A loan of $1,325 helped to buy merchandise for her store, like bags of rice, sugar, and other things.


Brigida's story

Brigida was born in the city of Challabamba and has resided in the city of Salvación for many years. (Salvación is located in the district of Manu, in the province of Manu, within the region of Madre de Dios, Peru.) Brigida is 40 years old and is in a common-law marriage from which she has two children. She has a lodging house, a grocery store, and a restaurant. She has already been working in these businesses for 13 years, and they are going very well thanks to the effort she puts into her work. She is an entrepreneurial and hardworking woman who supports her family. She belongs to the communal bank "Del Futuro del Manu" ["The Future of Manu"]. She needs this loan to buy merchandise like, for example, bags of rice, bags of sugar, mineral water, soft drinks and soda pop, noodles, cans of milk, and other things. She appreciates and values the loan and promises to meet the monthly payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Aesclinn Donohue



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