A loan of $175 helped buying sheep and pigs.

Mary Luz's story

Miss Mary is a member of the Communal Bank "24 of June", she lives in the district of Ilave, El Collao province, Puno department. She is 22 years old, single, has no children, and continued to study college. She works buying and selling livestock such as sheep.

She has been working wih the Movimieno Manuela Ramos for 6 months now, and in her communal bank her first loan was for S/. 500.00 nuevos soles, which she used to buy small animals.

She is requesting a loan for S/. 500.00 nuevos soles which she will invest in buying animals such as sheep and pigs.

Her hope for the future is to open a computer store and to have her own job.

What she likes the best about her organization is the gatherings they organize.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eliana Colunga

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