A loan of $1,075 helped to buy fruit wholesale.


Marina's story

Marina belongs to the Sumac Wata Communal Bank. This bank is located in the Cusco district, Cusco province, Cusco department. Marina is a 56 year old widow, and she has four children. She alternates her daily activity with her business of selling fruit. She sells at the San Sebastian market. She sells different varieties of fruit like apples, oranges, bananas, and grapes. She has a small stand where she sells from 7:00 a.m until 6:00 p.m. She wants to expand her fruit selling business. She is requesting the loan to buy fruit wholesale. 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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