A loan of $725 helped to buy rice, condiments, meat and other items for her restaurant.


Florinda's story

Florinda is 37 years old, separated, and lives in her sister's house along with her two children. Florinda sells traditional regional dishes. She works Monday through Friday evenings on the corner of her neighborhood where she sets up a table and chairs daily. She is friendly with her customers so she has been able to establish a welcoming environment and customer base. She likes to cook, she learned her mother's culinary secrets. She has been doing this business for 16 years and depends on her mother's help. She wishes to expand her business and improve her tables and chairs so she can make her customers more comfortable. She is seeking S/.2000, and is content to know that she has the economic support to continue forward to meet her goals. She promises to be punctual with every one of her payments. With the loan she will purchase rice, condiments, meat, oil, and other items for her restaurant.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Kendall


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