A loan of $1,275 helped to buy groceries for her business.


Maria Benedicta's story

María Benedicta, 58, lives with her husband in the district of Salitral, a community known for selling "chicha de jora" (corn-based drink) and "ceviche" (seafood dish). The local people are involved in commerce and agriculture in Morropon which is two hours from the city of Piura along the northern coast of Peru. María Benedicta and her family work from home selling chicha de jora and beer. She is requesting a loan in the amount of 3,500 PEN to buy grocieries and expand her business in an aim to generate more income for the family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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