A loan of $675 helped to purchase livestock.

Julia's story

Julia is a member of the Community Bank "Jesus de Nazareth", located in the Centro Poblado Lopez in the city of Ilave, in the province of Collao, Puno. She is 29 years old and she is married, and is mother of 3 children. She completed high school. She lives in Centro Poblado Jamachi in Yancaro.

She is with the Manuela Ramos movement (Kiva Field Partner) for more than 3 years. Her first loan was in the amount of S/.300 nuevos soles and she used the funds as working capital to purchase livestock.

She currently requires a loan in the amount of S/.2000 nuevos soles, funds will be invest in the purchase of pigs. Julia later resells them in the country fairs of the region that are held once every week.

Her hope is to keep working so that she will be able to send her children to school.

She enjoys savings and attending the meetings.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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