A loan of $550 helped to buy rice, sugar, milk and noodles and also to buy seeds at wholesale.


Bernardina's story

Bernardina, 50, belongs to the “Amanecer Anteña” (Anta Dawn) communal bank located in Anta District belonging to Anta Province, Cusco Department.

She has a spouse. She alternates her daily activities with running a grocery store. She sells rice, sugar, milk and noodles. She also has a field where she grows corn and potatoes that she then sells at wholesale. She wants to expand the grocery store and the farming business. She is asking for the loan to buy rice, sugar, milk and noodles and also to buy seeds at wholesale.

She is happy with the loan and commits to make her installment payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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