A loan of $1,575 helped to buy merchandise such as wheat, dehydrated potato, tarwi, etc.


Bernardina's story

Bernardina belongs to the 'Santo Domingo' community bank which is located in Cusco district, in Cusco province and department.

Bernardina is 50 years old, lives with her partner, and has four children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her business buying and selling grains. She has been in this business for years and it is doing well thanks to the effort that she puts in every day. Bernardina sells her produce in one of the markets in the city of Cusco. She is a responsible, diligent person and this is how she provides for her family.

Bernardina is requesting this loan to buy merchandise such as wheat, dehydrated potato, tarwi (an Andean lupine with an edible bean), etc.

Bernardina is grateful for the loan she is receiving and pledges to make her repayments on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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