A loan of $1,100 helped to purchase merchandise.


Virginia's story

Virginia is a member of the Communal Bank “Atinchik”. She is 47 years old and a single mother of a 17 year old daughter. She has a clothing stand at the market in La Magdalena where she sells apparel for women, men, and children, as well as undergarments and other items. Virginia learned this business from her mother who also has a vending post. The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of merchandise.


Virginia joined FINCA Peru after she was invited by her sister-in-law. She enjoys having access to loans and being able to save. Using her savings, she was able to acquire merchandise and has done very well. Virginia enjoys spending time with the other members and the training classes that have helped her in her daily life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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