A loan of $1,175 helped to buy supplies including sacks of sugar, artificial colorants, fruits and other items.


Laureana's story

Laureana was born in the Pitumarca (Cusco, Peru) community but now lives in the city of Salvación. The city of Salvación is located in the district of Manu in the province of Manu within the department of Madre de Dios, Peru. Laureana is 47 years old and is married with four children. She is a hard working and entrepreneurial mother who is moving her family forward. Her main economic activity is the sale of soft drinks and clothing. She has a small stand in one of the markets of the city where she lives. She always spends her free time working in agriculture. She has had this business for several years and sees that it is going very well for her thanks to the perseverance that she puts forth in her work. She belongs to the Communal Bank "Tesoritos del Manu" (Little Treasures from Manu) and needs a loan now to buy supplies including sacks of sugar, artificial colorants, fruits and other items. She is thankful for the loan and values its worth. She is committed to paying her monthly loan installments.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gina Cappuccitti



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