A loan of $225 helped to invest in the purchase of small animals for sale, and ingredients for preparing her typical homemade meals.

Ines's story

This member belongs to the communal bank "LAS EMPRENDEDORAS DE ANDAHUAYLILLAS”. The communal bank is located in the district of Andahuaylillas in the province of Cusco and department of Cusco.

The member is Señora Ines. She is 31 years old and is in a live-in relationship; she has two children aged 9 and 3. Ines works raising small animals, specifically guinea pigs and farmyard poultry. She also makes chicha (a local drink) from a corn base. Ines has land where she grows and harvests yellow corn for making chicha de jora or chicha made from fermented corn. She also makes homemade meals.

Ines wants to invest her loan in purchasing small animals such as guinea pigs and chickens. She also wants to use it to purchase rice and sugar at wholesale. Ines is requesting the loan to purchase small animals for sale, and ingredients for making her typical homemade meals.

Ines is grateful for the loan, and commits to comply with her loan repayment schedule.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Arabella Pollack

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