A loan of $725 helped to buy animals and food for the guinea pigs.


Norma's story

Norma was born in the city of Puno, but she currently lives in the city of Cusco. She is 60 years old, married, and has three children.

Norma has a small business raising guinea pigs. She tells us that she has a small shed where she raises the animals. She feeds the animals so that they grow. Later, she sells them.

Norma is part of the “Inti” Communal Bank with the Arariwa Asociasción. She needs the loan to invest in buying animals and feed for the guinea pigs. (Inti is the Quechua word for Sun).

Norma is grateful for the opportunity of the loan, and she pledges to make her payments in a timely fashion.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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