A loan of $200 helped to buy piglets and chicks.

Maria's story

María is a member of the “Santiago Apóstol” communal bank. She lives in Puno Province and Department. She’s 51 years old, married and has 7 independent children. She’s never attended school.

She is a new member who has recently started working with the Manuela Ramos Movement. She sells cattle, milk, cheese and regional products. Her request is for 500 new soles that she will use to buy piglets and chicks to sell later. She works together with her husband.

Her dream for the future is to stay in business. What she likes best about her communal bank is the ease of loans.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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