A loan of $1,075 helped to buy potatoes and disposable utensils.


Luisa's story

Luisa, 26, is a member of the Sumacc Huayta (Beautiful Flower in Quechua) communal bank. She lives with her life partner and their two children. Luisa sells salchipapas (fried potatoes with hotdog sausage) on her doorstep every afternoon. She and her husband also own a car that they use to provide taxi services in town. Luisa needs a 3000 sol loan to buy potatoes and disposable utensils. Luisa dreams with providing her children with a good education and with improving her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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