A loan of $900 helped to purchase merchandise for her business, like rice, sugar, and milk.

Lina's story

Lina is 68 years old. She is married and lives with her husband in the house they own.

Lina earns her living selling staple products like drinks, rice, sugar, and others. Her business is located in the interior of her house. She works constantly, beginning with the purchase of all the healthiest and freshest groceries in the city market. When she has what she needs, she sells it in her establishment. She started her business more than twenty years ago, and she has always had her husband's support. She says that running her business is fun and she enjoys it, and now she is very happy with all that she has accomplished as the years have passed. She has many goals, the main one being expanding her shop so that she can offer a greater variety of products to her customers.

At this time, she is requesting 2,500 PEN. She is very happy to know that she has a source of economic support so that she can continue advancing toward accomplishing her goals. She promises to pay each of her payments punctually. With the requested amount, she will purchase more merchandise and products to offer her customers, like rice, sugar, milk, and other goods.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Holly Torpey

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