A loan of $575 helped to buy fodder, vitamins, and concentrated feed and to pay for maintenance of her guinea pig cages.


Josefina's story

Josefina is a member who was born in the District of Lucre in Quispicanchi Province, Department of Cusco. She is 34 years old, in a common-law relationship, and has one child. Josefina raises small animals, such as guinea pigs, but she also works as a tour guide. She has been raising animals for 10 years and has done very well. Josefina is taking this opportunity to request a loan for maintaining the guinea pig cages and to buy fodder, vitamins, and concentrated feed (a mixture of different grains). Her dream is to become an exporter of guinea pig meat.


Josefina is a member of the Communal Bank “Señor de Qoyllority de Lucre”, which is part of Asociación Arariwa in the city of Cusco.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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