A loan of $700 helped purchase rice, cooking oil, and sugar.


Leonora's story

Leonora is a member of the Microfinance Institute called Amaquella, which means “don’t be lazy” in Quechua.

Leonora is a 49-year-old married mother of 4. She has her own store in a rented business space in which she sells groceries, which she does every day with the temporary help of her children.

Leonora needs a 2,100.00 PEN loan, which will be invested in purchasing rice, cooking oil, and sugar.

Leonora dreams of providing her children with an education and of improving her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian



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