A loan of $775 helped to buy "jora" (an ingredient used to make a traditional drink) at wholesale cost..


Martha Sinforosa's story

The borrower is a member of the communal bank “VIRGEN DEL CARMEN DE CALCA”. The bank is located in the district of Calca, which belongs to the province of Calca and the department of Cusco.

The bank member, Martha Sinforosa, is 64 years old. She makes a living selling "jora" which is an ingredient that is used to prepare chicha, a fermented corn drink. She sells "jora" in the market from 8:00 am until 7:00pm. Her dream is to increase and improve her business. She has requested a loan to buy "jora" at wholesale cost.

She is happy to receive a loan and she promises to make her payments on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Kell



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