A loan of $1,100 helped to buy more clothing.


Marlene's story

Marlene is 32 years old and single. She lives in her own house located in the district of Sivia. In her opinion, the key to success is responsibility, punctuality and customer service. Despite the fact that she was not able to finish her education she decided to start a business selling clothing. She set up a small shop and has many customers who visit her establishment. Now she can cover family expenses and help her siblings with their education. She tries to stock fashionable garmets to attract customers. Generally she works independently but sometimes her siblings help out. In the future she would like to expand her shop and introduce new products. This is her first loan through MFP and she is committed to paying it back on time. The loan, in the amount of 3,000 PEN, will be used to buy mO. clothing.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess


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