A loan of $675 helped buy supplies and candies.

Norma's story

Miss Norma belongs to The Orchids Communal Bank located in Comandante Barrera Nº 605, district of San Fernando, in the department of Ucayali. Norma is 51 years old, she has 2 children and her husband is a Mechanic. She has been working with the Manuela Ramos Communal Bank for the past 2 years and with the first loan of $120, she decided to invest it in selling candies.

Norma sells candies and trimmings. Every day she goes out to sell her products in order to keep her clients happy and to meet their needs.

With the loan of $675, which she will repay over a period of 4 months, she will use it to buy candies such as, 2 boxes of cookies, 1 box of chewing gum, 3 strips of Lays chips, 1 box of toothpaste and 2 dozens of small soaps.

Norma is a lady who works tirelessly in her business, so even after certain stumbles that she has had in life she keeps on working hard. Also she is very grateful of the support given by the Communal Bank.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ana Gabriela Clark

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