends. She is very well known, and she is very well received.

She currently continues in the same business. She is very happy with the work that she does day to day. She starts selling at 6:30 p.m. She personally takes care of her customers with her characteristic charisma.

With this loan for 3,000 PEN she will buy food preparation supplies like crates of chicken, gallons of oil, sacks of potatoes, vegetables, and also some utensils for her business to give her customers better service.

She feels full of life with the desire to get ahead. She has lots of dreams and goals in her life. She is well equipped. She is grateful to the Manuela Ramos Movement for helping her start her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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