A loan of $475 helped to purchase new products such as rice, pasta, sugar, etc.


Marithza's story

Marithza is a member of the Community Bank "El Comercio" of the Desaguadero District in the Province of Chucuito in Puno. She is 20 years old and she is single. She does not have any children and she completed high school.



She has been with the Manuela Ramos (Kiva Field Parnter) movement for the past year. She sells sweets and cookies wholesale and other varied products (primary needs items). Her first loan was for 500 nuevos soles and used it as working capital funds.



She requests a new loan of S/.1500 nuevos soles, which will be repaid in 3 monthly installments. With said loan, she will invest in the maintenance of her business and to acquire new products such as: sacks of rice, bags of pasta, bags of sugar, etc. These products will be sold in the market in Ilave. And finally, she promises to pay back her loan on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer


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