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A loan of $750 helped to buy a variety of seasonal clothing.

Eurocina Mercedes's story

Eurocina is a member of the communal bank "Despertar". She is 57, divorced and has a 26-year-old son. She sells clothing for a living and is requesting a loan to buy more products to add to her inventory.

Eurocina has a stall at the 12 de Abril market. She used to sell underwear but changed to clothing for newborns and children. She has been in business for 12 years and it is going well for her. She joined FINCA Perú through an invitation from another member, and is thankful for the training she has received as well as the loans. She enjoys learning and practicing values. Her dream is to open another store.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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