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Total loan: $650
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Berta Alejandrina


A loan of $650 helped she will buy wholesale cases of soft drinks and beer, rice, sugar, cooking oils, potatoes, beans, noodles, candies, etc.


Berta Alejandrina's story

Mrs. Berta Alejandrina V. D. Rodriguez is 65 and lives in the El Porvenir district of Trujillo province, in the department of La Libertad, Peru. She belongs to the Community Bank Semillitas Creativas [Creative Little Seeds].

She studied through primary school, but relates that for economic reasons she began to work in the fields from a young age. She has 5 children, who do not depend on her financially.

Berta works selling rice, sugar, milk, cooking oil, noodles, soft drinks and candies in the store that she runs from her home.

With her first loan of 300 Peruvian soles, she bought rice, sugar, potatoes, beans, noodles, candies and other items. Now, with her next loan of 1800 Peruvian soles she will buy wholesale cases of soft drinks and beer, rice, sugar, cooking oils, potatoes, beans, noodles, candies and more to proviD. for her store and have it well-stocked. Her dream is to expand her store and have a bar.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catherine Fountain


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: November 19, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Manuela Ramos / CrediMUJER

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: November 19, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Manuela Ramos / CrediMUJER