Funded

Total loan: $200
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A loan of $200 helped to buy seeds and fertilizers.


Victoria's story

Victoria was born in the community of Pumapaccha, where she still lives. She is 21 years old, lives in a common-law marriage and has a child. Victoria is a hardworking and enterprising person that gets ahead with a lot of effort and hard work. She makes handicrafts, more specifically different types of knitting: scarfs, chullos [an Andean style of hat with earflaps] and blankets. She also works in agriculture. She has several pieces of land where she grows different types of potatoes, tarwi [a species of lupine grown in the Andes] and other types of vegetables.

Victoria has been a member of communal bank “Tahuantinsuyo” for some years and is now requesting a loan to buy seeds and fertilizers.

(The community of Pumapaccha is located in the Colquepata district, Paucartambo province, in the department of Cusco).

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 22, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación Arariwa

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 22, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación Arariwa