A loan of $1,075 helped to buy shoes.


Valeria's story

Valeria, 51, is a member of the "Las Gaviotas" (The Seagulls) communal bank. She is a widow and has 4 children. Valeria has a stall in the 12 de Abril market where she sells shoes and sandals that she gets in the city of Lima. Valeria needs a 3000 sol loan to buy shoes. Her dream is to own a lot on which to build her house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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