A loan of $1,000 helped buy basic needs products such as rice, sacks of sugar, various brands of detergent, canned goods, cartons of milk, personal hygiene items and other items.


Elida Elizabeth's story

Elida Elizabeth belongs to the “Los Jazmines” Communal Bank. She lives in the San Martín region of the province and district of Moyobamba. She bakes and sells bread, groceries and soda pop. Her business is located in her home, where she serves her customers daily.

With this loan for S/. 3,000, which will be repaid in 6 months, she will buy basic needs products such as rice, sacks of sugar, various brands of detergent, canned goods, cartons of milk, personal hygiene items and other products she needs to stock her business. She will also invest in the purchase of consumables needed to prepare mausoleums and in this way satisfy the needs of her customers.

Elida Elizabeth is 40 years old and lives with her 2 children and her husband who also works in this business. She is grateful for the support provided to her because it allows her to grow her business. Her goal is to grown her business and buy her own home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Kendall


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