A loan of $1,125 helped increasing her merchandise.

Nelly's story

Nelly is 45, lives with her spous and two children in a rented house. For more than three years she has been dedicated to the sale of firewood, which started with logs and actually now is in large quantities becasue she has been able to locate contacts which proviD. her with trunks to cut them in large quantities. Every fifteen days she travels to acquire the trunks and contact the people who are in charge of cutting them into logs. Nelly plans to bring each time a larger quantity of firewood, and at this time is analizing the wayt o start another business to increase her income. It is the tenth time she has asked for a loan with MFP, she knows perfectly what the solidarity work in community banks involves, which is why she is very happy to be part of one. The amount she needs this time is to obtain more trunks, each trunk is valued at about 70 soles.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Zach Frey

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