A loan of $400 helped to buy seeds and fertilizer.

Maria Elena's story

María Elena continues as a member of the “Santo Domingo” communal bank. The bank meets every thirty days in Cusco District in Cusco Province and Department. María Elena is 42-years-old, married and has two children. She was born in the city of Espinar but lives in the beautiful city of Cusco.

She alternates her daily activities with the business of agriculture. She continues growing apples and broad beans to then sell at wholesale in various markets. She also working providing school transportation services. Her wish is to buy a new car.

On this occasion, María Elena is asking for a loan to buy seeds and fertilizer. She’s 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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