A loan helped to buy young animals to raise and later sell.

Sonia Maribel's story

Sonia Maribel is 33 years old, single and has a secondary education. She shares her family’s home with her sister, which is made of recycled materials.

Sonia Maribel lives in the rural part of the district that has running water and electricity. Her community is primarily based on agriculture, ranching and commerce. It is located in the district of Pucará, Jaén province in the northerly Andean region of Cajamarca in Peru.

Sonia Maribel raises young animals under 4 years old, which generates revenue for her subsistence. The loan will be used to invest in the purchase of young animals to raise and later sell. With this she will generate greater revenue and improve her quality of life. For this line of work there is no increased competition in the area and with it she can receive better prices and greater profits.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer anonymized.

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