A loan of $225 helped to invest in his wife's business of organizing social and cultural events.


Mario Anderson's story

Mario is a member of the Ariariwa Association’s Communal Bank “Granito de Mostaza” (“Little Mustard Seed”) and is 56 years old. Mario was born in the city of Lima and currently lives in the city of Cusco together with his wife and three children.

Mario has a degree in tourism. Currently, he works independently as an official tour guide for the Sacred Valley of the Incas and does the Inca trail trek. He has been working in tourism for 18 years already, and it has been going well, thanks to the effort he puts into his work. He needs this loan to invest in his wife’s business, which is organizing social and cultural events.

Mario is grateful for the opportunity provide through this means and commits to making the payments according to the timeline.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jacqueline Demeranville



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