A loan of $425 helped buy guinea pigs and chickens.


Josefa Betty's story

Betty is a member of the LLamkasum Communal Bank, which means “We clothe” in Quechua. Betty is 28, in a common law marriage, and has one child.

Betty sells fruit and soft drinks as a street vendor in the city’s wholesale market. She does this every Sunday. Also, Betty raises small animals at her house.

Betty needs a loan for 1,200 PEN to buy guinea pigs and chickens.

Betty dreams of having a pastry shop and of having fun.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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