A loan of $375 helped to invest in buying corn seed to sow.


Hermelinda's story

Hermelinda is a member of the "Reyna D. los Ángeles D. Urquillos" community bank which is located in Urquillos district, in Calca province, in Cusco department.

Hermelinda is 58 years old, married, and has three children. Her main business activity is farming but she also sells vegetables. She sells all sorts of vegetables such as tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, beans, peas, carrots, onions and lettuce. She sells corn wholesale. She sells fresh corn and, when it is ripe, she also dries it and sells it as dried corn kernels.

Hermelinda is requesting this loan to invest in buying corn seed to sow. She is grateful for the support that she is being given and pledges to make her repayments in a disciplined manner.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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