A loan of $550 helped to buy an industrial stove and pots for her business.


Maria Elena's story

María Elena is 45 years old. She lives with her family in the district of Tumán, 45 minutes from Chiclayo on the North Coast of Peru. The people here work in agriculture, commerce and raising livestock.

María Elena works making meals and raising small animals as a business. She is requesting a loan of 1,500 PEN to buy an industrial stove and new pots for her business and in this way generate revenues for a higher quality of living.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo



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