A loan of $550 helped to purchase soft drinks at wholesale to sell.

Cristina's story

Cristina belongs to the “Valle Sagrado de Calca” (Sacred Valley of Calca) communal bank, located in the Calca district of Calca province, in Cusco department. Cristina is 50 years old, married, and has 3 children. She operates her own business buying and selling soft drinks, which she distributes to various grocery stores. Cristina also works as a tutor at the secondary level.

With this business and her social work, she is able to advance her children. Cristina wants to expand her soft drink business and, consequently, she is requesting a loan to purchase soft drinks at wholesale.

Cristina is happy at the prospect of the loan and she promises to comply with the payment schedule.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD

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