A loan of $600 helped to buy rice and milk for her store.

Luz Marina's story

Luz Marina continues with her grocery store selling basic staples like rice, sugar and milk, among others. She’s also a teacher at a private school in Cusco. She works Monday to Friday and this is how she supports her family. She requests the loan to buy rice and milk for the store.

The “Comuzone IV” communal bank meets monthly in the city of Cusco, Peru. Cusco is noted for being a very touristy, commercial zone and for its traditional Inti Raymi festival and also because one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machupicchu, is located here.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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