Virgen De Natividad I Group
The members of this communal bank “Virgen de Natividad I” are neighbors and friends from Urubamba province in the department of Cusco. They are always looking for opportunities to get ahead and work hard every day to provide a brighter future for their children. The members' businesses include raising and selling small animals such as guinea pigs, chickens, and ducks; selling maize beer; selling plastics; selling pasta; and the man works in construction. (The male member did not attend the meeting because he had to work, but his wife is representing him in the photo.) The members are grateful for the opportunity offered and promise to make their payments on time.
The city of Cusco is located in the province and department of Cusco. It is the ancient city of the Incas and is a tourist area known for its archeological centers, its historic district, its landscape and history, and for being a charming city in the southern part of the country. Cusco is also known for its traditional Inti Raymi festival and because Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the world, is here.
Este grupo está conformado por vecinos y amigos que formaron el banco comunal “Virgen de Natividad I” en la provincia del Urubamba del departamento del Cusco. Este banco comunal está conformado por personas que buscan a cada momento las oportunidades para salir adelante y con su esfuerzo diario entregar un mejor futuro a sus hijos. Las actividades económicas de los socios son por ejemplo; venta de crianza de animales menores como cuyes, gallinas, patos y chanchos, venta de chicha de jora, venta de plásticos, venta de pasto y el socio varón brinda servicio de construcción. (El socio varón no está presente en la reunión por motivos de trabajo pero su esposo la representa en el banco comunal).
Los socios en general agradecen la oportunidad brindada y se comprometen a cumplir con el pago de sus diferentes cuotas en los plazos establecidos.
Cusco está ubicado en el distrito y provincia del Cusco del departamento del Cusco en pleno corazón de la antigua ciudad de los Incas y se caracteriza por ser una zona turística, por sus centros arqueológicos, por su centro histórico, por sus paisajes, por su historia y por ser una ciudad encantadora de la Región del Sur del país. Cusco es conocido también por su fiesta tradicional del Inti Raymi y porque se encuentra una de las siete maravillas del mundo “Machupicchu”.
Important InformationAbout Asociación Arariwa
Asociación Arariwa is a large non-governmental organization that started offering microcredit in 1994 to improve the quality of life, skills and equity of the population in the rural Cusco region of Peru. Arariwa serves the southern Andean provinces of Peru, and is distinguished by its efforts to reach the very poor, who often live in isolated rural areas. Arariwa fosters village banking, supports savings accounts, promotes access to education, and empowers women entrepreneurs (who make up 78% of its borrowers).
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
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