A loan of $550 helped to buy more small animals like Guinea pigs.

Alberta's story

Alberta was born in the community of Tahuantisuyo in Paucartambo province but she currently lives in the city of Paucartambo. She is 25 years old and is mother and father to her only son.

Alberta is a fighter and a hard worker. She has been able to get ahead in spite of adversity. Her main job is cleaning for a public organization but she also does business selling and buying small animals. That is, she raises small animals like Guinea pigs and chickens. She has been in this business for several years and it is going very well for her because she puts a lot of effort into her work. She belongs to the communal bank Señor De Torrechayoc, and this time she is requesting a loan in order to purchase more small animals like Guinea pigs. She appreciates and values the loan and promises to comply with the payment of her monthly installments.

(The city of Paucartambo is located in the district of Paucartambo, in Paucartambo province, department of Cusco, Perú).

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariana Sanchis

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