A loan of $700 helped to purchase livestock, as well as groceries such as rice, sugar, flour and cooking oil.

Felicitas Emiliana's story

Felicitas Emiliana is a member of the “Punta Sahuacasi” cooperative bank in the Azángaro district of the Puno region. She is 40 years old, married, has 3 children, and she studied until the 5th year of secondary school.

Felicitas Emiliana has been working with the Manuela Ramos movement for 2 years. Her first loan was for 300 Peruvian soles, which allowed her to increase her capital for her business buying and selling cattle.

Presently, she needs a loan of 2,000 soles to buy better livestock. Concurrently, this member dedicates herself to selling groceries, and for this will buy rice, sugar, flour, cooking oil, etc.

Her greatest wish is to make progress, become a wholesaler, and also to have high-quality livestock. With regard to her cooperative bank, she notes that she likes to save and the benefits of having a savings plan.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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