A loan of $950 helped to buy small animals such as hens, ducks, pigs, and guinea pigs.


Edith's story

Edith is a member of the communal bank "Azucenas." She is 31 years old and is the single mother of 2 children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for a year and a half, and she has a business selling vegetables and clothing in the markets. She also sells small animals and cereals in the market. She enjoys the training sessions that she receives in her communal bank, because she has learned a lot about saving, distributing her profits, and how to educate her children. She will invest this loan in the purchase of small animals such as hens, ducks, pigs, and guinea pigs, and she will also buy cereals such as wheat, maca root, quinoa and amaranth.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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