A loan of $1,425 helped a member to buy young pigs and animal feed.

Sagitario Group's story

Victoria belongs to the Sagitario communal bank located in the Lurigancho Chosica district. This communal bank is made up of seven members who are all women with a great desire to get ahead and be successful in their businesses.

One of these women is Victoria. She is 40 years old, is in a civil union and is the mother of three children. One of them is an adult and two of them are under her care. Victoria works cleaning chickens in business that sells poultry. She has been working there for four years.

With this last loan she wants to realize her goal of making a living raising pigs by buying young ones and animal feed. Raising these animals is very hard, but it is the work that Victoria wants to do on a daily basis. She wanted to start the business when she was given two small piglets and shown how to work with them.

She wants to be able to pay for her oldest child's studies with this business.

In this group: Victoria, Flora, Antonia*, Paulina, Rosa Lidia, Teresa Dionicia, Celia Claudia
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Monica Wooters

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