A loan of $775 helped to a computer and desks.


Stephani's story

Stephani is a 23 year old woman who lives in the city of Chincha. This city is characterized by its warm and pleasing climate. It is also the cradle of the glories of Peruvian sports and its people are cheerful and possess a gift for preparing delicious traditional dishes. Chincha also has beautiful beaches, farming and cattle. Stephani is very hardworking, but when she has a little free time, she likes to listen to music and enjoy one of her favorite dishes, which is the delicious “carapulcra con sopa seca”.

Stephani works day to day in her small business offering printing, scanning, typing, and more. She works around 9 hours a day and can serve up to 30 customers daily. She believes it is going well for her at her business because she is very friendly to the customera and because her business is located in an area where there are a lot of high schools.

Stephani is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to the help they have offered she will be able to buy a computer for her business. She also will buy some desks to be able to offer her customers more comfort. In this way, she will improve her income, since she will have the materials she needs and will keep working to make her biggest dream come true: " to have a great business and be a great micro-businesswoman."

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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