A loan of $525 helped to invest in shoes/merchandise for the Christmas season.


Lidia's story

Lidia is 39 years old and has two children who are 16 and 14 years old. She is a single mother and lives in her parents' home. She has worked selling shoes for more than 10 years. She buys her products in the city of Trujillo and later brings them to her clients' homes. Her home is located in the Tinguiña district on the main avenue. In her home she has a small display window where she displays her products. She started out with limited resources and has been able to grow in her business. She is asking for a loan for purchasing products for the Christmas season. Her dream in the future is to keep growing her business, as it is her main source of income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emily Meinecke



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