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A loan of $725 helped to buy notebooks, mechanical pencils, paper.

Erika's story

Erika is a member of the El Roble (The Oak) communal bank and while being a member has learned how to be punctual and how to save.

She has a live-in partner and two children. She has 9 Internet access booths installed in her home; she is open for business every day. In addition,
Erika has a car that provides public transportation services in the city of Ayacucho. She intends to sell stationery items in her locale.

She is asking for a 2000 sol loan to buy notebooks, mechanical pencils and paper.

Erica’s dream is to improve her business and provide a good education for her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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