A loan of $375 helped to buy supplies in bulk, such as rice, sugar and sweets.

Elisa's story

Elisa is 27 years old. She lives in a common-law marriage and has a child. She was born in the city of Pilcopata but lives now in Atalaya, where she works selling food and staple products such as rice, sugar, oil, beverages and mineral water.

This time, Elisa is requesting a loan to buy supplies in bulk, like rice and sugar in sacks, bags of sweets and other things she needs to stock her store.

Elisa is a member of communal bank “Nuevo Amanecer de Gamitana” [Gamitana’s New Dawn], part of Asociación Arariwa in the jungle area of Peru.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand

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