A loan of $1,875 helped a member buy rice, sugar, drinks, small animals and grain.


Las Flores Group's story

The members of Las Flores Community Bank are from the Paltamarca community, in the Pachamarca Distrint, of the Churcampa Province. The Paltamarca community is located at 2800 M.S.N.M. For the most part, the population is engaged in farming activities. They produce corn and raise livestock.

Paulina is married and has seven children. Paulina has a store in her house where she sells general groceries. Paulina needs a loan for 400 PEN to buy groceries and plastic products. Paulina’s dream is for her children to become professionals.

Rufina is married and has five children. Rufina buys small animals and sells them in the different fairs. She also sells food and drinks. Rufina plans to use the loan to buy more products to expand her business. Rufina’s dreams are to expand her business and devote her time to fattening her animals.

Rosa is married and has seven children. Rosa buys and sells small animals and cheese. Rosa needs a loan for 200 PEN to buy a pig. Rosa’s dreams are to educate her children and to devote her time to fattening her animals.

In this group: Olga , Donitila , Julia , Julia , Paulina , Ignacia , Rosa , Rufina , Donatilda , Martha

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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