A loan of $500 helped to buy rice, sugar, noodles, and other products.


Nicolasa's story

Nicolasa was born in the city of Cusco, which is known as the archaeological capital of the Americas. She is 58 years old and lives in the same city where she was born.


Nicolasa has a small grocery store in her home where she sells basic necessities such as rice, sugar, noodles, and other items. She has already been in this business for three years and has done very well as a result of the effort she puts into her work. Nicolasa is a member of the Communal Bank “Conzume III”, which is part of Asociación Arariwa. She has requested loans on several occasions. For this opportunity, Nicolasa needs a loan to increase her business capital. She wants to buy more merchandise such as rice, sugar, noodles, and other products.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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