A loan of $725 helped to buy basic groceries to sell.


Pilar's story

This lady belongs to the community bank "Hands Together Rumichaca-Alta". This bank is located in the town of Rumichaca, in the province of Urumbamba and the department of Cusco. The bank member is called Pilar; she is married and 45 years old. She has 4 children, 3 of whom are grown up and one who is 16 years old. She has a small grocery store where she sells all sorts of goods from basic necessities to sodas and beers. She wants the loan to buy basic groceries such as rice, sugar, noodles, and flour, and in this way strengthen her business. She is requesting the loan to buy basic necessities. The bank member is very grateful for the loan and she promises to may the repayments for this loan in a disciplined way.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Hynd



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