A loan of $450 helped for the purchase of hogs.

Vilma's story

Vilma is a member of the Urubamba Communal Bank. She lives with her partner and one son. She is 30 years old. Vilma travels to the markets in her region where she buys animals, meats and other products that she sells from house to house in Ayacucho. In addition, on the weekends she sells regional food. Vilma is an artisan and makes weavings on a loom that she sells in the city of Ayacucho.

Vilma needs a loan of 1200 soles, money that will be invested in the purchase of hogs. Vilma's dreams are than her children become professionals and that her business grows.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rick & Pat Brown

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