A loan of $1,100 helped to buy more ingredients like: rice, sugar, milk, noodles and oil, among others.


Maruja's story

Maruja, 40, is a member of the “RICHARY ANTEÑA” communal bank located in Anta district which belongs to Anta province, Cusco department.

She has a spouse and four children. She alternates her daily chores with running a restaurant; she cooks lunches and dinners, Monday through Saturday. The restaurant is located in her home. She’s been in business for years and it gives her much satisfaction because it allows her time to be with her family, something she enjoys very much. She wants to continue like this. She is a very cheerful person with much desire to get ahead.

She is asking for a loan to buy more ingredients like: rice, sugar, milk, noodles and oil, among others.

She is happy because of the loan and commits to repay her installments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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