A loan of $775 helped to buy vegetables in batches, in other words to buy hot peppers and carrots among other vegetables.


Nicolasa's story

Nicolasa was born in the small town of Huayocari in the district of Huayllabamba and lives in the same district where she was born. (The district of Huayllabamba belongs to the province of Calca in the department of Cusco). She is 53 years old. She is a widow, but has two children. She works in agriculture, an inheritance from her parents. So, she sows and harvests different types of vegetable such as cabbage, corn, carrots, broccoli, onions, beans, hot peppers and more. She sells her vegetables in various markets in the city of Cusco. At this time, she requires a loan to buy vegetables in batches, in other words to buy hot peppers and carrots among other vegetables. Nicolasa also raises small animals such as guinea pigs, chickens, pigs and other animals. She is a member of the communal bank “Pro Mujer De Huayocari” with Asociación Arariwa. She is a responsible and collaborative person.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jacqueline Demeranville



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