A loan of $575 helped to pay her son's schooling costs.


Maria's story

María, 48, belongs to the “Virgen del Carmen de Calca” communal bank located in Calca District belonging to Calca Province and Cusco Department. She works as an elementary school teacher from 8am until 6pm and she has ten years’ experience in this occupation. Her dream is to own a school. She’s asking for the loan to pay for her son’s schooling; he’s in secondary school. She is happy about the loan and commits to make her installment payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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