A loan of $950 helped to purchase more inventory to sell, including crates of sodas, and cases of crackers, sweets and yogurt.

Celia Gricelda's story

Celia is a member of the communal bank called El Comercio, in the district of Desaguadero in Puno. She is 39 years old and married with 2 children. She was able to complete some of her higher education. She has been working with Manuela Ramos for 5 years now, starting with the purchase and sale of sweets and beverages with her initial loan. Celia needs a new loan to invest in her business and purchase crates of sodas, and cases of sweets and snacks including crackers, yogurt, etc. She is able to comply with her loan repayments according the rules of the group.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emily Charnes

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