A loan of $550 helped to buy chairs and tables and to finish building her home.


Maria Esterfilia's story

María Esterfila is 55 years old and lives with her husband and children in the Cascarillo village, a rural area in the Buenos Aires district of Morropon province in the Piura region of Peru's northern coast. Here the people make a living working in farming, cattle-raising, and running businesses.

María makes a living selling beer and corn liquor. She runs her business out of her home. María is applying for a loan of 1500 Nuevo Soles in order to to buy chairs and tables and to finish building her home for her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw



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