A loan of $500 helped to buy sweaters, caps, gloves and scarves, and to buy rice, sugar, milk and cookies wholesale.


Maria Antonieta's story

Maria Antonieta is a member of the 'Valle Sagrado A' (Sacred Valley A) community bank which is located in Cusco district, in Cusco province and department.

Maria Antonieta is 37 years old, lives with her partner, and has two children. She divides her time between her daily activities, her grocery store business and her business selling handicrafts. She sells basic household products such as rice, sugar, milk and oil, as well as handicrafts such as sweaters, polo shirts, caps and gloves. She works from 8.00am to 5.00pm and, through her businesses, she provides for her children. Her dream is to expand her grocery store business and her handicrafts business. She is requesting this loan to buy sweaters, caps, gloves and scarves, and to buy rice, sugar, milk and cookies wholesale.

The borrower is happy to be receiving her loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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