A loan of $425 helped buying cows.


Sonia's story

Mrs. Sonia is a member of the communal bank “Vírgen del Rosario” located in Villa Queñuani, Yunguyo District, Yunguyo Province, Department of Puno; she is 32 years old, lives with her partner, and has two kids. She lives in the Porteño neighborhood and she has completed high school. Sonia has received two loans from Kiva partner Movimiento Manuela Ramos. Her first loan was for PEN 500, which allowed her to increase her capital for her business buying and selling cattle. Today, she is requesting a new loan of PEN 1,200, which will allow her to buy cows, fatten them up, then resell them. She already has a business buying and selling hot peppers. Sonia's biggest wish is to keep working. She loves to save and to go to the loan center's meetings, since she enjoys interacting with the other members.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Violeta Rubiani


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