A loan of $975 helped to invest in the purchase of shoes.


Julia's story

Julia is a member of the Banco Comunal Ccori Soncco II (which means Heart of Gold in quechua). Julia is a 52-year-old married mother of 5 children. She sells adult's and children's shoes. Her sales are primarily credit-based. She distributes to merchants of different markets, and dedicates her afternoons to collecting from clients. Saturdays and Sundays she travels to the fairs. Julia asks for a loan to invest in the purchase of shoes. Her dreams are to have a permanent stand where she sells her products and to continue expanding her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marco Alves



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