A loan of $325 helped purchase of materials (vegetables, meats, potatoes, etc.).

Honorata's story

Honorata is 62 years of age, studied up to the fourth year of secondary school, lives with her partner and is the mother of two sons ages 27 and 23. She lives at Jr. Bolognesi Nº 543 of the District and Province of Yunguyo – Puno.

She has been amember of the Communal Bank “Wiñay Marca”- Yunguyo since the year 2001. With the initial loan of S/.300.00 new soles she bought: sugar, rice, vegetables to cook in her restaurant. At 30 years of age she worked in a beauty salon for 8 years and in 1994 she opened her restaurant which she has to date.

With the laon of S/.1000.00 new soles, which will be repaid in 4 installmente, she will buy: 2 bags of rice with S/.290.00, 2 bags of sugar with S/. 152.00, 2 100 lb. pages of potatoes with S/.120.00 and with the remainder she will buy vegetables and meat.

Her dream is to buy a house in the city of Puno and that her younger son finish his higher education (he studies in Bolivia).

“The Communal Bank is very good with the women are punctual with payments, arrive on time and we do not have any problems" Honorata said very contently.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Aimee Sostowski

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