A loan of $975 helped buy cement.


Lidia Susana's story

Lidia is a member of the Los Claveles (“The Carnations”) Village Bank. She is married and has four children; two are in school and two work. Lidia has a hardware store where she sells construction materials like cement, iron rods, bricks, and tubes. She works every day and her children also help out.

Lidia needs a loan of 3000 soles (US$975) which she will use to buy cement. Her dreams are for her children to finish school, to open up another hardware store for her children to run, and for her business to prosper.

Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva fellow

Lidia es socia del Banco Comunal Los Claveles.

Lidia es casada, tiene 4 hijos, de los cuales 2 estudian y 2 trabajan, Lidia tiene una ferretería en donde vende materiales de construcción como cemento, fierros, ladrillos, tubos, actividad que realiza todos los días con la ayuda de sus hijos.

Lidia necesita un préstamo de 3000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de cemento.

Lidia sueña que sus hijos culminen sus estudios, tener otra ferretería para sus hijos y que prospere su negocio.



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