A loan of $600 helped to buy rice, sugar, milk, oil, noodles, sodas, beer, champagne and panettones for her grocery store.


Edelmira's story

Edelmira is a member that belongs to the communal bank “Puntualito” from the city of Cusco, Peru. Edelmira continues working in her grocery store, selling staples. Edelmira is now asking for a loan in order to invest in the purchase of merchandise such as rice, sugar, milk, oil, and noodles, and sodas for the holiday season, beer, champagne and panettones. Edelmira is very grateful with Kiva for permitting her to develop her business which represents the livelihood of her family and the progress of her activity.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand



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