A loan of $525 helped for the purchase of regional products.


Juana's story

Sra. Juana is a member of the Manuela de Hoy II Community Bank, which is located in the Camicachi Community in the key district, in the El Collao province, Puno department. She is 48 years old, is married and mother to 7 children. She completed studies through the 3rd grade and lives in the community of Urani. She has worked with the Manuela Ramos Movement for 2 years, and her original loan was for 300 new soles, which she used to buy regional products. Currently she requests a loan of $525 to invest in products from the region such as potatoes, barley, quinoa, etc to sell them in the weekly fairs. Her wish is to keep working. She likes savings.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Schapiro


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