A loan of $200 helped purchase supplies and ingredients, such as flour and yeast.

Marcelina's story

Marcelina belongs to Asociación Arariwa’s “Ricchariy Puririsun” communal bank. She lives in the city of Oropesa in Cusco Province. She’s 45-years-old, and has three children all of whom are independent.

Marcelina makes and sells “Chutas” [traditional large bread rolls typical of Oropesa and Cusco]. On this occasion, she needs the loan to buy materials and supplies like sacks of flour, sacks of sugar and yeast, for example.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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