A loan of $675 helped to buy merchandise for her store and pigs to raise.


Maria's story

Sra. Maria is a member of the Communal Bank “Virgen de Las Mercedes” which is located in the District of Huayllabamba, Urubamba Province, Department of Cusco.


She is 40 years old, married, and has three children. Maria divides her time between her daily activities and her business of raising animals such as pigs. She also has a grocery store where she sells rice, sugar, noodles, and cookies. Through these businesses, Maria is able to move her children forward. She wants to expand and improve her business of raising animals, so she is requesting a loan to buy pigs. Maria also wants to keep her store in operation by purchasing rice, sugar, milk, and noodles in bulk.


She is happy with the loan and promises to complete her payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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