A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase supplies to prepare school snacks, such as cooking oil, bread and cookies among other items.


Bertha Camila's story

This member belongs to “SEÑOR DE TETE CACA” Communal Bank. The bank is located in the district of Cusco, belonging to Cusco Province in the department of Cusco.

This member, Bertha, continues with her business selling light refreshments. She has been in this business for awhile and it has been doing well thanks to the effort she puts into it every day. She prepares hamburgers, “salchipapas” [fried sausage and French fries] and soft drinks, among other items.

Bertha is a happy and responsible person who is eager to continue in her business. At the same time she is also dedicated to making traditional dresses, on request. Both her food business and dressmaking endeavor are the ways she is getting ahead and also supporting her family.

Bertha is requesting this loan to purchase supplies to make her school snacks, such as cooking oil, bread and cookies, among other items. She is happy with the loan and is committed to making her payments on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney



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