A loan of $725 helped to increase the working capital of her craft business.


Pastora's story

Pastora is a member of the “Ciudad Nueva” community bank. She is 45 years old and married with one child. She completed her primary education. Pastora is a craftswoman. She makes all kinds of small knitted items. She also fattens cattle. She has been working with the Movimiento Manuela Ramos for four years. Her first loan was for 300 nuevos soles and it enabled her to increase her business capital. She is now requesting a new loan for 2,000 nuevos soles which will allow her to increase her business capital. Her dream is to continue moving forward with her business. What she likes about her community bank is sharing happiness.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard


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