A loan of $750 helped to buy wood.

Estefita's story

Estefita is 32 years old, and is hard-working and enterprising woman who is eager to get ahead. She is married to Rodrigo, who is a shopkeeper and the father of her two children: Kevin who is 17 years old and Sarai who is 6 years old. She lives with her husband, her children and a brother.

She works selling wood. She has many buyers, so she has hired a premises where she stores her wood and exhibits to the public. She has been carrying on this work for 7 years, and has the support of her husband, who takes care of the sawmills so that she can serve the public. She likes what she does because it provides her with an income with which she can pay the household expenses and the education of her children, who are her motivation to continue working, and try to get ahead. She now how plans to increase her sales volume and expand the space of her shop to increase the storage capacity.

This is her loan number 10 with the institution MFP. She is happy with the communal bank, as she considers it to be a harmonious group. With the amount she is asking for, 2000 nueves soles, she will buy wood for her outstanding orders

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer KAROLINA KOSZELSKI

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