A loan of $375 helped purchase potatoes, rice, sugar, milk, dried vegetables, oil, noodles, and other items.


Rosario's story

Sra. Rosario belongs to the Communal Bank “Pachapaccari”, which is located in the district, province, and department of Cusco.


She is 48 years old, in a common law marriage, and has five children. Rosario divides her time between her daily activities and her business selling food. She works independently Monday through Saturday as a street vendor. Rosario sells food by herself in the evenings and sometimes she prepares chicken and potatoes. She works from 7pm until approximately 10pm, but that schedule can vary. At the moment she works alone. Rosario is a cheerful and optimistic individual.


Rosario is requesting a loan to buy supplies for her business such as potatoes, rice, sugar, milk, dried vegetables, oil, noodles, and other items. She is very happy with the loan and promises to complete her payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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