A loan of $850 helped buy rice and sugar.


Cristina's story

Cristina is a member of the Yana Ñahui Village Bank. Yana Ñahui means "black eyes" in Quechua. Cristina is 57 years old and is the widowed mother of 11 children, 4 of whom live with her. Cristina runs a restaurant from a space she rents near various institutions. She works seven days a week.

Cristina needs a loan of 2500 soles to buy rice and sugar.

Cristina's dreams are to improve her business and for her children to become working professionals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cynthia McMurry



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