A loan of $600 helped to buy a PlayStation game, snack products and sodas.


Mery's story

This member belongs to the "PATRON SALVADOR DEL MUNDO” Communal Bank. The bank is located in the Tica Tica district, in Cusco Province and Cusco Department. This member is Señor Mery; she is 40 years old. She lives with her partner and has three children aged 15, 8, and 7 months. The member works managing her small business; she has a entertainment venue for adults and kids where she has pinball and also PlayStation games. The member invests each new loan in purchasing a new game, and setting it up in her premises. She has small counters which sell snack products for her customers and also sodas and jell-o. On this occasion, the member wants to be able to invest her loan in buying a PlayStation game and a piece of furniture, and in buying snacks like french fries, tortillas, sodas, and water, and this is why she is requesting the loan. The member says that her business is beginning to be very profitable, which is why she is considering expanding in future to nearby premises and setting up in a better manner to be more welcoming for her young customers. The member is requesting the loan to invest in the purchase of a PlayStation game, snack products and sodas. The member shows that she is very satisfied and grateful for the support that is being provided to her through this means, and agrees to comply with the repayment of her liabilities in the established location.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Arabella Pollack



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