A loan of $575 helped to purchase staples such as bags of rice, bags of sugar, vegetables, oil, spices and other items.


Maria Eugenia's story

Maria Eugenia was born in the province of Puno but currently lives in the town of Lucre in the province of Cuzco. She is 23 years old and is in a cohabitation relationship from which she has one daughter. As a loan group member, Maria Eugenia is a traveling food vendor. She sells her meals from 10 am to 2 pm Monday through Friday. At this time, she needs a loan to buy staples such as sacks of rice, sacks of sugar, vegetable oil, spices and other items. The dream of loan partner Maria Eugenia, is to buy land to build a house.

Maria Eugenia belongs to the community bank "Lord of Lucre Qoyllority" of the Arariwa Association of the city of Cuzco.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrea Kellogg



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