A loan of $325 helped buy medicine and pay farm workers.


Herminia's story

Herminia is a member of the "Generosidad" (Generosity) Village Bank. Herminia has a farm, located four hours from the city of Ayacucho, where she grows avocados, lemons, tomatoes and cucumbers. She sells her produce in the cities of Andahuaylas and Ayacucho. Herminia needs a loan of 1000 soles to buy medicine and to pay her farm workers. Herminia’s dreams are to improve her business, for her children to go to school, and to have a stable location from which to sell her products.

Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva fellow

Herminia es socia del Banco Comunal Generosidad. Herminia es casada, tiene 39 años y 6 hijos, Herminia se dedica a la agricultura en sus terrenos de pampas que se ubica a 4 horas de la ciudad de Ayacucho, en donde produce limón, palta, tomate, pepinillo, sus productos los vende en las ciudades de Andahuaylas y Ayacucho. Herminia necesita un préstamo de 1000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de remedios y pago de los peones.

Los sueños de Herminia son mejorar su negocio, sus hijos estudien y tener un puesto estable para vender sus productos.



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