A loan of $925 helped to buy a larger plot of land for her cafe.

Isabel's story

Ms. Isabel belongs to the communal bank "Honesty and Work", an affiliate of Kiva, and lives in the Jr. Alfonso Ugarte Nº 346, province of Juanjui, department of Marshal Cáceres. She is 47 years old and is the mother of 2 children, 1 of legal age and one of which who still depends on her. Her spouse administers the Institute that years ago they founded together. As an opportunity to grow, she joined the bank four years ago. With her first loan of $300 dollars she decided to invest in a small cafe inside the Institute.

At present, she continues with her business, in addition to counting on a daily income from a a photocopier, with which she will be able to repay her loan promptly.

With this loan of 3,000 nuevos soles that will be repaid in six months, she will buy a larger plot of land for her cafe.

Isabel is very happy to belong to Manuelo Ramos, which has permitted her to grow as a woman and a business person.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lois Parshley

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