A loan of $375 helped to invest it in the wholesale purchase of 200 cuyes.

Teresa's story

Introducing Teresa, a member of ”REYNITA DE BELEN DE CCORA, a Communal Bank located in the Ccorao district, Cala province and Cusco department.
Teresa is 56 years old, she is married and she has 5 children, who are all economically independent. She engages in buying and selling small animals. She buys “cuyes” (“cuy” is Quechua for Guinea pig) at wholesale prices, she breeds them and then she sells them to her customers. She is requesting a loan to invest it in the wholesale purchase of cuyes, and she will start by buying 200 cuyes. She would like to increase her business, in which she buys and sells cuyes that procreate and mature every two to four months.
She is grateful for this loans and she commits to complying with repaying her dues in accordance with her repayment schedule.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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