A loan of $900 helped to buy merchandise.

Maruja's story

Maruja is a member of the communal bank “QORI ORCCO”. She lives in the district of Urcos in the province of Quispicanchis in the department of Cusco.

She is 50 years old and comes from Sicuani, located 3 hours from Cusco City. She lives with her partner and has 3 children. She has sold chicken and fish from a stall in the central market of Urcos for the last 16 years. She and her fellow colleagues in the union order the quantity of chicken and fresh fish they need from the supplier in the northern part of the country. She is seeking the loan to buy merchandise.

She values and is infinitely grateful for the loan given, since it allows her to grow with her business and improve her quality of life. Moreover, she commits to making all of her loan payments on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jacqueline Demeranville

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