A loan of $950 helped to invest in purchasing feed and animals, and also to purchase fish.

Maria Margarita's story

María is a 27 year old woman. She is married and has two dependent children. She lives in Anexo San Miguel, in Caserío Cruz del Médano, which is 20 minutes away fron the city of Mórrope.
The activity María performs is raising and selling animals, which she sells bi-weekly. She raises her animals in farmyards located outside her residence. She feeds them rice powder and natural grasses. María also sells ice, flavored ice, and frozen juice-bags from home, as well as fish. She has received a good response from the public comprising her customer base. Her husband works as a laborer in a rice mill, which contributes to their family income.
The loan amount requested is 2500 nuevos soles, which will be put towards investing in the purchase of animals and their respective feeds, and also in the purchase of fish for sale, which will expand her business. This way she will generate more income, which will allow María to improve her quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariana Sanchis

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