A loan of $900 helped to buy ingredients and supplies for her business selling "anticuchos" (grilled meat on a skewer).

Maribel Cirila's story

Maribel, 40, is married and has two children from this relationship. She was born in the city of Cusco, where she works. She has a business selling "anticuchos," grilled meat on a skewer. In her place she sells meat and beef heart anticuchos, among other types, and all are cooked on a charcoal grill. She works together with her family, with her father and her sister, and they formed a partnership.

Maribel is requesting the loan to buy more ingredients for her anticucho business, such as oil, meats, and charcoal, among other things.

Maribel belongs to Unión, Fuerza y Amistad Communal Bank, located in the district of Cusco, in the province of Cusco and department of Cusco.

She is happy about the loan and is committed to making the repayments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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