A loan of $975 helped to buy merchandise, such as rice and milk, for his grocery store.


Apolinar's story

This man is a member of the Valle Sagrado de Calca Communal Bank. The bank is located in the district of Calca, which belongs to the province of Calca in the department of Cusco. This communal bank member is Apolinar. He still has his business selling mattresses. He has had his business for years and it is going well for him because of the effort he puts into it every day. He also still has his other business selling groceries. He sells different types of products, such as rice, sugar, candy, and soft drinks, among others. He is a responsible and hardworking person, which is how he gets his family ahead. He is asking for a loan to buy merchandise, such as rice and milk, for his grocery store. He is happy with his loan and promises to make his payments.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alyson Trowbridge



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