A loan of $350 helped rice, sugar, oil, napkins, etc.


Rosa Maria's story

Señora Rosa Maria, member of the community bank "Sarita Colonia," lives in the region San Martín, province of Mariscal Cáceres, district of Juanjui. She is dedicated to the sales of food and her sales location is near the bus stop Transporte Huallaga Central. The majority of her clients are drivers and passengers that visit this terminal daily.

With this loan for 1000 Soles, which will be repaid in six months, she will buy rice, oil, condiments, napkins, and other ingredients like chicken, fish, pork, vegetables, etc., which she needs for the preparation of her plates that she offers daily to her clients.

Rosa Maria is 22 years old. She is a purposeful and happy woman. She lives with her husband and little son. Her goal is to improve her store and open a confectionery business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jay Osborne


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