A loan of $550 helped to buy wholesale corn, wheat, and quinoa.


Victoria's story

Victoria belongs to the Fraternidad de Urubamba Communal Bank. The bank is located in the Urubamba district, Urubamba province, Cusco department.

Victoria, age 49, is married and has four children. She alternates her daily activities with her business of selling corn and dried products like wheat, quinoa, and barley. She has a stand at the Urubamba market, and she works there from 5:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

It is through this business that she gets her children ahead. She wants to improve her business of selling corn and dried grains.

She is requesting the loan to buy wholesale corn, wheat, and quinoa. She is happy about the loan, and she pledges to make all of her payments

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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