A loan of $575 helped to purchase merchandise for her business, such as pants, track suits, polo shirts, sweaters, jackets, etc.


Pamela Karen's story

Pamela is a 23 year-old single woman who lives in the city of Ica with her godmother, who has always been by her side supporting her, and who has been like a mother to her. Pamela is a very happy, enthusiastic and hardworking young woman who has a great desire to succeed. Thanks to her efforts and great determination she is studying the technical profession of nursing. She enjoys spending her spare time with her family.

Three years ago Pamela enthusiastically started her small business selling clothing. She starts work every day early in the morning selling garments for gentlemen, ladies and children. She dedicates approximately 10 hours a day to her business and believes it is going well because of her dedication and her friendly service to her customers.

Pamela is very grateful to Kiva lenders since thanks to their help she will be able to purchase merchandise for her business, such as pants, track suits, polo shirts, sweaters and jackets among other items. Thus her business will be better stocked and she expects to be able to increase her sales and income. This will enable her to gradually expand her business and she will continue striving and working to become a good woman and a good professional.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney



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