A loan of $500 helped lucia needs a 1500 soles loan that will be invested in the purchase of frozen fish, rice and oil.

Lucia's story

Lucia is a member of the Marcela communal bank.
Lucia is married, 54 years old, and has 7 children. Lucia sells food in one of the doors of the Magdalena market every afternoon with the help of her daughter. Every day she builds a tent that will protect her from the rains. Furthermore, Lucia has a small store in her house where she sells various drinks. This store is administered by her daughter.
Lucia needs a 1500 soles loan to purchase frozen fish, rice and oil.
Lucia dreams of selling her condiments wholesale, seeing her youngest son complete his studies, and resting.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lucia Franzese

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