A loan of $800 helped purchase of a freezer for her restaurant.


Maria Raquel's story

Maria is a member of the communal bank YANAPAKUY. She lives in the district of Santiago, in the province of Cusco, department of Cusco.

She's a 35-year-old single mother with a 15-year-old son. She has a small restaurant which is growing little by little. She's a competent woman who's very dedicated to success. She's mother and father to her son and she helps him all by herself with his studies and with anything else he might need. Maria is asking for this loan to buy a freezer for her restaurant.

She values and is infinitely grateful for the loan, and she promises to pay off the debt within the established period of time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kate Richardson



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