A loan of $925 helped to weed his corn fields.


Francisco's story

The member belongs to the Communal Bank "Virgen Concebida de Arin" The Communal Bank is located in the Arin district Calca province and Cusco region.

The member's name is Francisco. He is 56 years old, is married and has two children remaining at home, aged 18 and 17.

The member's main trade is agriculture and he cultivates corn and vegetables.

On this occasion the member wants to weed his land and to do so he needs to hire labourers. The member explains that weeding the land allows the plants to grow healthy and strong. The member has his own land, where he grows different products depending on the season. On this occasion he requires the loan to weed his corn fields.

The member is grateful for the loan and is committed to fulfilling his repayments according to the agreed repayment schedule.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sara Godwin



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