A loan of $350 helped to buy more beverages for resale.


Norma's story

Norma, age 36 years, is a hard-working and very loving mother. She lives in the house of one of her relatives along with her 2 children; Jesus age 13 and Luz age12, to whom she desires to give a good education.

Her business is the sale of carbonated water, juices, mineral water, etc. She takes advantage of all the outdoor free markets in the areas near her city to sell her products, since she knows that there is a great demand and that in this way she can cover a larger market. But the town where her sales are highest is called "Liman", where she is a local native and is well known. What she likes most about her work is that she can decide when she works and when not, since she also has to have time to care for her children. She has been carrying out this activity for 2 years and considers that what is the most difficult is to have to carry the beverages to the different markets of her region. In the future, she would like to have a store with which she can earn a greater income.

This is the first loan with MFP for Norma and she is willing to pay it promptly, since she does not desire to cause problems to the associates of her communal bank, where she actively participates. With the thousand new Soles requested she will buy more beverages to improve the variety of products that she offers her clients.

Translator profile picture

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer B Brown


Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details