A loan of $650 helped buy rice, sugar and pasta.


Irene's story

Irene is a member of the Desarrollo (“Development”) Village Bank. Irene is 56 years old and married with two children. Irene runs a neighborhood store called Cuzco from her home, where she sells dry goods, vegetables, meat, perfume, and special order clothing. She also has a call center. She buys her wares in Lima, and runs the store with the help of her husband and children. Irene needs a loan of 2000 soles to buy rice, sugar and pasta. Irene dreams of putting a roof onto her house (which is currently covered with corrugated tin) and of owning a car.

Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva Fellow

Irene es socia del Banco Comunal Desarrollo.
Irene es casada, tiene 56 años y 2 hijos, Irene tiene una bodega bazar llamado Cuzco, ubicada en su casa que esta en el distrito D. Jesús Nazareno, en donD. venD. abarrotes, verduras, carne, perfumes, ropa a pedido, también tiene un locutorio, sus productos los adquiere en la ciudad D. Lima, la atención D. su negocio lo realiza con la ayuda D. su esposo e hijos.
Irene necesita un préstamo D. 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. arroz, azúcar y fideos.
Irene sueña con techar el primer piso D. su casa y tener un carro.



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