A loan of $550 helped to buy animals such as guinea pigs.

Vilma's story

Vilma is 31 years old and was born in the city of Urubamba, in Cusco department. She is a hard-working and enterprising mother who works to get her two children ahead in life. She tells us that the people in her community work in farming and livestock raising. Vilma, for example, sells animals such as hens, pigs, sheep and guinea pigs. She also sells beer at festivals in the city of Urubamba. She has been in this business for four years and it is doing very well. On this occasion, Vilma requires her loan to buy animals such as guinea pigs.

Vilma is a member of Asociación Arariwa's "Villa Marcela de Virgen del Carmen" community bank and has been working with her fellow bank members for several years.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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