A loan of $375 helped to invest in buying materials for the restaurant.


Graciela's story

The member belongs to the “CAPAC QOYA” community bank. This bank is located in the district of Qoya, province of Calca, departament of Cuzco.

The member is Graciela. She is 45 years old, married and has 3 children who are 22, 15 and 7 years old. She works managing her bar-restaurant. She has a restaurant which is the only one in the town of Coya. She works with two assistants and they make all kinds of homemade dishes, from the traditional corn and cheese to more complicated ones. She also sells beer and soft drinks from 7 p.m. on and in small quantities. The member is asking for the loan to invest in buying materials and in improving her establishment and buying a supply of beverages. She brings everything from the city of Cuzco, one hour away.

The member is happy with the loan and is committed to making the payments according to the established schedule.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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