A loan of $775 helped to purchase vegetables such as tomatoes, onions, pumpkins, and lettuce.


Brigida's story

Brigida is a member of the Virgen Purificada de Angostura community bank, which is located in the district of Cusco, in the province of Cusco, and the department of Cusco.

Brigida is 42 years old, married, and has four children. She balances her daily activities with a business selling vegetables such as carrots, onions, tomatoes, and lettuce. She sells in the market from 8:00am until 5:00pm. At night, she sells sandwiches, including bread and cheese, bread and meat, and other types. With these small businesses, she is getting her children ahead.

Her dream is to have a store where she can sell sandwiches. She is asking for this loan to purchase vegetables such as tomatoes, onions, pumpkins, and lettuce. She is happy with this loan and promises to make her payments on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eileen Lloyd



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