A loan of $650 helped buy alpaca wool.


Lucia's story

Lucia is a member of the Dios es Amor community bank in the Mazo-Cruz district, Collao province, Puno department. She is 52, married, and has 3 children. She lives in the Jose A. C. neighborhood. She has a 5th grade education. Lucia has been working with the Movimiento Manuela Ramos for one year. She started with a loan of 300 PEN, which allowed her to increase the capital for her business of buying and selling alpaca wool. With this loan of 2,000 PEN she will buy alpaca wool to stock her business. Her biggest desire is to have a store or a restaurant because working as a gatherer is very hard. What she likes best about her community bank are the meetings and the savings she has been able to accumulate. .

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish


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