A loan of $525 helped to open an Internet cafe and equip it by purchasing computers, monitors, and accessories.


Maritza's story

Maritza belongs to the Llankachinapac Communal Bank. She is 31, in a common law marriage, and has two sons. She and her sons live in the Urubamba province, which is located north of the city of Cusco. She has a restaurant where she makes dishes like “pollipapas” (typical dish made with fried sausage, potatoes, and chicken), “salchipapas” (typical dish made from fried sausage and potatoes), and roasted chicken. She has been working in this business for several years. It has gone very well for her thanks to the effort that she puts into her work. She is a hard-working and enterprising mother who wants to get her children ahead. She needs a loan to open an Internet cafe. She is going to equip it by purchasing computers, monitors, and accessories. That way she will be able to increase her business capital, have better income, and give her children a better quality of life. She is grateful for the opportunity provided to her and promises to complete her payments on the respective due dates.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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