A loan of $4,550 helped a member invest in their businesses.


Exito Group's story

The Éxito Communal Bank is located in the Huanta province, which is 48 km from the Ayacucho department. It is 2,625 meters above sea level.

Fortuna is a widow with three children. She sells food. She counts on her children’s support, and they help her with the business. Fortuna is asking for a loan to set her business up with furniture to make it comfortable for her customers. Fortunata is saving to pay for her children’s education to become professionals.

Teresa is married and has three children. She sells groceries; her husband and children help her. Teresa wants to stock her business with more merchandise. She needs a loan to do that. Teresa’s goal is to get a car, which she would be able to use to take her merchandise to other communities.

In this group: Fortunata , Teresa Jesus, Rita, Roberta, Esther, Juliana, Gregoria, Carmen, Eulogia, Carmen Alejandra, Vilma, Emiliana, Genobeva, Maria, Gladys, Julia Paulina, Eusebia
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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