A loan of $550 helped to stock her business and to buy ingredients like meat, potatoes, and others.


Alejandrina's story

Alejandrina belongs to the Virgen del Rosario Communal Bank. The bank is located in the Cusco district, which belongs to the Cusco province and Cusco department. Alejandrina is 62 years old, married, and she has four children. She alternates her daily activities with her grocery store business. She sells basic needs products like rice, sugar, milk, and more products. In the evenings she also sells “anticuchos” (a Peruvian dish consisting of meat that is marinated in a dressing maD. of aji peppers, skewered on sticks or metal rods, and cooked on a grill) in her store. She is requesting the loan to stock her business and to buy ingredients like meat, potatoes, and others. She is happy about the loan, and she pledges to make her payments on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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