A loan of $350 helped purchase carbonated drinks, juices, mineral water, fruits, bags for "chupetes", etc.


Loidith's story

Loidith belongs to the community bank "María Auxiliadora ”. She lives in the region and province of San Martín in the district of Tarapoto. She sells carbonated drinks of various brands, sizes and flavors, juices, “chupetes” (frozen Popsicles), and mineral water. Her business is located in her own home in AA. HH. February 2nd, Mz F, L-3, where she hopes to give good customer service to her clients.


She has worked in this business more than one year and sales have increased, thanks to her dedication and the fact that hers is the only business of its type in the area.


With this loan of 1,000 Soles (about $350), which will be repaid in 6 months, she will buy carbonated drinks of various brands, sizes and flavors. Also juices, mineral water (with and without carbonation), bags for “chupetes”, a variety of fruits, sugar, vanilla, and all that is necessary to stock her store so that she can satisfy the needs of her customers.


Loidith is 31 years old and lives with her husband and 2 children. She is a very hardworking woman whose goal is to build her business to have a large, well-stocked general store to offer convenience to her customers.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Melissa Hays


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