A loan of $3,175 helped a member to buy small animals, vegetables, grains, cheese, and wool.

Hatun Tarpuy Group's story

The members of the community bank Hatún Tarpuy are from the community Yaruca, in the district of Vinchos, in the province of Huamanga, in the department of Ayachucho. The community is located one hour and 45 minutes from the city of Ayacucho. The inhabitants work in agriculture and livestock.

Adela is married. She has 6 children, the eldest of whom is 16 and the youngest of whom is 1. Adela buys and sells vegetables in her community and also in markets. For this she has the help of her husband and children. With this loan she would begin a project buying pigs in order to fatten them, and also vegetables. Adela is saving to buy the things that she needs and she dreams of improving her business, educating her children.

Celestina is a single mother, and she has 3 children. Celestina began with her business when she was very young, buying cheeses from her community which she later sells in the city of Ayacucho. Also she takes orders for jackets. She would use her loan for her project of buying cheese and wool. Celestina dreams that her children might become professionals, and to improve her business.

Paulina is married and she has 6 children. Paulina works buying and selling small animals in her own community. She manages this work with the help of her husband and children. Paulina dreams of saving enough to assure the future of her family and to educate her children.

In this group: Julia , Paulina , Pastora , Benedicta , Livia , Lidia Haydee, Zenaida , Paulina , Marcelina , Bertha , Celestina , Rosa , Mari Luz , Adela , Celia , Mirian Vanessa , Norma

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jessica Kaminsky

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