A loan of $850 helped buy a motorized cart.

Vanesa Dortis's story

Vanesa belongs to “Las Brisas” community bank, located at Mz.1 Lt.1 Jr. Pachacutec, district of Calleria, Ucayali. She is 27 years old, has 2 young children that still depend on her, she is a single mom that fights day after day.

With the first loan that she received of $100 US (S/.300), she decided to purchase chicken. Currently, Vanesa continues with the same business of selling chicken. She starts working very early to then take care of her children.

With the loan of $850 US (S/.2,500), to be repaid in 4 months, she will buy a motorized cart to generate better income and repay the loan on time.

Vanesa feels happy and with lots of strength to keep moving ahead. She thanks God for giving her life and health.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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