A loan of $750 helped to invest in buying corn seed for the new planting season.

Carmen Rosa's story

This member belongs to the Communal Bank "Virgen Natividad". The banks is located in the district of Yucay, in the Province of Urubamba and the Department of Cusco.

The member is Carmen, she is 56 years old. The member is married, and has six children, four of whom are aged 21, 20, 23, and 14 years old. The member's other two children are financially independent.

The member works in sales. During February, March and April, the member sells corn, which she also takes to Arequipa and Juliaca. In this current time of year, the member buys and sells vegetables. She sells pumpkins, onions, tomatoes and other things.

The member also has a field, and now she wants to invest in purchasing seeds to plant white corn plants so as to harvest corn. The member is asking for the loan to invest in the purchase of corn seeds for the new planting season.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Arabella Pollack

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