A loan of $875 helped to buy cookies, candies, and gum.


Cirila's story

Cirila is a member of the Violeta village bank. She's single with two children, and lives in the Acuchimay neighborhood on the side of a hill of the same name. She sells sweets at night from a cart in the main plaza of the city of Ayacucho, and also outside discotheques.

Cirila is seeking a loan of 2500 soles to invest in the purchase of cookies, candies, and gum. She dreams of her children becoming professionals, and of having a stable business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jill Heske



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