A loan of $725 helped for the purchase of cheeses and young animals.

Bertha's story

Bertha belongs to the Santa Rita Communal Bank. She is married and has 4 school age children. She makes traditional clothing such as skirts and traditional petticoats.

She makes these in her house and carries out her sales in the region’s different markets. At the markets, she purchases cheeses, garlic, and young animals that she sells in markets in the city of Ayacucho. In addition, Bertha has 2 mototaxis, one of which is rented out. Her husband works with the other.

Bertha needs a loan of 2000 soles. The money will be invested in the purchase of cheese and young animals. Bertha dreams of buying a car for the work of her husband.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rick & Pat Brown

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