A loan of $450 helped to buy ingredients for her bread-making business, such as flour and butter.

Sonia's story

Sonia is 50, married, and lives in her own house with her husband and son. Sonia makes bread. For this she has a space in your house where she has an artisanal oven. Every day, she delivers her products to various stores in her moto-taxi. She has been in this business for six years, and in all this time has managed to build up a good clientele. She works with the support of her family.

What she likes about her work is how it makes her feel, knowing that she is on the way to achieving her goals. Someday she wishes to establish a store selling food products. In the meantime she continues to carry out her current work with a great deal of enthusiasm.

On this occasion she will apply for 1200 soles. She is very happy to know that she will have financial assistance, as this way she will feel sure of advancing with her business. Moreover, she promises once more to make her installment payments on time. With the loan applied for she will buy ingredients for her bread, mainly flour by the sack and butter.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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