A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase a head of livestock and supplies for making "emolientes" (a local breakfast beverage), like wholesale barley and sugar.


Julia Rosa's story

The member belongs to the communal bank “Pro Desarrollo" (For Development). The bank is located in the Pisaq District, which belongs to Calca Province and Cusco Department. The member is Sra. Julia Rosa. She is 36 years old, married and has 3 children. The member's daily activities include buying and selling livestock, which she brings to places such as Anta, Sicuani and Compabata, and selling "emolientes" (a local breakfast beverage) like mates. She works from 5:00a.m. until 10:00p.m. Through these businesses, the member is able to help her children get ahead. She would like to expand her livestock business as well as her "emolientes" business. The member is requesting the loan to purchase a head of livestock and "emolientes" making supplies like wholesale barley and sugar. The member is happy about the loan and promises to comply with her repayment schedule.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marni Siegal



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