A loan of $550 helped to buy firewood wholesale and to buy ingredients for preparing traditional Peruvian corn beer.


Primitiva's story

This borrower belong to the "Mama Simona" communal bank, which is located in the district, province, and department of Cusco.

This borrower is Ms. Primitiva. She is a 45 year-old widow and has four children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her businesses selling firewood and chica, which is a corn-based beverage. She works independently, from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Through these small businesses, Primitiva has helped her children to get ahead. She would like to expand and improve her businesses of selling firewood and chicha. She is requesting a loan to buy firewood wholesale and to buy ingredients for preparing chicha, such as corn and jora [germinated, dried corn kernels].
Primitiva is happy to receive this loan and promises to comply with her repayment schedule.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Katie Kavanagh



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