A loan of $800 helped to buy merchandise (clothes) for her business.


Maria's story

Maria is a member of the "SAN VALENTIN" community bank which is located in Cusco district, in the province and department of Cusco.

Maria is 57 years old, widowed, and has 2 children. Her business is buying and selling children's, women's and men's clothes such as polo shirts, sweaters, jackets, blouses, baby clothes, etc. She has an establishment in a mall in the city center. She also works as a teacher in a state school and this is how she gets her family ahead in life.

Maria is requesting this loan to buy merchandise (clothes) for her business. 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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