Ana María is a member of the Communal Bank "Miraflores", located in the district of Pilcuyo, in the province of Ilave, and the department of Puno. She is 56 years old, married and has seven children. She has a primary school education.
Ana has worked with Kiva partner, Manuela Ramos, for six years. The first loan she took was for 500 PEN, and she used it to increase the capital in her business selling fuel. She is now asking for a new loan of 1,000 PEN, which will allow her to increase her business capital. Her dream is to be able to grow her business.
Ana's favorite thing about working with the Communal Bank is the savings and the money she is able to earn from them.