A loan of $1,150 helped to buy candies, chocolates, cookies, and chewing gum.

Carmen's story

Carmen is currently 40 years old and is a single mother with two children. She lives in the province of Urubamba. Carmen works by selling delicacies as a commercial activity to different stores and businesses in the community. Carmen has kept working in this activity so that she can get her family ahead and be able to educate her children.

Carmen is requesting a loan to buy merchandise such as candies, chocolates, cookies, and chewing gum, etc. in order to sell commercially. She is very grateful to Kiva for the help to grow her business. She promises to repay promptly.

Carmen belongs to the community bank “San Jose of Urubamba” of the providence of Urubamba in Cusco, Peru.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alana Abbitt-McGregor

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