A loan of $475 helped she will buy: 4 men's colognes, 1 shaving cream, 1 sunblock, 2 lipsticks, 1 eyeshadow quartet, 1 shampoo, 1 hair dye, 1 mascara,1 eyebrow pencil, 1 facepowder, 1 baby cologne, 1 reducing cream, 1 women's cologne,1 hand cream.


Madeleine's story

Madeleine is a member of the La Lupuna community bank of the distrito of Calleria, departament of Ucayali. He is 34 years old, married and has one son. Her husband is a public employee. She is a teacher by profession, but she does not teach because there is no work.

She has been working with loans from Manuela Ramos for 2 years. She sells beauty products via catalogue to help her husband with the household expenses until she can find a position at a high school.

With the new loan of S/.1,300.00 nuevos soles she will buy: 4 men's colognes, 1 shaving cream, 1 sunblock, 2 lipsticks, 1 eyeshadow quartet, 1 shampoo, 1 hair dye, 1 mascara, 1 eyebrow pencil, 1 face powder, 1 baby cologne, 1 reducing cream, 1 women's cologne, 1 hand cream.

The earnings are small but enough to be able to pay for her account in the community bank. She is grateful to Manuela Ramos for the opportunity.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue


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