A loan of $275 helped purchase of livestock.


Irma's story

Señora Irma is a member of the Manuela Ramos communal bank in the district of Mazo-Cruz, in the province of Collao, in the department of Puno. She is 25, lives with her boyfriend, and has one son. She completed primary school. She has worked with Manuela Ramos for 2 years and sells various items and also buys and sells livestock. Her first loan of 300 PEN let her increase her capital. With this loan of 800 PEN, which will be repaid in 4 months, ahd will buy animals to raise and to later sell. Her wish is to build her own home since she already has the land. She is very thankful to Manuela Ramos and the support they give her. She also receives training from them.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tanya Harper


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