A loan of $1,100 helped to purchase rice, sugar, milk and cookies.


Luz Marina's story

This member belongs to the "Valle Sagrado A" [sacred valley A] communal bank. The communal bank is located in the district of Cusco, in the province and department of Cusco.

This member is Luz Marina. She is 70 years old and is a widow with two children. She alternates her everyday activities with her business, which is a grocery store. She sells milk, sugar, oil, cookies and rice. Luz Marina works from 6am until 10pm. Through this business she is able to help her children get ahead. Her dream is to expand her grocery store business. Luz Marina is requesting this loan to purchase rice, sugar, milk and cookies wholesale.

Luz Marina is grateful for the loan and is committed to paying her installments.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alexandra J



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