A loan of $900 helped basilia needs a loan of 2600 soles (3 soles = $1), which she will invest in buying flour, butter, and yeast.


Basilia's story

Basilia has belonged to the community bank Señor D. Huanca for eight months. She mentioned that in the bank she has learned to save, to be responsible, how to manage money, and about good nutrition.

Basilia is 48 years old. She is married and has seven children. Basilia owns a bakery where she makes a variety of breads. For the past five years Basilia has worked together with her children and husband to make the business successful. She and her husband started out as employees in another bakery but little by little were able to open their own store. They sell their bread from their house and at a variety of markets in the towns of Putaja and Tambo Cucho.

Basilia needs a loan of 2600 soles (3 soles = $1), which she will invest in buying flour, butter, and yeast. Basilia will use her savings to build a house out of more durable materials. Her dream is that her business will continue to grow and that her children will be professionals.



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