A loan of $4,400 helped a member purchase fruits, vegetables, quinoa, wheat, rice, sugar, and mobile phone accessories.

Tu Ángel Lucy Group's story

The communal bank group “Tu Ángel Lucy” is beginning its 13th loan cycle with 30 members. They operate different businesses selling various products such as vegetables, prepared meals, fruits, spices, clothing, cereals, flowers, groceries and mobile phone accessories.

Such is the case with Maria Luz, who is 40 years old, married and has 4 children. She travels to the markets and fairs selling food.

Mayra is a 27 year old single mother of 1 son. She sells clothes upon request. Her sales are maD. on a credit basis to traders in the marketplace. She also travels to fairs where she buys and sells grain at the wholesale food market.

Silvia is 21 years old, single, and lives with her parents. She sells mobile phone accessories from a rented space.

The members need loans of different amounts ranging from 300 soles, 500 soles, 600 soles, and 800 soles, for a total of 13,300 soles for the entire communal bank group.

Their loans will be used to purchase fruits, vegetables, quinoa, wheat, rice, sugar, and mobile phone accessories.

Some of the members’ goals incluD. purchasing a car, financing their children’s education so that they can become professionals, building a home, and improving their businesses.

In this group: Mayra Senaida , Maria Luz , Silvia , Margarita Reina , Olimpia , Emilia , Daniela , Julia Mercedes , Justina , Estela , Emilia , Lourdes Angelica , Cristina Cirila , Antonia , Asuncion Paulina, Eusebia , Edith Karina , Elizabeth Maribel , Gardenia Lupe , Norma , Augusta Daniela, Maria , Julieta , Brigida , Sonia , Nancy , Carolina, Ana Isabel , Agustina , Rosa

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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