A loan of $900 helped to buy cattle.

Cecilia's story

Ms. Cecilia is a member of the Community Bank “Corazón Pampuyo” located in the population center of Corazón Pampuyo in the district of Pomata, Province of Chucuito and department of Puno. She is 40 years old. She’s in a civil marriage and has six children. She lives in Ticaraya. She did not complete her primary education (2nd grade).

She has been working with el Movimiento Manuela Ramos for three years. She began her loan with the amount of $100 (300 PEN), which allowed her to increase her capital for her business of buying and selling pigs.

Now, she requires a new loan of $900 (2500 PEN), which will allow her to buy cattle to fatten. Later she will sell them at markets in her area.

Her biggest desire is to continue working and increase her business.

She enjoys meetings and savings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Molly Trad

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