A loan of $1,050 helped to buy apples, bananas, wheat, barley, corn and quinoa.

Bertha's story

Bertha’s dreams are to build a beautiful house for her daughters and to offer them the best education. Bertha is single, has 2 daughters who are students, and they live in a rented house. She travels to different markets in the region where she sells vegetables, and fruit. While she’s at the markets, she buys cereals, and young animals that she sells from house to house on credit.

Bertha is a member of the Communal Bank Llapanchik that means “Everyone” in Quechua. She needs a loan of 3000 sols to buy wheat, barley, corn and quinoa.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Miriam Palacio

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