A loan of $325 helped to buy guinea pigs for her business.

Faustina's story

The borrower belongs to the communal bank “IMA SUMAC SUNCCO.” The bank is located in the province of Cusco, in the department of Cusco.

The borrower’s name is Faustina. She is 36 years old, married and has 4 children. She alternates her daily activities with the business of buying and selling vegetables such as carrots, onions, and celery among others, selling in one of the Cusco city markets, while at the same time she raises small animals such as guinea pigs and chickens in order to sell them later to her customers who request them. She has been in this business a good time and things are going well thanks to the effort she puts in each day being able by doing this to provide for her family.

The borrower is asking for a loan in order to buy guinea pigs for her business. She is happy for the loan and she pledges to complete her payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand

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