A loan of $650 helped to buy bananas.

Segundina's story

Segundina is a member of the community bank Yachay Wasi, which means "House of Knowledge" in Quechua. Segundina is 48 years old, married, and has 5 children. Segundina, with her husband and son, sells lumber, which she acquires in the Ayacuchan jungle where she travels weekly. Segundina owns two cars to transport her products, which she sells to lumber yards. Segundina also brings fruit from the jungle to sell mainly to merchants in the markets of Ayacucho.

Segundina needs a loan of 2000 soles which she will use to buy bananas.

Segundina dreams of expanding her business and that her youngest son will have his own business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer L K

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