A loan of $1,075 helped to buy trees for making firewood.


Sofia's story

Sofía, 42, is a member of the "Agua Viva" (Living Water) communal bank. She is married and has 5 children. She makes firewood that she sells to various businesses. In addition, on Saturdays she travels to farmers' markets to buy potatoes that she then resells in the wholesale market. Sofía needs a 3000 sol loan to buy trees from which to make firewood. Sofía's dreams are that her children complete their schooling and that her business grows.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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