A loan of $775 helped to purchase guinea pigs for resale at her business.


Faustina's story

Faustina is 45 years old, and is married with five children. She was born in the city of Huasao, but currently lives in the city of Saylla. Faustina makes a living selling vegetables and raising small animals, such as pigs and guinea pigs. She has been working in this trade for several years, and she believes that business is going well because of all her hard work and dedication to her business and clients.

In addition to her retail business, Faustina also runs a small restaurant where she cooks up savory, traditional dishes, including roast guinea pig and other delicious options. She plans to use the support from this loan to purchase guinea pigs for her businesses.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gillian Goodrich



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