A loan of $1,050 helped she needs a loan in order to buy sacks of rice and corn directly from the farmers in order to later sell them to the mills..


Joanne's story

Joanne is a collaborative and active client who lives in the Campo Verde district in the region of Ucayali. She is 40 years old and has three children (one of whom is grown up).

Joanne's business is the purchase and sale of grain (rice, corn, etc.) which she runs with her husband. She has been part of the Communal Bank “Las Nazarenas” for eight years and the first loan she received was for 300.00 new soles, which she used to used to buy essential household items to sell from her home. Currently, she needs a loan of 3000.00 new soles in order to buy sacks of rice and corn directly from the farmers in order to later sell them to the mills.

Joanne's goal is switch to the business of raising cattle for sale.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Julia Kastner


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