A loan of $375 helped purchase rice, sugar, and fish.


Dora's story

Dora pertains to the Communal Bank Obreras. Dora is 47 years old, lives with her partner, and has got 4 children that are studying. Dora travels two times a week to fairs where she sells bread and fruit and where she buys cereal that she then sells in the markets. Also, Dora travels to the Ayacuchana jungle where she sells costal fruits and groceries. She needs a loan of 1000 soles, money that she would invest in the purchase of rice, sugar, and fish. She dreams of her children becoming professionals and having a stable business in her home.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tracy Quan



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