A loan of $1,100 helped to purchase products and stock her business.


Dora's story

Dora is a member of the Capulí Communal Bank. She is 47 and has two children, of whom one is under her care. She also cares for her grandson. She has a Bar-Restaurant specializing in fish and seafood. It is one of the most popular seafood restaurants in Ayacucho. With great satisfaction she recalls how she started: she had beer crates for seats and the roof was maD. of rush mats. When she didn't have enough beer crates she would put out logs on bricks. Dora has been a member of Finca for almost 10 years. She can see how much she has progressed and recalls with great gratituD. how she built up her business. All of the training helped her to be able to improve. Being part of Finca is part of her life, and she has never withdrawn; she is very persevering. She is very happy, and says that she will never withdraw. Now, with this loan she will invest in her restaurant. Her goal for the future is to be able to open a discotheque.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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