A loan of $1,075 helped to increase her working capital.

Luisa's story

Luisa is a member of the "Brisas D. Rio Blanco" ["Breezes of the White River"] Communal Bank, which is located in the district of Pilcuyo, province of El Collao, department of Puno. She is 52 years old, widowed, and has 6 children. She completed primary school.

Luisa has been working with Movimiento Manuela Ramos for five years. The first loan she requested was for 500 nuevos soles, which she used to increase capital for her cattle fattening business. Currently, she has a business that she shares with her son, buying and selling cars.

Luisa is requesting a new loan of 3,000 nuevos soles. This money will allow her to increase her business' capital.

Her dream is to get ahead with her business and to have more capital. She enjoys the punctuality of her communal bank.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Katie Kavanagh

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