A loan of $1,000 helped to buy ingredients such as flour, sugar, milk and a lot of other things.


Maria Paulina's story

Maria Paulina is 56 years old. She lives in the beautiful city of Cusco, Peru and has been a member of Arariwa's “Patrón de San Sebastián” community bank for a long time. Maria Paulina considers herself to be a hard-working and enterprising mother and her main business activity is baking cakes which she sells to the “MEGA” supermarket chain. Her additional business activity is selling cosmetics. Maria Paulina will use her loan for $1,000USD to increase her business capital and buy ingredients such as flour, sugar, milk and a lot of other things. She is grateful for the opportunity which she is being given with this loan and therefore pledges to make her repayments in a timely manner.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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