A loan of $650 helped purchase corn, quinoa and barley.


Esperanza's story

Esperanza is a member of the community bank Guadalupe. She is 51 years old, is married and has 5 children. Esperanza sells grains. She travels to different festivals where she sells vegetables and fruits and at the festivals she buys grains that she then sells at mills. In addition, Esperanza has a stall where she sells grains, vegetables, meat and potatoes. Esperanza needs a loan in the amount of 2000 soles which she will invest in the purchase of corn, quinoa and barley. Esperanza's dream is to improve her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Manzo



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