A loan of $850 helped to buy sheep and potatoes.

Cirila's story

Cirila belongs to the Llapanchik communal bank, which means “Everyone” in Quechua. Cirila is single, she is 39 years old, and has 2 children who are in school. She lives in a rented house and dreams of having a piece of land where she can build her house and open a store.

Cirila travels to the different markets in the region two times per week and sells fruits and vegetables. At those markets she buys grains, livestock animals, and potatoes, which she sells in the city of Ayacucho. Cirila needs a loan of PEN 2,400.00 to buy sheep and potatoes

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Day

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