A loan of $700 helped to buy music accessories.


Marilu's story

Marilu is a 46-year-old woman who is in a common-law relationship and has three dependent children under her care. She lives in her own home with her husband and children. They reside in the village of Palmo II in the District of Cayalti in Chiclayo Province. The services they receive include running water and electricity. This place is a community that has approximately 90 families.


Marilu sells basic necessities such as rice, sugar, noodles, oil, milk, condiments, and other products. In addition, she offers musical services. Marilu has been in business for approximately 10 years and learned this trade from parents. She is known for being a perfectionist in her work. Her children and her husband help her with her business.


The loan of amount of 1,800 PEN that she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of musical accessories so that she can provide better music services to her customers. This will allow her to improve her standard of living.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica


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