A loan of $1,100 helped to buy soft-drinks.


Juana's story

Juana is a member of the “Tarpuy” communal bank. She’s 49 years old and has 8 children. She’s been a member of Finca Perú for the last 10 years. Juana has a grocery store in Apacucha and she also sells cochineal and spiny holdback. She started out with a small store and has gradually been growing. Thanks to it she was able to educate her children and build her house. She will use the requested loan to buy soft-drinks and beer for her store. She is very grateful because everything is due to the training she’s gotten in her communal bank and the responsibility she was taught. Her goal is to be able to finish building her house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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