A loan of $775 helped to buy carrots, potatoes, yucca, lettuce, herbs, sweet potato, onions, etc.


Lucia's story

Lucia, 33, is a member of Las Gaviotas Communal Bank. She is married and the mother of three children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for six years. She works selling vegetables. Every week she takes vegetables to sell from the city to her little town. In her experience as a member of FINCA Perú she has learned the importance of savings, punctuality, and responsibility. Her dream for the future is to be able to buy a plot of land where she can build her house. She will invest the loan she is requesting in merchandise for her business, such as carrots, potatoes, yucca, lettuce, herbs, sweet potato, onions, etc.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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