A loan of $2,650 helped a member purchase candy, grains, rice, sugar, and small.

Villa Hermoza Group's story

The Villa Hermosa Microfinance Institute is in its third loan cycle with 15 members.

The group members have different businesses in which they sell grains, fast food, small animals, groceries, candy, and bread.

In Norma’s case, she is a married 32-year-old mother with 3 children. Norma travels to the different street markets in the region where she purchases grains and small animals, which she then sells at different markets throughout the city of Ayacucho.

On the other hand, Santona is a married 36-year-old mother with 2 children. She sells food outside the police academy. She also sells candy with the help of her daughter.

The group members need different loan amounts—anywhere from 300 to 600 to 900.00 PEN—for a total of 7,950.00 PEN from their microfinance institute.

The loan will be invested in purchasing candy, grains, rice, sugar, and small animals.

The group members dream of working more, of seeing their children become professionals and get ahead in life, and of buying their own homes.

In this group: Norma , Santona , Maruja Margarita, Julia , Ayda Lucila, Nelly , Esther , Aydee , Maria Luz Delfina, Sandra , Emilia , Alicia , Yeni , Yola Juana , Victor Efrain
*not pictured

Translator profile picture

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details