A loan of $325 helped to purchase cellular phones wholesale.

Consuelo's story

Consuelo is 35 years old and she went to university. She is married and she is the mother of two sons, aged 10 and 4 years old. They lie in Jr. Bolognesi No. 630 in the district and province of Yunguyo – Puno.

She is a founding member of the community bank "Winay Marca" in Yunguyo. With the initial loan of S/.300 nuevos soles she replenished her capital and purchase a photocopier. When she was 13 years old she started selling children's clothing. When she was 25 years old she got married. Currently she runs a store selling cellular phones and their accessories. In the store she also has a public phone and a book store.

With the loan is requesting, amounting to S/.1000 nuevos soles, which will be repaid in a term of 4 months, she will purchase more cellular phones of different makes and prices, starting from S/.60 up to S/.1900. She places an order to the distributers in the city of Puno.

Her dream is to have various franchise locations in the region of Tacna, and Arequipa. And she wants to see her children go to school and become professionals.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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