A loan of $775 helped to buy pipes and bulding supplies.

Jandire Katerine's story

Jandire is a member of the ‘Las Románticas’ (The Romantic Ones) communal bank in Coronel Portillo District, Ucayali Department. She’s 24-years-old, married and has a daughter. She’s been working with Manuela Ramos loans for years. She sells pipes directly to construction companies; her husband manages a firm.

She will use her 2,000 new sol loan from Manuela Ramos to buy 100 1” pipes, 100 ½-inch pipes, 100 connectors and 100 elbow joints.

Her business is one of the most profitable. She’s starting out as a businesswoman and hopes to have more capital in order to have more products to offer her customers. She thanks Manuela Ramos for giving her the opportunity of starting her business and above all to continue with it.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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