A loan of $300 helped to purchase sheep and pigs.

Paula's story

Paula is a member of the communal bank “Santa Rosa de Lima” that is located in the Juli district, Chucuito province, Puno. She is 51 years old, married, and is the mother of 6 children (only 2 are currently in her care). She completed only 3 years of primary education, and lives in the neighborhood Tupac Amaru Av. Alfonso Ugarte 707. She has worked with the Manuela Ramos organization for 3 years, her first loan was for 300 nuevos soles, which she used to purchase sheep and pigs. She is currently requesting a loan of 850 nuevos soles to purchase more sheep and some pigs to fatten. She also does cloth embroidery. Her dream is to continue working. She enjoys saving, and attending the meetings of her communal bank.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar

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