A loan of $2,550 helped a member to set-up a food cart.


Paraiso Perdido Group's story

66 year old Daria has been a widow for 2 years and has 6 children in her care. Daria is a member of the community bank "Paraiso Perdido", which is located in the town of Izcuchaca, in the Huancavelica department. For more than 10 years, she has been selling chicharones D. chancho, a pork dish, to people in the buses and train that follow the route between the cities Hunacayo, Izcuchaca, and Ayacucho. This loan will be used to set-up a food cart for this business. (In the photo, Daria is sitting in the first row at the far right; she is wearing a grey sweater.)

In this group: Daria, Mauro, Renee Rita, Alcira, Maria Estela, Lidya, Helen Miretzki, Raymundo, Giulliana Elisa, Marianela
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Hynd



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