A loan of $550 helped purchase corn and broad beans.


Lucia's story

Lucia is a member of the Sonrisa Microfinance Institute.


She is a 46-year-old separated mother of two children. She travels to the different markets in the region where she buys grains, then sells them in various markets throughout the city of Ayacucho.


Lucia needs a 1,600.00 PEN loan, which she will invest in purchasing corn and broad beans.


Lucia dreams of buying a car so that she can transport her goods.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian



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