A loan of $200 helped to finish a room in her home.


Raquel's story

Raquel is 36 years old and lives together with her husband and son in the hamlet of Chumbenique in a rural zone of Oyotun. People in the area work in agriculture, sales, and livestock. The town is located two hours from the city of Chiclayo, on the northern coast of Perú. Raquel works raising and selling small animals and has been doing so for five years. Her business is located in her home. Her husband works in agriculture. She is asking for a loan of 500 nuevos soles (Peruvian currency) in order to finish a room in her home and in that way have a more agreeable place to rest.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Debra McMahon



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