A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase potatoes.


Faustina's story

Faustina is a member of the Retoño Communal Bank. Faustina is married, is 43 years old and has 3 children. Faustina travels to the markets where she buys cereals, potatoes and products that she sells in the supply markets in the city of Ayacucho. In addition, Faustina makes dehydrated potatoes (parboiled and sundried, which is used in food preparation) that she sells to intermediaries. Faustina needs a loan of 3000 soles, money which will be invested in the purchase of potatoes. Faustina dreams of improving her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Aimee Sostowski



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