A loan of $725 helped to buy a variety of clothes to sell.


Maruja's story

Maruja is 35 years old. She lives with her husband and children in a house that they own and is made of rustic materials. They reside in the District of Pucara, a community that has a warm climate. The people engage in agriculture, trade, and livestock breeding. This area is located in Jaén Province, which is part of the region of Cajamarca in the northern mountains of Peru.

Maruja sells clothes from her home and in the surrounding villages. She has also has a small grocery store that is located in her house. Maruja is requesting a loan of 2,000 PEN so that she can buy a variety of clothes that she can offer to her customers. This will help her to generate more income for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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