A loan of $375 helped to buy fertilizer and seeds and to clear the land for a new crop.

Melchora's story

This member belongs to the communal bank Virgen Purificada - Angostura . She lives in the Angostura district in the Saylla Province in the department of Cusco.

Señora Melchora is 51 years old. She is married and has 4 children. For economic reasons she did not study past primary school. She farms and raises animals for a living. She is a very hard-working woman and she lives in Saylla. She and her husband work together in the field growing different varieties of potatoes and corn. Together they sell what they produce to the different restaurants in the region and door to door in the residential neighborhoods of Cusco. She is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer and seeds and to help clear the land for a new crop.

She values and is infinitely grateful for the loan since this will allow her business to grow and improve her quality of life. She is committed to repaying the loan on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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