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A loan of $725 helped to buy beer and ingredients for preparing chicha [traditional corn liquor].


Faustina's story

Faustina was born in the city of Paruro, department of Cusco, and is 53 years old. She currently lives in the Imperial City of the Incas (Cusco, Peru). She is a responsible mother who works selling chicha D. jora [traditional corn liquor]. She has a small restaurant in the popular San Sebastián district in the city of Cusco. At this time, she needs a loan to increase her working capital. She would like to buy beer and ingredients for making more chicha.

Faustina is a very responsible person who belongs to Asociación Arariwa's "Ana Jarvis III" communal bank in Cusco, Peru.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Katie Kavanagh



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