A loan of $375 helped to buy basic medicine so she can have more in-stock.

Darcy's story

Darcy is 24, she is decisive and entrepreneurial woman, she likes to work and knows that with effort it's possible to make progress. she is married to Jhon who is a police officer. They make the effort to achieve a better quality of life and they live together in a house they bought before getting married.

Her business activity is the sale of medicine in small quantities from her home, she mainly sells to the neighbors. In addition during her free time she provides manicure and pedicure services and also has a casual job at a private pharmacy where she has worked for three years and where she learned about medicine. She has had her own business for three years and started working there because she saw her neighbors in need of medicine. After seeing the good results of the business she is saving up her profit to invest in the future to start selling food from her house on Sundays.

This is her first loan with MFP and she is very happy to know that she has financial support, because this way she feels confident to continue with her business. She also commits to be punctual with her loan repayments and this way earn the trust to have more loans in the future. With the loan requested of 1,000 new soles she will invest in buying basic medicine to stock her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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