A loan of $400 helped to purchase second-hand clothes for resale.


Milagros's story

Milagros is a member of El Paraiso (The Paradise), a Communal Bank located in the Coronel Portillo district, in the De Ucayali department. She is 22 years old, she is single and she has one child.
She has been working five cycles with the loans she has received by Manuela Ramos. She sells used clothes ion her own house, and she is helped by her mother who lives with her in the same house.
With her new loan of 1,000.00 PEN she will buy 15 shirts, 20 trousers, 10 shorts, 10 blouses, 5 skirts, 10 polo shirts, 10 trousers for children, 5 sweaters, 2 zip jackets and 6 dresses.
With the earnings of her activity she provide for her young child, on top of helping her mother paying for some of the basic expenses of the house. She is grateful to Manuela Ramos for having granted her the loan.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa


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