A loan of $550 helped to buy animal feed for her animals.

Elefina's story

Elefina is 55 years old and she lives with her family in the Oyotún district. Her community is located two hours away from the town of Chiclayo, on the Peruvian northern coast, and they engage in agriculture, trading and animal breeding.

She breeds and sells pultry, ducks and “cuyes” (“cuy” is Quechua for Guinea pig), and her activity is located in her house; she also offer agricultural services. She is requesting a loan of 1500 PEN to buy animal feed to fatten her animals, in order to sell them to her customers, thus earning a better income for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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