A loan helped to buy merchandise.


Carmen's story

Carmen is 64 years old and divorced. She started her business selling hardware products to different stalls in the markets and at La Cancha [a large and notable open air market in Cochabamba, Bolivia] 12 months ago.

She needs the loan to buy a greater quantity of merchandise in order to expand her business and attract more customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Chris Brown.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through group lending.



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