A loan of $375 helped to buy fertilizer and seeds for the new sowing season.


Lucrecia's story

Ms. Lucrecia is a member of the “Virgen Purificada Angostura” communal bank. She lives in the district of Angostura in the province of Saylla, in the department of Cusco. She is a 35 year old single woman with three young children. She works in the retail business in the district of Saylla. She owns farmland and grows potatoes, corn, and vegetables for sale. When her customers come to her farm, they buy her entire supply of produce. She will use the loan to buy fertilizer and seeds for the new sowing season. She is immensely grateful for the loan as it will allow her to expand her business and improve her quality of life. She promises to make her payments according to the agreed upon term.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Francoletti-Putz



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