A loan of $4,575 helped a member operating capital for their respective businesses.

Siempre Unidos Group's story

These members belong to the Communal Bank “Siempre Unidos” (Always United). They live in the city of Cusco. The majority of them share vending posts at the places where they work and are involved in similar business activities.

The members divide their time among various activities associated with their retail businesses at the Virgen Asunta Market in Cusco. The majority of the group sells clothing, fruit, potatoes, etc. Other male members, with the use of their motorcycle taxis, offer transportation services. One member sells flatware (knives, forks, spoons, etc.). Others have grocery stores where they sell rice, sugar, oil, etc. Another member is an electrician who repairs radios, televisions, and other appliances. One member has a restaurant and offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The members are requesting a loan to use as working capital for increasing their inventory. As a result, they hope to increase their sales and improve the quality of life for their families.

The members value and appreciate the loan that has been provided to them. They agree to make their payments on the established due dates.

(Group members Mirian and Gladis requested permission not to appear in the photo.)

In this group: Belisario, Benita, Mirian*, Victor Enrique, Jeramil, Gladis Melva*, Isabel, Jose Carlos, Roxana, Gloria Elena, Aydee, Juan, Laura, Nicomedes, Roberto Junior, Yenny Margot, Estherlin Ericka, Analy Margot, David Sixto
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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