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A loan of $2,275 helped a member to buy seeds and fertilizers for her small farm.

Los Tres Barrios - Qoricancha Group's story

The borrower belongs to the "Tres Barrios de Qoricancha" communal bank. She is 74 years old and lives with her partner. She alternates her daily activities, engaging in farming and livestock-raising. The borrower grows potatoes and corn, to later sell them to her customers who most request them.

In the same way, she raises her cows to sell them to those that ask to buy them. She works every day from approximately 7:00am to 4:00pm. She takes her cows out to pasture and to see to her crops. She is a responsible and determined person and this the way she is moving forward in life.

The borrower is requesting the loan to buy seeds and fertilizers for her small farm.

The other members also work in farming, as well as in livestock-raising, raising small animals and selling food.

The member shown in the attached photo is one who asked permission to arrive late to the meeting, and the person shown with their face covered does not belong to the communal bank.

The borrower feels grateful for the loan granted, and promised to make her instalment payments on time.

In this group: Isabel, Benigna, Mario, Melquiades, Marleny, Juliana, Nelly *, Maria Concepcion , Ramon
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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