A loan of $575 helped to buy more stock items for her store.


Sonia's story

Sonia belongs to the “Tesoritos del Manu” communal bank and the bank’s meetings are every thirty days in the city of Salvación in Manu Province, Madre de Dios Department.

Sonia is 34 years old and in a common law relationship; she has four children. She was born in the city of Salvación and that’s where she carries out her commercial activities. Her main activity is foodstuffs sales in a home-based grocery store. She’s been in this business for several years now and does very well thanks to the effort she puts into her work.

On this occasion Sonia needs the loan to buy stock merchandise like rice, sugar, noodles and other things. Sonia is grateful for and values the loan and commits to make her monthly payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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