A loan of $1,550 helped to buy small animals such as hens and guinea pigs.


Mario's story

Mario was born in the district of Challabamba, but he lives in the community of Jajahuana. (This community is located in the district of Challabamba, in the province of Paucartambo, in the department of Cusco, Peru). He is 57 years old and married, and he has ten children, three of whom are living with him, while the others are independent. He is a responsible and hard-working person who is helping his family get ahead, and his economic activities are working for a highway maintenance company and also farming, raising livestock and raising small animals. On this occasion he needs the loan to buy small animals such as hens and guinea pigs. His dream is to help all of his children become professionals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: April 12, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación Arariwa

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: April 12, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación Arariwa