A loan of $325 helped buy seeds and fertilizer.


Marilia's story

Marilia belongs to the Chacco Communal Bank. Marilia is in a common-law marriage, and she has a one year old child. Marilia grows vegetables, and she sells them at the wholesale foodstuffs market in the city of Ayacucho. The arrival of her baby greatly limited her activities. Marilia needs a loan for 900 soles to buy seeds and fertilizer Marilia lives in her mother and father in-law’s house, and her dream is to have her own house.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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