A loan of $400 helped to buy seeds and fertilizers.


Pailino's story

This borrower was born in the community of Uscarmarca, but he currently lives in the District of Challambamba. The District of Challambamba is located in Paucartambo Province in the Department of Cusco, Peru.


The borrower is 42 years old, married, and has four children. He is a member of the Communal Bank “Virgen de Chanca”. Known as a responsible and enterprising person, he engages in business activities such as cutting down trees, building houses, and farming. The borrower has a small plot of land on which he grows potatoes, ulluco, corn, beans, and other crops. He learned how to farm at a young age from his parents.


The borrower is taking this opportunity to request a loan in order to buy seeds and fertilizers. His dream is to buy a car and a house. He is grateful to everyone for this loan and promises to be punctual with his payments.


The community of Uscamarca is located in the District of Santo Tomas in the Province of Chumbivilcas, Cusco, Peru.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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