A loan of $625 helped luisa needs a loan of 2000 PEN to purchase soda, rice, sugar, and a display case.


Luisa Julia's story

Luisa is a Member of the Communal Bank Los Claveles.
Luisa is married, is 63 years old, and has 3 older children who are married.
Luisa always dedicated herself to her home, but 8 years ago she felt inspired to open a small grocery store in her home. She began by selling gelatin, popsicles, and cookies, and little by little she continued buying more and more things; nowadays her husband helps her.
Luisa needs a loan of 2000 PEN to purchase soda, rice, sugar, and a display case.
With Finca Luisa was able to invest more, and today her grocery store is well stocked; she learns a lot from the experiences of the other bank members.
Luisa’s dream is to continue moving forward and to help her kids make progress.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariela Cedeño



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