A loan of $4,425 helped a member operational Capital.


Urkupiña Group's story

The group “Urkupiña” is represented by Carmela, and composed of 15 members who are together in their fifth cycle, demonstrating punctuality, respect, and the desire to move ahead. In general, the members are engaged in different activities, among them the selling of food, beer, school materials, and groceries, and in the services of a hair salon, carpentry, and public transport. The fate of the financing is to increase their work capital to buy materials, raw ingredients, and tools to improve their jobs, making them more competitive in the market, and to generate income to give their families a better quality of life.

In this group: Carmela, Maria Nelva, Aracely Fatima, Santusa, Caren, Pablo*, Jose Luis *, Esther, Karina, Maria Dolores, Sandra, Maritza Maribel, Mary, Zeneida, Eliana
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cara Gutterman


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