A loan of $650 helped to be able to purchase more merchandise (cookies, candies, soft drinks, etc.).


Alicia's story

Alicia I. U. belongs to the “El Comercio” Community Bank, in the Desaguadero district of Chucuito province, in the state of Puno. She is 25 years old, has no children, and has completed her studies as a nursing technician.

Alicia has been working with Manuela Ramos for the last year and a half. She has a business selling sweets. She began her business with a working capital loan of 500 Peruvian nuevos soles (approximately US $163). She is currently seeking a loan of 2,000 nuevos soles (US $650) to expand her business. She plans to purchase more merchandise (cookies, candies, soft drinks, etc.), and will thus be able to increase her income and expand her shop.

Finally, Alicia is prepared to repay her loan on time, according to the expectations of her group.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer k vickery


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