A loan of $800 helped to buy chickens, vaccinations and chicken feed.

Laura Matilde's story

Laura Matilde is 36 years old. She is married and has one child. She lives in the Cuatro Esquinas neighborhood of Guaranda, in the province of Bolívar.

She is a member of the Cuatro Esquinas Central community bank. She lives twenty minutes from the office. The community bank is made up of 16 members who all live in Cuatro Esquinas.

Laura Matilde makes a living raising and selling chickens. She has requested a loan to buy chickens, vaccinations, and chicken feed. She makes her purchases and sales in Guaranda. With the help of this loan she will be able to continue her business.

Her dream is to have her own vehicle which she can use to transport the animals. The challenge she has come across is her competition. In her free time she likes to relax and is looking forward to enjoying the Christmas season.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Kell

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