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A loan of $400 helped to buy tarwi beans wholesale.


Hilaria's story

The member, Hilaria, belongs to Virgen del Carmen de Yuncaypata Communal Bank, located in the community of Yuncaypata in the province and department of Cusco. Hilaria continues with her business buying and selling dried goods such as quinoa and tarwi beans.

She has been in this business for years and it's going well for her thanks to the effort she puts into it every day. She buys her merchandise in the district of Pisaq and later sells it in the street markets in one of the markets in Cusco. She's a responsible and hardworking person, this being the way she gets her family ahead.

She's requesting the loan to buy merchandise wholesale, such as tarwi beans.

She's happy about the loan and pledges to make the payments punctually.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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