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A loan of $1,125 helped to buy raw materials to make arequipes [Colombian caramel candy].

Shirley's story

Shirley is applying for her second Kiva loan that will be invested in ingredients to increase Arequipes [Colombian caramel candy] production. She used her previous Kiva loan to buy work tools and raw materials with which she attained a new increase in production.

Her message to lenders is the following: “I’m very grateful to you because thanks to the loans I’ve been able to move my business forward and little by little it’s going to become the business I hope to have. Please continue to support me.”

If you’d like to read Shirley’s story, please click on the following link:

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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