A loan of $6,075 helped a member to buy potatoes.


Virgen De Guadalupe De Santiago Group's story

The members belong to the communal bank "Virgen de Guadalupe de Santiago", which is located in the San Sebastian district, province and department of Cusco.

Francisca has a partner. She is 45 years old and has two children. She works in her business selling potatoes, working from 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Through this work, she wants to make progress for her children. Her dream is to expand her business of selling potatoes. She requests the loan to buy potatoes.

The person whose face is covered with a circle does not belong to the communal bank "Virgen de Guadelupe de Santiago".

The members are grateful to the Kiva investors for having confidence in them, and they promise to be punctual with their scheduled payments.

In this group: Francisca, Gloria, Edison, Karina Laura, Jeanne, Jose Luis, Jose Guadalupe, Hilda, Nilo, Norma

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer joann stephan


This loan is special because:

It uses a group-lending method to reach low-income borrowers.



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