A loan of $925 helped to buy hens and cheese.


Ilberta's story

Ilberta is a member of the Brisas communal bank. She is 36 years old and has a live-in partner and three children.

She sells cheese and hens. Ilberta travels to Lima every two weeks and sells door-to-door. She buy hens in crates and brings them to Ayacucho where she sells them at the "12 de Abril" market.

She is requesting a loan to buy hens. Ilberta became a member of the bank through an invitation from a friend. She is grateful for the credit terms she gets, allowing her to save and some day build a house and educate her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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