A loan of $1,150 helped to buy edible products such as rice, sugar and milk.


Lola's story

Lola is 65 years old and is a hardworking woman. She has been single for many years and has 2 children. She lives with them in her own house.

Lola's work is the sale of staple groceries like rice, sugar, oil, vegetables, biscuits, soft drinks, milk, bread and eggs, among other things. She has her own business inside her house. She is dedicated full-time to her business, and she feels very happy about her sales. She runs the business on her own while also handling the basic functioning of her home. She supplies her business with weekly purchases in the commercial centers downtown in the city with the help of her son. She has had this business for five years now.

Lola is asking for a loan of 3000 soles. She is very happy to know that she has the financial support to continue increasing her working capital, and she promises to make her repayments punctually. With the loan she will buy groceries like rice, sugar, milk, bread, eggs and other products.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Melia Meggs


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