A loan of $700 helped to purchase more ocas for her business.

Karen's story

The member’s name is Karen and she belongs to the Madres Trabajadores (Working Mothers) Communal Bank, located in the district, department, and province of Cusco. Karen continues with her business, selling oven-roasted ocas (a tuber similar to a potato). She is a street vendor and works in one of the markets in the city of Cusco. She works every day in the morning. Through this business, she helps her family get ahead. Karen is a happy and responsible person with a strong desire to continue working. She is requesting the loan to purchase more ocas for her business. She is happy to be receiving the loan and promise to make her payments on schedule.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Francoletti-Putz

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