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Total loan: $6,225

Sumac Puririsun Group

CUSCO, Cusco, Peru / Agriculture

Sumac Puririsun Group's loan finished fundraising, but these other borrowers need your support

A loan helped to buy guinea pigs and hens, and feed for the guinea pigs and hens.

Sumac Puririsun Group's story

These members belong to the communal bank "Sumac Puririsun". The bank is located in the Cusco district, in the Cusco province of the Cusco department.

This member is Luz Marina. She is 47 years old, single and has two children. She has a business raising and selling animals. She is a very enterprising woman who wants to make ends meet through this business. The member is requesting a loan to buy guinea pigs and hens, and feed for the guinea pigs and hens.

The other members run the following types of businesses: beauty product sales, arts and crafts sales, a grocery store, and animal sales.

The member is grateful to those who help her with her dream in this way. She is committed to meeting her established repayments.