A loan of $875 helped to purchase pigs and chickens.


María Yolanda's story

Mrs. Maria is a partner who founded the loan group Pucacurz. She likes her group because of the friendship and fellowship that exists; also, the loans help her move forward with her family. She lives in the vicinity of the Cuenca Valley parish, a place where she enjoys the natural beauty, as it is located on top of a mountain and from there the scenery can be observed. The people engage in farm work, such as raising animals, agriculture, and many commute to the city daily to work in different activities.

Mrs. Maria is 25 years old, she is married and as a result of her conjugal union she has conceived 2 children (1 and 2 years old). Her husband is a construction worker, and the house where she lives is her own.

Mrs. Maria spends her time at home and works raising chickens, pigs, calves, and guinea pigs. She also works in agriculture, for the home consumption and to sell. She will invest the money from the loan to purchase chickens and pigs. Her goal is expand the animal business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Luisa Islas


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