A loan of $3,275 helped a member to buy peanuts and sugar.


Madres Unidas Group's story

Greeting from Peru! Marleni is a member of “Madres Unidas” (Mothers United), a Community Bank composed of 8 people who engage in different retail activities. Marleni makes and sells sugar-coated and salted peanuts at wholesale price; she also sells meals in the evenings and she can count on established customers. Marleni is requesting a loan to buy ingredients such as peanuts and sugar. She dreams of owning a bigger locale in order to better tend to her customers. Marleni lives lives in a common-law relationship and she has 2 children. Thanks to her efforts and her dedication Marleni has succeeded in earning a better income, she has bought a prefabricated house and her children go to school. Marleni is very happy for this loan and she is grateful to Edaprospo and Kiva.

In this group: Marleni Elizabeth , Cesar Luis , Andrea , Maria Antonia , Gladiys , Glady Yolinda , Margarita Zoila , Gloria *
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa



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