A loan of $575 helped to buy ingredients like food coloring, fruit, sacks of sugar, jugs of milk, etc.


Flor De Maria's story

Flor de María was born in the city of Paruro but has lived in the city of Salvación for the last 28 years. (The city of Salvación is located in Manu District in Manu Province within Madre de Dios Department, Peru).

Flor de María, 48, is married and her beautiful relationship has produced four children. She has a locale where social events like baptisms, weddings, birthdays and anniversaries take place. She also works making soft-drinks and ice-cream at home. She’s been in these businesses for several years now and does very well thanks to the effort she puts into her work. She’s an enterprising, hardworking woman who moves her family forward for she belongs to the “Del Futuro del Manu” (Manu’s Future) communal bank.

On this occasion, she needs the loan to buy ingredients like food coloring, fruit, and sacks of sugar, jugs of milk and other things. She is grateful for and values the loan and commits to make her monthly installment payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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