A loan of $550 helped buy products to resell.


Zulma's story

This member belongs to the MUJERES UNIDAS community bank in the Peruvian "departamento" of Cusco.

Sra. Zulma, 39, is partnered and has 4 children. She has operated a business buying and selling beauty products for 4 years. She buys lipstick, nail polish and other beauty products that sell well and offers them to her different customers. Generally, Sra. Zulma buys products when they're on sale or from department stores that have to quickly sell end-of-season items because that's how she gets her product at the lowest cost. She is applying for a loan to buy sale merchandise for her business.

Sra. Zulma is grateful that this important means of borrowing is available to her and others and she is committed to repaying the loan in the agreed-upon time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman



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