A loan of $850 helped invest in the purchase of groceries (noodles, oil, rice, sugar, etc.) and sweets.


Gloria's story

Gloria belongs to the Indo American Community Bank, located in AA.HH Portillo, Jr. Ricardo Flores Mz.J Lt.36, Yarinacocha district, department of Ucayali. Gloria is 42 years old and has four children. Her husband is a driver. With the first loan that she received from Manuela Ramos, she invested in the sale of food. At present, Gloria has a cellar and two motorcars. She also receives support from her children who help in looking after the cellar, and one of her children drives the motorcar. With a loan of $850, which will be repaid in 4 months, she will invest in the purchase of 1 package of noodles, 1 gallon of oil, sweets, 1 sack of rice, 1 bag of sugar, and other items. Gloria is a woman who works every day to be able to offer something better for her children and, above all, a good education. She gives thanks to the communal bank of Manuela Ramos to help her achieve certain goals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Carolyn Ting


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