A loan of $750 helped to buy ingredients for her different stews.

Florencia's story

This member belongs to the communal bank "CHICON" which is located in the village of Chicón in the province of Urubamba and department of Cusco.

Florencia, 47, is married and has two children. She has a food business and also runs a restaurant called El Paraíso where she makes different kinds of stews. She invites everyone visiting Chicón to come by and taste her dishes. She is a hard worker and in the process of building her own house. She also helps her children with their education. In the future she wants to expand and improve her restaurant. The loan will be used to buy rice, oil, potatoes and noodles, among other items, for her different stews.

She is grateful for the loan and committed to paying it back on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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