A loan of $375 helped to pay for her daughter's studies.


Maritza's story

Maritza is a member of the 'San Rafael' community bank which is located in Cusco district, in the province and department of the same name.

Maritza is 38 years old and lives with her partner. She has three daughters and works in a tourist restaurant as a cook. She has been in this job for two years. She works every day except Sundays which is her day off, though her day off can change each month. Through her work, she gets her family ahead in life, with her partner's help.

Maritza is requesting this loan to pay for her daughter's studies. She is happy to be receiving a loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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