A loan of $950 helped to buy groceries for her business.


Maritza Elizabet's story

Maritza is a 53-year-old woman with two children in her care. Her home is located in the area known as Godofredo García Vásquez, which is in a rural area of the district of Tambogrande; the address only has electricity. Maritza sells groceries, drinks, and candy from her home, which she does every day. As a supplementary activity she also works as a seamstress and dressmaker for current customers. This second activity she has been doing for four years, and supports the first business mentioned above. The total of the requested loan is 2500 Peruvian soles, which will be used to buy basic goods such as rice, sugar, milk, drinks, etc. to stock her grocery store.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sophie VH


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