A loan of $2,200 helped a member to buy a tent for the business.

El Centenario De Machu Picchu Group's story

Karen, 23, is a single mother of a two-year-old son. She’s a member of the “Centenario D. Machu Picchu” communal bank. She sells food on Ricardo Palma Street. She’s a street vendor. Karen goes out daily very early to sell her food and works until she sells out. She asked for the loan to set up her business’ sales tent. In the future, Karen would like to have her own restaurant in an established locale. Karen is standing behind the lady wearing the gray jacket. Karen’s wearing a cream colored jacket.

In this group: Victoriana , Beatriz Angelica, Karen Pilar, Melissa Sara , Yolanda, Esperanza, Gladys, Gladys, Maria Isabel

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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