A loan of $750 helped to buy chickens and also to buy yarn wholesale.

Virginia's story

Virginia is a member of the "Manos Juntas de Rumichaca Alta" community bank which is located in Urubamba district, in Urubamba province, in Cusco department.

Virginia is 48 years old, married, and has eight children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her business raising chickens. She also has a knitting business, knitting sweaters and pants (trousers) to order. She sells the chickens that she raises as an itinerant vendor and, through these small businesses, she supports her children. Virginia would like to expand and improve her chicken-raising business and improve her knitting business. She is requesting this loan to buy chickens and also to buy yarn wholesale.

Virginia is happy to be receiving her loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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