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Total loan: $1,100
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A loan of $1,100 helped to purchase corn and also to set up her "picantería" (a restaurant serving shared plates of traditional food) by purchasing chairs and tables.


Anonymous's story

This member belongs to the communal bank “SAYHUA 3.” The bank is located in Urubamba District, belonging to Urubamba Province and Cusco Department.

The member is 41 years old, married and has 3 children. She divides her day between her regular daily activities and her business buying and selling corn. She also sells strawberries. And she sells, chicha (maize liquor), cracklings, sodas and beer; she is the proprietor of a "picantería" (a restaurant serving shared plates of traditional food). She works from 5:00a.m. until 11:00p.m. Through this business, she is able to help her children to get ahead. She wants to expand her corn selling business as well as her "picantería." The member is requesting the loan to purchase corn and also to set up her "picantería" by purchasing chairs and tables.

The member is happy with the loan and promises to comply with her re-payment schedule.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marni Siegal



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: August 5, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación Arariwa

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: August 5, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación Arariwa