A loan of $775 helped to buy merchandise such as sacks of rice and sugar, noodles, and other products.


Luci Marcia's story

Marcia was born and still lives in the city of Salvación, which is located in the district and province of Manu in the department of Madre de Dios, Peru.

Marcia, 42, is in a common-law marriage, from which she has one son. She is a hardworking and enterprising mother who provides for her family. Her main business activity is selling groceries, for example rice, sugar, noodles, oil, and other items. She has a small space in her home where she exhibits her products. She has already had this business for several years, and it is going well thanks to the effort which she puts into her work.

She is a member of the "Tesoritos del Manu” communal bank. On this occasion, she needs a loan to buy merchandise such as sacks of rice and sugar, noodles, and other products. She appreciates and values this loan and she is committed to paying her monthly installments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz



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