A loan of $425 helped buy fruit and bottles to make and sell juice.


Teresa De Jesús's story

Teresa de Jesús Martinez belongs to the Community Bank “La Amistad” (Friendship), located at Jr. Oroya Mz G, Lot 2 in the Nuevo Bolognesi neighborhood, kilometer 7 of the District of Calleria.

Teresa is 46 years old and has three grown children. Her husband is a photographer.

The first loan she received was for S/.300.00 Nuevos Soles and she bought a camera and film and began to take photographs. She sought out clients and during the holidays she was able to serve many customers.

This loan, for S/.1,300.00 Nuevos Soles is to buy fruit, bottles and lids, and wood to make and bottle juice. With the help of her husband and children she will distribute the juice to her customers.

She is grateful for all of the support Manuela Ramos has given to her and her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rachel Crouch


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