A loan of $525 helped buy ingredients like sugar, little bags and little cups, food coloring, and fruits.

Cresencia's story

Señora Crecencia, member of the community bank "Doradinas en Accion", lives in the region San Martín, in the province of Dorado, in the district of San José de Sisa. She is dedicated to selling popsicles and is now having a good time with this activity. She takes advantage of the type of climate of the region to offer her products. She works with a freezer that allows her to keep a good quantity of popsicles, which is why she can sell them in the school districts.

With the loan of 1500 Soles, which she will pay back in four months, she will buy ingredients for the preparation of her popsicles like: sugar, little bags and little cups for popsicles, food colorings, and fruits, for the production of her popsicles, and she also wants to buy corrugated iron, nails for corrugated iron, iron and poles for her roof. She wants to improve her house and make these things more secure.

Crecencia is 50 years old, has eight children, who are already independent. Now she lives with her husband, who supports her in some of the activities. She is a friendly and hard working person with strong desires to move forward in life. Her goal is to have store in her house, to settle her finances, and to have a peaceful old age.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jay Osborne

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