A loan of $675 helped to purchase rice, sugar, oil, and other ingredients.

Teresa's story

Maria Teresa belongs to the communal bank called "Maria Magdalena". She lives in the San Martin Region, Province of Mariscal Cáceres, Juanjuí district. She sells food and does business in the vicinity of an interprovincial transport station. The clients are mostly those drivers and passengers who visit the Terminal daily.

With this credit of $675, which will be repaid within 6 months, she will buy rice, sugar, oil, condiments, napkins and other ingredients such as chicken, fish, pork, vegetables, etc., which are needed to prepare the dishes that she offers on a daily basis to customers.

Teresa is 58 years old. She is a determined and cheerful woman. She lives with her son, who supports her and keeps her company. She has the goal of purchasing land to build a house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Carolyn Ting

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