A loan of $200 helped to buy food products like rice, sugar, eggs, and noodles, among others.

Angie's story

Angie, age 21, is an enterprising woman. She is married and has three children, ages five, three, and two. She lives with them in her own house. Angie’s business is selling basic need food products like rice, sugar, condiments, sausages, milk, eggs, drinks, candy, and others.

She opens the doors to her store very early every day. She does this in order to tend to her customers, who come looking for some product, knowing they will find what they need at her store. Her store is the most well-stocked in her area, and her customers do not hesitate to buy from her. They also buy because of the quality of the brands of items that she offers. In addition to this, the cordial and friendly treatment that she expresses in each one of her words is a perfect quality for which her customers are always grateful. She has been in this business for three years, and she always receives help from her husband and children.

She will now request 500 soles. She is a very responsible and supportive member in her group. She is grateful to those who provide her with the loan she needs in order to continue developing her business. She will use the requested loan to buy a greater quantity of products for her grocery store. She will buy things like rice, sugar, eggs, noodles, vegetables, fruit, and other items.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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