A loan of $200 helped set up her grocery store.


Nilda's story

Nilda belongs to “Virgen Estrella de Oropesa” communal bank, which is located in Oropesa village, in the Quispicanchis province of the Cusco department. Nilda lives with a partner, is 31 years old and has three children who are 11, 8 and 5 years old.

Nilda has a small grocery store in the village. She manages and attends to her store, which is located on the first floor of her house. She is a new member to the group. Her friends invited her to participate because she is a very enterprising woman with a reputation for having good credit.

Nilda needs this loan so that she can invest in setting up her grocery store, and to buy rice, flour, butter, noodles and other basic needs products. She needs the loan to invest in the purchase of products. Nilda is very thankful for the loan and is committed to completing the loan payments in a disciplined way.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Flavia Garcia (vol)



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