A loan of $950 helped to buy stock merchandise for her store.

Dilcia's story

Dilicia, 45, has a spouse and one dependent son. She lives in her own house in Tambogrande District in northern Perú. It has electricity and water and she lives in the urban part of the zone. She showed herself to be very enterprising when she saw the opportunity of opening a grocery store that would help her meet local demand.

The activity she carries out is selling groceries, soft-drinks and snacks. She’s been in business for more than four years. She’s open every day and works from home; she has an established regular clientele.

She’s asking for the loan to buy merchandise to stock her store. She will buy basic staple goods like rice, sugar, oil, soft-drinks, snacks, etc. This will help her have merchandise in stock and to offer the public a wider variety of options. She is well known in the zone and wants to expand.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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