A loan of $1,150 helped to buy sugar, yeast, flour and lard to make bread.

Marcelina's story

Marcelina is a member of the Alondras communal bank. She is 31 years of age and a mother of two children, and has been a member of FINCA Peru for three years.

Marcelina makes and sells bread. She is thankful to the institution for the loan facilities offered, as well as the training she receives from her communal bank, as this motivates to be more enterprising every day. Her goal is to build her own traditional oven to bake bread. She plans to invest her loan in the purchase of ingredients to bake bread, namely sugar, yeast, flour and lard.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert

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