A loan of $1,100 helped to buy two dairy cows.

Eulogia's story

Eulogia is a member of the communal bank, Virgen D. Lujan, located in the Tinicachi district, in Yunguyo province, Puno department. She is 63, married, and has 6 children-2 who live on their own. She was not able to attend school.

She has been working with the Manuela Ramos Movement for the past eight and a half years. Her first loan was 300 new sols, which she used for her business by buying and selling animals.
With this loan of 3000 new sols, she will buy two dairy cows.
Eulogia works together with her husband. They have a farm, growing potatoes, limas beans, barley and oats.
Her dream is to improve her cattle and generate more income.

What she likes about the communal bank are the talks and the responsibility of the other members.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Miriam Palacio

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