A loan of $400 helped comprará gaseosas, jugos, frutas, galletas, arroz, azúcar, etc.


Ruth's story

Ruth is a member of the community bank "Mujeres al Progreso de Juli" and lives at Jr. Lima Nº 523, district of Juli, province of Chuchito, department of Puno. She is married, mother of two children, and studied up to the fifth year of secondary school.

With the first loan of 300 soles, she bought rice, sugar, milk, oil, etc. for her grocery store, a business that she began at age 28. Presently she continues in this area.

With this loan of 1200 soles, which will be repaid in four months, she will buy more merchandise like sodas, juices, fruits, cookies, rice, sugar, etc.

Her desire is to improve her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jay Osborne


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