A loan of $1,000 helped to buy ingredients such as vegetables, rice, pasta, beans, and meats.


Cinforosa's story

This communal bank member is Señora Cinforosa. She belongs to the communal bank "Los Diamantes" (The Diamonds) in the city of Cusco, Peru. She continues to work in her food business in a stand located in one of the city markets. Cinforosa has had this business for many years, and it represents her family's principal income and sustenance. Cinforosa is applying for the loan to buy ingredients such as vegetables, rice, pasta, beans, meats, etc., to produce her foods. Cinforosa feels grateful to Kiva for the loan offered and promises to make the established payments.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry



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