A loan of $2,375 helped a member to purchase merchandise.

Urpicha Ii Group's story

The Urpicha Communal Bank begins its 39th cycle with 20 members. They are engaged in a variety of businesses such as the sale of the usual groceries, sweets, vegetables, meals, cosmetics, beverages, books, clothing and cheese. In the case of Melva Luz, she is 24 years old, living with her domestic partner and expecting her first child. Melva sells books that she offers to different institutions and, what's more, she is studying to become an Educational Assistant. Meanwhile, Tabiña is 20 years old, living with her domestic partner and has one son. She has a store in her house where she sells groceries and firewood. The members need various loan amounts, 200, 600 or 800 Sols, making a total of 7,400 Sols worth of loans in the communal bank. Their loans will be invested in the purchase of rice, sugar, cheeses, meat, cooking oil, vegetables, sweets and cosmetics. These members dream of having their own houses, that their children will become professional people, that their businesses will prosper and that they will have more savings.

In this group: Fabiana , Marina , Osmaldina , Delicia , Guillermina , Maria Irene , Liliana , Tabiña , Viety , Lidia , Melva Luz , Sthefany, Haydee , Herlinda , Martina , Clina , Manuela , Cynthia , Yolanda , Constantina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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