A loan of $350 helped firewood.

Teodora's story

Teodora is a member of the Ayni Community Bank. Ayni means “help” in Quechua. She is 45 years old, married and has 7 children. Teodora sells firewood from her home, which she buys from a producer. Ocassionaly she also travels to different towns in the region where she buys grains that she then sells in the city of Ayacucho. Teordora needs a loan of 1050 soles that she will invest in more firewood. Teodora hopes to expand her business and dreams of seeing her children finish school.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rachel Crouch

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