A loan of $750 helped to buy livestock and fertilizer.


Maria Augusta's story

María, 63, has a spouse and a son in her care. She lives in her own house located the Tupac Inca Yupanqui hamlet in Tambogrande District. She lives in the rural part of the district and only has electricity.

María’s activity is raising livestock. She has various animals like sheep, pigs and barnyard fowl that she raises and fattens up in her back yard to then sell in the local market. She’s been in this line of work for more than ten years. Her husband is a farmer; he has one hectare of farmland planted with mangoes and lemons that generate income to cover loan costs and contribute to the family’s basic needs.

The loan is for 2000 new soles that will be used to buy livestock similar to what she already has and to buy fertilizer for her fields.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz


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