A loan of $1,200 helped to buy supplies.

Julia Rosa's story

The communal bank is called “PRO DESARROLLO” and is located in the town of Pisac belonging to Calca Province, Cusco Department.

Julia, 36, is the member. She’s married and has three children who are 15, 13 and 9 years of age. She is a retailer. She sells emollients and school breakfasts independently. She buys supplies and medicinal herbs and every day prepares various natural boiled herbs called “emolientes” which actually are infusions or native teas used to alleviate various health problems, everything from a cough to liver and kidney problems and others. She needs the loan to buy supplies for her business.

She is grateful and expresses that she will meet her repayment obligations in a disciplined way.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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